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A webinar July 9, 2014 entitled Achieving Optimized Capital Planning and Asset Reliability is being offered by Railway Age and sister publication Railway Track & Structures, along with Bentley Systems, Inc.

Keolis Commuter Services officially began operating the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority's 14 regional passengers rail lines as midnight arrived Tuesday morning, July 1, 2014.

Pushback against crude-by-rail (CBR) oil shipments continues to develop in a variety of ways, from local protests to looming action from the Department of Transportation (DOT) and the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA).

Trinity Industries, Inc. has announced its intent to acquire Meyer Steel Structures, a provider of tubular steel structure for electricity transmission and generation, for about $600 million.

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn and Illinois U.S. Sen. Dick Durban (D) joined Union Pacific President and COO Lance Fritz Friday, June 27, 2014, to announce a joint $90 million addition of a third track to Metra's West Line.

Indiana's Department of Transportation has selected Corridor Capital, LLC as its "preferred vendor" to manage and operate Amtrak's Hoosier State between Indianapolis and Chicago.

July 28, 2014, is the date now set for groundbreaking ceremonies initiating work on Detroit's M1 steetcar project, M1 officials said Friday, June 27.

Kansas City Southern has named Gary W. Jarboe Vice President Mechanical Operations for Kansas City Southern Railway (KCSR), closely coordinating with the leadership of Kansas City Southern de Mexico, S.A. de C.V. (KCSM). Jarboe, based in Kansas City, reports to Executive Vice President and Chie ...
At its 25th Annual Client Conference June 23-25, 2014, GE Transportation announced new software systems and services and recognized seven customers with its Fast Track Award for rail industry software excellence and innovation.

In a 24-page submission to the Surface Transportation Board dated Thursday, June 26, 2014, the Association of American Railroads (AAR) responded to STB's request "seeking input on the Board's rate reasonableness complaint procedures related to the transportation of grain by rail."

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