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Whirlpool Corp. has named Kansas City Southern its Rail Carrier of the Year for the second consecutive year. ...
Union Pacific Railroad said Monday it will continue improving the transportation infrastructure in Iowa by investing nearly $10.5 million in the rail line that runs from Des Moines to Iowa Falls. ...
Brookhaven Rail Terminal (BRT), a partnership of Long Island and upstate New York business interests, and US Rail of NY, LLC (USRNY), a licensed short line railroad operator, on Tuesday will celebrate the grand opening of Brookhaven Rail Terminal, located in Yaphank, N.Y. ...
26 September 2011

BNSF advances

BNSF Railway’s planned Southern California International Gateway (SCIG) reached an important milestone with the release on Friday of a Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) for public review and comment. ...
The Surface Transportation Board will hear an oral argument Oct. 25 on a tricky question involving freight that gains weight under snow and ice conditions after it is tendered to the carrier. STB summed up the case in a statement on Friday: “Ag Processing Inc ...
Union Pacific Railroad said Friday it will continue improving the transportation infrastructure in Missouri by investing nearly $5 million in the rail line that runs from Pleasant Hill to Independence, Mo. ...
23 September 2011

LACMTA certifies LRT FEIS

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority Board of Directors Thursday certified the Final Environmental Impact Statement/ Final Environmental Impact Report (FEIS/FEIR) for the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Corridor Project. ...
San Antonio’s VIA Metropolitan Transit, with new faces put in place for its Streetcar Commission, has reaffirmed a proposal to introduce streetcars to the city. ...
BNSF’s Belen Yard in New Mexico will be adding the RailComm Blue Flag Indicator (BFI) System to its facility, Fairport, N.Y.-based RailComm said Friday. ...
22 September 2011

Second Avenue Subway

The tunnel boring machine underneath Manhattan’s Second Avenue reportedly completed its work Thursday on the second subway tunnel running from 92nd Street to 63rd Street, breaking through to an existing MTA New York City Transit tunnel near the Lexington Avenue/63rd Street station, and mark ...
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