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July 25, 2014
CHICAGO – The Chicago Transit Authority has launched a new “Build Chicago” partnership with the Chicago Federation of Labor. It is part of the... More »
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MONTREAL – Canadian National reported net income of C$847 million for the second quarter of 2014, compared with net income of C$717 million for the s... More »
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FORT WORTH, Texas – The BNSF Railway Foundation has made a $3 million pledge to the United Services Organization, which represents a three-year commitment... More »
PITTSBURGH – To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Port Authority of Allegheny County, the Pennsylvania Trolley Museum will operate a special tr... More »
ALBERTON, Mont. – Three weeks after a derailment on Montana Rail Link sent three Boeing 737 airliner fuselages into the Clark Fork River in western Montan... More »
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DERBY, Maine – Provincial police are trying to stop an auctioneer from selling the Montreal, Maine & Atlantic Railway locomotive that led the oil trai... More »
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