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Bombardier Transportation has spent several weeks preparing to showcase its North American Light Rail Vehicle at the American Public Transportation Association Expo 2011 Oct. 2-5 in New Orleans. Bombardier plans to hold a press conference at 2:00 p.m. Monday at its exhibition to detail “two o ...
Houston’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority Thursday approved a $153 million contract with Construcciones y Auxiliar de Ferrocarriles (CAF) for 39 light rail transit (LRT) vehicles, noting the company now was “fully compliant” with federal regulations and offered “the ...
By a 101-to-8 vote, Michigan’s House of Representatives Wednesday passed SB 237, a supplemental appropriations bill committing roughly $32 million to match a $358.9 million federal grant, in order to acquire Norfolk Southern Corp.'s Kalamazoo-Dearborn segment of the Chicago-Detroit Wolverine C ...
Combined North American intermodal volume for the week ending Sept. 24, 2011, including the U.S., Canada, and Mexico, was up 3.5% over last year, setting a record, the Association of American Railroads said Thursday. Freight carload volumes in each of the three countries also gained for the week. ...
Colo Railroad Builders on Wednesday said it had appointed Mark Jansen vice president and general manager of the company’s Chicago office. ...
CSX Wednesday announced measurable results of its participation in the Environmental Defense Fund’s 2011 Climate Corps program. The Climate Corps places trained graduate students in three-month fellowships with companies, cities, and universities to address climate issues, including reducing c ...
The Surface Transportation Board announced Wednesday that it has instituted a public proceeding to examine the regulatory effects of the price Berkshire Hathaway paid when it acquired BNSF Railway last year. “In May, the Western Coal Traffic League petitioned the Board to adjust it ...
Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood Wednesday formally awarded $13.6 million to Oregon’s Department of Transportation (ODOT) to modernize Portland Union Station, upgrade passenger rail service along Amtrak’s Cascades route, and continue further development of an integrated, state ...
BNSF Railway has added Michael Scores’ Domestic Carrier of the Year Award to its honor roll. “BNSF was honored with this esteemed award because of its support of Michaels’ journey on the path to becoming a world class retailer and growth to more than $4 billion in sales ...
MTA New York City Transit has unveiled a short list of three public transit alternatives for the North Shore rail line right-of-way, roughly paralleling the Kill Van Kull waterway. One of the three options is light rail transit, vocally supported by numerous political officials within New York&r ...
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