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HNTB Corp., which is providing Positive Train Control (PTC) engineering and consulting services for numerous projects, has expanded its PTC capabilities by adding two experienced practitioners “to assist transit and…
As a part of its $3.1-billion capital plan for 2017, Union Pacific says it will boost safety and efficiency in Idaho with a $34.1-million investment.
For individuals planning a career change to join the rail industry, just starting at a railway-related organization, or have been in the industry for a while, Michigan State University is…
Global engineering firm Michael Baker International announced that Don Sepulveda has been promoted to Vice President and Deputy National Market Lead in the Railroad and Transit Practice for the firm’s…
The Metropolitan Rail Freight Council has released a multi-faceted action plan designed to expand rail freight in and around New York City. The Council said the plan is “a guiding…
Union Pacific is investing approximately $85 million in Illinois infrastructure this year. UP plans to increase safety and efficiency with these improvements.
A consortium led by General Electric and including Transnet, South Africa, has been named preferred bidder by the government of Nigeria government for a concession to rehabilitate, finance and operate…
A planned grade separation that will improve traffic flow and safety has received funding from the Port of Seattle Commission.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo outlined an action plan to help transit riders deal with the impending work Amtrak is planning at Penn Station during the summer.
The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority has asked for final proposals for the revived Green Line extension project from three design-build contractor teams shortlisted in February.
Kansas City Southern Railway Co. will begin increasing track speed on June 4 from 25 to 49 miles per hour along a stretch of line in Louisiana.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) intends to sign a Full Funding Grant Agreement with Caltrain that would commit $647 million to the Peninsula Corridor Electrification Project.
Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker on May 17 joined MBTA Chief Administrator, Acting General Manager Brian Shortsleeve, Chairman of New Balance Athletics Jim Davis, and a host of dignitaries to cut…
NJ Transit's Board of Directors authorized a vote to enter into an early action contract with PKF-Mark III Inc., of Newtown, Pa., for preparatory construction ahead of the replacement of…
The League of Railway Industry Women is seeking nominations for four Board of Directors positions.
Union Pacific plans to spend $48.1 million in Utah this year to improve its infrastructure. The state spending plan is part of the Class 1's $3.1-billion 2017 capital program.
The U.S. Senate confirmed Jeffrey Rosen as deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) on May 16. Rosen is the 18th deputy secretary in USDOT's 50-year history.
Kansas City Southern Railway Co. is investing approximately $24.6 million in 2017 on construction and improvement projects on its Pittsburg, Heavener and Shreveport Subdivisions.
New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority unveiled a comprehensive plan to rapidly modernize the world’s busiest subway system.
Panolin International announced that its HLP SYNTH 32 is the first eco-friendly hydraulic oil to be featured in the Bosch Rexroth RDE 90245 Fluid Rating List.
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