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Beset by delays throughout 2014, the launch of revenue service on Seattle's First Hill streetcar line is now tentatively set for this November.

The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. announced Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014 it has received new orders amounting to 10,300 railcar units during its fiscal fourth quarter, which ended Aug. 31, 2014.

Add Ford Motor Co. and DTE Energy to the list of Detroit-area companies committing funding and other support to the nascent Detroit M1 (or M-1) streetcar project, now under construction.

MTA Metro-North Railroad, beleaguered by accidents, oversights, and relentless negative media coverage during the past 12 months, offered some good news to the public on Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, as it was recognized for its energy savings efforts in Grand Central Terminal.

The Association of American Railroads (AAR) said Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014 it is concerned "over the Surface Transportation Board (STB) Reauthorization Bill (S.2777), scheduled to be marked up in the Senate Commerce Committee on Wednesday, Sept. 17.

Seattle emergency officials are urging BNSF Railway to improve safety procedures related to a tunnel within the city now used for increasing amount of crude-by-rail (CBR) traffic.

Amsted Rail announced Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, that it is making its first-ever appearance at InnoTrans 2014 in Berlin, Germany, which runs Sept. 23-26.

At least two weeks ahead of schedule, New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) resumed normal subway service on New York City Transit's R Line on Monday morning, Sept. 15, 2014, reopening a Manhattan-Brooklyn route using the Montague Tunnel.

Work is scheduled to begin Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, on the Harlem River Lift Bridge spanning the namesake estuary and linking Manhattan and the Bronx. The good news for Metro-North riders: Service will be largely unaffected by the work.

12 September 2014

UP says its cops are tops

Union Pacific’s Police and Security team recently earned accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies Inc. (CALEA), “joining a prominent group recognized for complying with the highest law enforcement sta ...
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