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September 15, 2014
THUNDER BAY, Ontario – After more than eight weeks on strike, Unifor Local 1075 has reached a tentative agreement with Bombardier Transportation. The... More »
Brimstone 35
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The Eskbank Rail Heritage Center in Australia has purchased a Shay locomotive from the U.S. similar to those that operated on the Wol... More »
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MILTON, Ontario – Canadian National will donate up to $300,000 to the Milton District Hospital Expansion Project. Through its Miracle Match program, CN wi... More »
Cuomo Prendergast
NEW YORK – After more than 13 months of work, New York City Transit's century-old Montague Street Tunnel that links Manhattan and Brooklyn has reopened tw... More »
Durango flood
DURANGO, Colo. – Operations on the Durango & Silverton Railroad have returned to normal following the repair of flood damage last week. Runoff from he... More »
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation will provide $600 million for 72 transportation projects in 46 states through its 2014 TIGER grant... More »
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Chicago might have more trains, and St. Louis a big shiny arch, but Kansas City is the ton-mile king, with over 1 billion tons passing through the city (or above it, on flyovers) in 2003. That is 15 percent more tons than Chicago. What is remarkable... More »
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