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FRA Issues NOFO For $2.4B in CRISI Grant Funding

The Federal Railroad Administration on March 29 issued a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) in the Federal Register for CRISI grant funding. FRA has made more than $2.4 billion in Consolidated Rail Infrastructure

FRA Releases Locomotive Emissions Comparison Tool

The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has published a User Guide and an Emissions Data Documentation File to help railroads use its Locomotive Emissions Comparison Tool (LECT).  User Guide and Emissions Data Documentation File are downloadable below. The LECT is

Trinity, NS, GATX, G&W, Watco Form RailPulse JV

Five major rail industry companies—Trinity Industries, Norfolk Southern, GATX, Genesee & Wyoming and Watco Cos.—have entered into a joint venture called RailPulse that is “expected to accelerate rail modal transformation through the advancement of GPS technology and other telematics across the North American railcar fleet.”

NOPB Receives $7.29MM CRISI Grant

U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao recently awarded $7.29 million to the New Orleans Public Belt Railroad (NOPB) as part of the Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements (CRISI) Grant. NOPB said it will use the grant funds for the New Orleans Gateway Rail Fluidity and Capacity Improvements Project.