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The American Public Transportation Association late Monday released a statement from APTA President and CEO Michael Melaniphy, praising the six-year transportation plan announced by President Obama in his budget proposal.

A critical location in the Chicago rail network for the flow of rail traffic is the Englewood Interlocking, the cause of numerous delays to Amtrak, Metra, and Norfolk Southern trains.

Fairport, N.Y.-based RailComm said Monday it has been selected to provide a wireless remote control derail system for Indiana Railroad Co.'s facility in Jasonville, Ind.

Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood toured the Siemens Mobility plan in South Sacrmento, Calif., on Wednesday, extolling it as an example of how U.S. workers can provide quality manufactured goods.

By accident or, more likely, by design, Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty has undercut Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, and affirmed his support for the City Council, by saying the province will heed the council's wish to reinstate light rail transit as the major mode for rail expansion.

When Abraham Lincoln signed the Pacific Railway Act of July 1, 1862, creating the original Union Pacific, his vision for the transcontinental railroad was to connect a nation from east to west. Lincoln did not live to see the completion of the transcontinental railroad, but his vision was fulfill ...

New Jersey Transit says ticket vending machines now cover every station in its statewide rail system, and advises passengers to use them in order to avoid a ticket surcharge if boarding any train without a ticket.

Montana Rail Link (MRL) and the Northeast States for Coordinate Air Use Management (NESCAUM) have contracted with international engine heating technology company Hotstart to provide APUs (Auxiliary Power Units) on 61 diesel-electric locomotives.

U.S. freight carload traffic for the week ending Feb. 4, 2012 advanced 6.2% measured against the comparable week in 2011, the Association of American Railroads reported Thursday. U.S. intermodal volume did even better, up 16.8% compared with the same week last year. AAR noted significant, adverse ...

Bombardier Transportation said Thursday that, in the presence of more than 100 of Sweden’s top rail industry decision-makers, it presented its Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) for the Bombardier REGINA X55 intercity train to Swedish operator SJ.

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