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Thursday, 05 September 2013
05 September 2013

Ontario: Scarborough should be subway line

Ontario Transportation Minister Glen Murray said Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013, the province will pursue subway rapid transit as the mode for the controversial Scarborough Line in Toronto.

Wednesday, 04 September 2013
04 September 2013

SYSTRA ramps up technical expertise

SYSTRA announced on Sept. 3 that it has “recently strengthened its team by bringing on new technical experts across a variety of rail engineering and operations analysis disciplines.”
Wednesday, 04 September 2013
04 September 2013

RTA Board OKs Chicagoland strategic plan

Chicagoland's Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) Board of Directors, has adopted a 2013 Regional Transit Strategic Plan, charting RTA's investment during the next five years.

Wednesday, 04 September 2013
04 September 2013

MARC Penn Line to add weekend service

Maryland Transit Administration's (MTA) MARC rail operations will add weekend service on its Penn Line, part of Amtrak's Northeast Corridor, beginning Dec. 7, 2013, MTA said Tuesday, Sept. 3.

Wednesday, 04 September 2013
04 September 2013

SEPTA to add West Trenton Line capacity

A $10 million TIGER grant will allow SEPTA to add six miles of track capacity to its West Trenton Line, SEPTA spokesman Andrew Busch affirmed Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013.

Tuesday, 03 September 2013
03 September 2013

Alstom wins Baltimore LRV overhaul contract

Alstom Transport Life Services, Alstom’s maintenance business in North America, has been awarded a $150 million contract by the Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) to overha ...
Tuesday, 03 September 2013
03 September 2013

UP Arrowedge technology to debut this month

Union Pacific has formally unveiled its Arrowedge® employee-designed aerodynamic technology for fuel and locomotive emissions reductions for use on double-stack intermodal freight trains. UP expects to introduce the technology on intermodal service between Joliet, Ill., and Long Beach, Calif., t ...
Tuesday, 03 September 2013
03 September 2013

Alaska Railroad seeks new president and CEO

The Alaska Railroad Corp. is looking for a new president and CEO and is accepting applications up until Sept. 27. The railroad’s seven-member board of directors says it’s seeking “a decisive leader with strong business experienc ...
Tuesday, 03 September 2013
03 September 2013

AARS names Richter Scholarship recipients

The American Association of Railroad Superintendents said Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013 it has named the recipients of the 2013 Frank J. Richter Scholarship. AARS awarded three students the Frank J. Richter Scholarship this year.

Tuesday, 03 September 2013
03 September 2013

TriMet readies mobile ticketing app

Portland, Ore.'s TriMet says it is ready to launch a mobile ticketing app Wednesday, Sept. 4, for TriMet riders with smartphones.

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