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23 September 2011

LACMTA certifies LRT FEIS

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority Board of Directors Thursday certified the Final Environmental Impact Statement/ Final Environmental Impact Report (FEIS/FEIR) for the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Corridor Project. ...
San Antonio’s VIA Metropolitan Transit, with new faces put in place for its Streetcar Commission, has reaffirmed a proposal to introduce streetcars to the city. ...
BNSF’s Belen Yard in New Mexico will be adding the RailComm Blue Flag Indicator (BFI) System to its facility, Fairport, N.Y.-based RailComm said Friday. ...
22 September 2011

Second Avenue Subway

The tunnel boring machine underneath Manhattan’s Second Avenue reportedly completed its work Thursday on the second subway tunnel running from 92nd Street to 63rd Street, breaking through to an existing MTA New York City Transit tunnel near the Lexington Avenue/63rd Street station, and mark ...
MPL Technology, Inc. said Thursday it demonstrated the world’s fastest and safest locomotive fueling system to attendees of Railway Interchange 2011 this week in Minneapolis. ...
22 September 2011

AAR: U.S. traffic

U.S. freight carload traffic fell 1.4%, but U.S. intermodal volume rose 0.9%, during the week ending Sept. 17, 2011, measured against the comparable week in 2010, the Association of American Railroads said Thursday. ...
BNSF Railway said Thursday it was recently presented with the Rail Origin of the Year Performance Excellence Award at the American Honda Automotive Logistics Conference in Torrance, Calif. ...
Union Pacific Railroad said Thursday it will continue improving the transportation infrastructure in Colorado by investing more than $10 million in the rail line that runs from near the east portal of Moffat Tunnel to near Kremmling, Colo. ...
Saskatchewan Highways and Infrastructure Minister Jim Reiter, along with representatives from CN, Mobil Grain, gathered Thursday in Eston, Saskatchewan, with officials West Central Road & Rail (WCRR) to mark the the company’s formal debut as the operator of a short line railroad. ...
22 September 2011

Railway Interchange 2011

Preliminary attendance figures are in for “The Big Show” held in Minneapolis the past three days and the numbers indicate that Railway Interchange 2011 was a great success for all involved. According to AREMA Executive Director Charles H. Emely, RI2011 attendance totaled abo ...
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