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The Federal Transit Administration has issued its final approval Los Angeles’ plan for a $1.72 billion light rail transit line along Crenshaw Boulevard, running from the Green Line near Los Angeles…
January 04, 2012

Mixed-traffic methods

As interest continues to build for high speed passenger operations, there is a significant potential for the addition of higher speed passenger trains to existing freight railroad lines.
Almost any way you look at it, railroads are getting safer. The latest report from the Federal Railroad Administration’s Office ofSafety Analysis, covering the first 10 months of the years…
Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood Wednesday formally awarded more than $186 million to the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) for its higher-speed rail project (HrSR), saying the project will reduce travel…
Bloomfield, N.J.-based Atlantic Track on Tuesday announced several personnel appointments, many involving staffing at the company’s new Southeast regional office in Atlanta. 
Erie, Pa.-based GE Transportation said it had completed its acquisition of software provider RMI from The Carlyle Group. GE said late Tuesday the acquisition significantly expands its Software and Optimization…
The Railway Supply Institute has noted a lobbying effort by the trucking industry could encourage Congress to increase truck sizes and/or truck weight on the nation’s roadways in the next…
Dear Railway Age and Rail Group News readers, Happy New Year. January 1 marked my first day as Publisher of the Simmons-Boardman Rail Division, which consists of Railway Age, International…
Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley last week said the state will budget about $69 million in state funding for engineering work related to the proposed 16-mile Purple Line Light Rail project.…
As part of the launch of its 150th anniversary celebration website, Union Pacific Railroad says it will award more than $35,000 in prizes to the top entries that remake the…
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