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Monday, 11 March 2013
11 March 2013

X Train hires HR director

Las Vegas Railway Express, Inc., hired Vicki DiBernardo as human resources director to head up the task of hiring, training and preparing the new employees for the X Train, which will need a team of approximately 100 employees to begin p ...
The demand for public transportation rose last year as Americans took 10.5 billion trips, the second highest ridership since 1957, and 154 million more trips than the previous year, according to a report released today by the Amer ...
The Panama Canal Railway Company (PCRC), jointly owned by Kansas City Southern and Mi-Jack Produ ...
Monday, 11 March 2013
11 March 2013

FECI names All Aboard Florida officers

Florida East Coast Industries (FECI) on Monday announced the appointment of Donald C. Robinson as President and Chief Operating Officer for All Aboard Florida, the country's first privately owned intercity passenger rail system, that will conne ...
California’s Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board has adopted an updated Memorandum of Understanding with the California High Speed Rail Authority that “lays the foundation for modernizing the Caltrain system through an early investment in the Peninsula Corridor and the eventual creation o ...
Thursday, 07 March 2013
07 March 2013

New York MTA gets $193 million in Sandy aid

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are awarding New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority $193.1 million in Hurricane Sandy recovery funds, including initial reimbursement costs incurred by New York City Transit, Long Island Ra ...
Thursday, 07 March 2013
07 March 2013

Late-month rally: U.S. freight traffic up

Both U.S. freight carload traffic and U.S. intermodal volume rose in the week ending March 2, 2013, the Association of American Railroads reported Thursday, a departure of the split results recorded for much of this year and predominant during 2012 as well.

Thursday, 07 March 2013
07 March 2013

LA City Council OKs streetcar funds

The Los Angeles City Council Wednesday voted to approve up to $352 million in operating funds for a proposed streetcar linking the city's Civic Center and its Convention Center, as well as several neighborhoods.

Thursday, 07 March 2013
07 March 2013

TransLink study favors more Skytrain technology

Brushing aside mounting complaints of modal bias from some British Columbia rail advocates and Vancouver metropolitan area officials, TransLink says its latest study shows SkyTrain technology is the best bet for expanding rail options to Vancouver and Surrey.

Thursday, 07 March 2013
07 March 2013

NJ Transit equipment recovery work continues

New Jersey Transit Corp. has awarded Bombardier Transportation a $16 million contract for repair to its BiLevel fleet damaged by flooding during Hurricane Sandy last October.

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