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KCS-served rail park to be built in southern Illinois A collaboration between Stonemont Financial Group and the Jerseyville Economic Development Council in Jerseyville, Ill., unveiled plans to build a 1,400-acre, rail-served industrial park.
Reinforced Earth brings T-WALL® into family of products T-WALL®, formerly supplied by The Neel Company, and The Reinforced Earth Company (RECo) announced that they have consolidated operations effective Jan. 26, 2018.  
Texas infrastructure gets $450M from Union Pacific Union Pacific Railroad (UP) has announced a planned private investment of $450 million in Texas' transportation infrastructure that is intended to improve safety, efficiency and customer service.  
Ontario, Metrolinx issue RFQ for West Corridor Expansion Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and Metrolinx have issued a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for interested parties to build and finance the Lakeshore East - West Corridor Expansion project.  
SCVTA meeting with FTA to discuss BART extension delays The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (SCVTA) said it has identified more challenges than expected during the BART Silicon Valley Project's first phase.  

Breaking News


The province of Ontario and the government of Canada have reached an agreement that will provide CA$11.8 billion (US$9.02 billion) toward infrastructure spending.

Recently released statistics from the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) reveal a mixed safety story for the rail industry with 2017 marking the lowest rate of track-caused and human factor-caused accidents ever, but the year also saw an increase in crossing incidents and in trespassing casual ...

The final design of a new Virginia Railway Express (VRE) train station is making progress, following the recently completed final contract amendment between the Virginia Department of Rail Public Transportation (DRPT) and CSX Transportation (CSX).


The New Hampshire House of Representatives has voted to designate federal funding to conduct an in-depth financial, engineering and environmental study of a proposed passenger rail expansion project that would connect Boston, Mass., to Manchester.


Union Pacific (UP) has announced plans to invest $85 million in Wyoming's transportation infrastructure in 2018.


The Réseau de transport métropolitain (RTM) in Quebec detailed a five-year plan to improve service reliability along all rail lines and includes investments in infrastructure, rolling stock, operations, maintenance, as well as an enhanced winter operation plan.

Union Pacific (UP) has announced it will support $103.6 million in Illinois' transportation infrastructure work this year.


The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) is collaborating with the city of Philadelphia and the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) on the complete replacement of the Woodland Avenue bridge.


Protran Technology, a division of Harsco Rail, has tapped Kyley Holmstrom to serve as the company's director of sales.


The infrastructure needs and value brought by the shortline railroads in the United States were the topic of testimony given at two Congressional hearings this week.

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