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Norfolk Southern announced Thursday that it has filed objections with the Chief Administrative Law Judge of the U.S. Department of Labor to the Aug. 8, 2011, findings of a Regional Administrator of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). ...
Bombardier Transportation Thursday hosted a “global launch” of its FLEXITY 2 tram in Blackpool, England. Blackpool and Lancashire County Council purchased the equipment to “revitalize Britain's most traditional tram system and will operate 16 new, ultra-modern FLEXITY 2 vehicles o ...
Cautioning that one week of ridership does not forecast any specific outcome, Hampton Roads Transit officials nonetheless expressed satisfaction over ridership numbers notched by The Tide as light rail transit notched its first week of revenue service in Norfolk, Va. ...
The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Thursday plans to mark up a funding bill that includes $227 million for Amtrak operations in fiscal year 2012, down from $563 million in the previous two fiscal years, according to the National Association of R ...
Norfolk Southern Corp. has made significant strides in its corporate sustainability program, including achieving nearly 40% of its five-year greenhouse gas emissions reduction goal during the first year, the company announced Wednesday in releasing its fourth annual sustainability report. ...
Despite disturbing new signs of an economy that may be sliding back toward deep recession, the railroads continue to focus on emerging growth opportunities while staying the course on well-established traffic. At the fourth annual Dahlman Rose & Co. Global Transportation Conference, Class I r ...
Badly damaged in the collapse of the Twin Towers on Sept. 11, 2001, the Cortlandt Street R subway station reopened its southbound platform Tuesday, in time—as pledged—for the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attack. MTA Chairman Jay H. Walder and elected officials were present for ...
Caltrain has selected Railhead Corp. to install Railhead Vision Systems cameras on the front and back of Caltrain consists, in order to protect train engineers and provide valuable information for investigators after any death on the track. ...
Fairport, N.Y.-based RailComm said Wednesday the Lake Superior and Ishpeming Railroad Co. in Michigan has extended its maintenance and support agreement with RailComm for its computerized Centralized Traffic Control and Track Warrant Control System. ...
Flooding from Hurricane Irene has damaged 12 SEPTA electric multiple-unit (EMU) train cars parked on Amtrak’s Northeast Corridor in Trenton, N.J. Local flooding, compounded by what SEPTA calls a switch problem, caused the cars to sit in high water for several days after the hurricane. ...
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