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September 18, 2014
WASHINGTON – Operation Lifesaver Inc. has awarded $162,500 in grant funds for public awareness and safety education projects involving eleven transit agen... More »
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GRAND ISLAND, Neb. – Union Pacific has started an $11 million track project on its double track main line between Grand Island and Gibbon. The projec... More »
MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa – Norfolk Southern will acquire 100 former Union Pacific SD9043MACs from EMD this year. The purchase continues NS’s acquisition plan of buying both new and second hand l... More »
LANCASTER, Pa. – The completion of a new highway overpass and closure of a nearby grade crossing in late September opens the way for Amtrak Keystone Servi... More »
BERLIN – The leaders of the world's rail industry and its suppliers are assembling in Berlin for the 2014 InnoTrans trade show Sept. 23-26. InnoTrans is t... More »
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Florida East Coast Railway is expanding its intermodal service Charlotte, N.C., and a number of locations in South Florida. The ... More »
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