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Union-Pearson Express (
UP Express, or UPX), the C$456 billion Metrolinx project to connect Toronto’s 
Pearson International Airport with Union Station, is now taking delivery of its 18 diesel multiple-units (DMUs) fro ...

Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County, Tex, (Houston's METRO) has filed a motion with the Surface Transportation Board to formally acquire nearly 58 miles of right-of-way from Union Pacific Railroad .

U.S. freight rail traffic continued gaining substantially during the first full week of August, ending Aug. 9, 2014, the Association of American Railroads reported Thursday, Aug. 14.

Testing begins Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, on the 2.7-mile initial Atlanta Streetcar route, to be served by four Siemens S70 streetcars.

Light rail transit plans got the backing of officials in Durham and Orange counties, N.C., on Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014, setting the stage for a concerted effort to secure federal funding for a regional LRT system covering the central core of the Tar Heel State's famed Research Triangle (officiall ...
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on DOT 111 tank cars for crude oil and HHFTs (High-Hazard Flammable Trains), specifically the NPRM’s proposal for phasing out older, pre-CPC-1232 tank cars, could worsen the crude oil tank car shortage, the Wall Street Jo ...
A shifting traffic base is generating improved designs, and a building boom not seen in years.
As North American cities make a comeback, and make their true transport needs known, streetcars and light rail transit systems both take the lead and go along for the ride.
ZTR now offers its Locomotive Axle Generator™ in a PCD (pitch circle diameter, also known as BCD, or bolt circle diameter) 6 X 4.5 bolt pattern. The new device is designed for non-Timken bearings, and complements ZTR’s Locomotive Axle Generator™ for Timken bearings, launched in late 2013. ...
The Surface Transportation Board has ruled that the California High-Speed Rail Authority "is authorized to construct a 114-mile high-speed passenger rail line between Fresno and Bakersfield, Cal., subject to environmental mitigation conditions," thus giving the state's high speed rail effort more ...
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