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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. ...
Pan Am Railways seeks permission to abandon 10 miles of railroad between Portsmouth and Hampton, N.H., noting the line has not been used in more than two years. New Hampshire holds the right of first refusal for the line, and could railbank the route in conjunction with an adjacent po ...
The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Ltd (DMRC) has awarded Bombardier Transportation an order for 76 additional BOMBARDIER MOVIA metro cars. The contract is a follow-on to orders for 114 vehicles announced in mid-2010. Delivery will begin in the third quarter of 2012 and is expected to be completed ...
Union Pacific Railroad’s Linda Brandl, vice president-Automotive, is recognized in the 10th annual Women Worth Watching feature of the September/October edition of Profiles in Diversity Journal. Brandl developed and implemented market strategy and managed customer relationships for Union Pacif ...
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