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Washington, D.C. and Cincinnati may become the first U.S. cities to purchase dual-power streetcars—and they’ll have plenty of options to choose from.

Canadian Pacific has harnessed the latest train control and planning technologies to drive forward its successful long-train program. The first half of 2009 was a tough time for Canadian Pacific Railway. In the grip of a sharp global economic downturn, the compan ...
An elder statesman among the growing crowd of U.S. transit properties, Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority—the "T"—holds to its vision: expand its service area and service options. Watch Boston TV, listen to a radio station, and/or read a Boston-area newspaper (or news/o ...
Kansas City Southern looks to its new international intermodal corridor for sustained growth.Kansas City Southern is "the best growth story in rail." That proclamation, made recently by Dahlman Rose Director-Equity Research and Railway Age Contributing Editor Jason Seidl, characterizes a ...
The Surface Transportation Board released Friday a new user fee list that incorporates a recent decision to reduce fees for filing formal complaints, including rate complaints and unreasonable practice complaints, to $350, and maintains the $150 fee to file an expedited small rate case. ...
GATX Rail earned a profit $56.7 million in the second quarter of 2011, compared with $29.4 million to second-quarter 2010. GATX Corp. said the improvement in Rail segment profit was driven by higher lease income and increased asset remarketing activity, partially offset by higher maintenance expense ...
An agreement between Amtrak and the North County Transit District will allow California COASTER customers to supplement monthly passes with a COASTER-Rail2Rail-UPGRADE. The upgrade opens access to Amtrak California Pacific Surfliner trains between the Oceanside Transit Center and San Diego ...
McKeesport, Pa.-based Maglev, Inc., the frontrunner expected to land any maglev project serving Pittsburgh International Airport, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy as it attempts to reorganize and await a $28 million federal grant. Maglev, Inc. has sought to develop a 54-mile, $5.25 ...
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today announced an “innovative and pragmatic financing strategy” to fill a $$13.6 million funding gap that looms in the final three years of its 2010-2014 capital program. ...
The Los Angeles Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension Construction Authority has awarded a $485.9 million design-build contract to Foothill Transit Constructors, a Kiewit Parsons joint venture. Authority directors called the contract “a significant milestone” for the 11-5-mile l ...
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