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voestalpine Nortrak, NICE Rail Products launch new composite crosstie line voestalpine Nortrak Inc. and NICE Rail Products have launched EvertrakTM composite crossties.

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Union Pacific (UP) gave an update on its progress toward implementing Positive Train Control (PTC) and also announced plans to increase track speeds in southwest Minnesota following completion of a project.
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The San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG) and the North County Transit District (NCTD) have expanded the Oceanside Transit Center (OTC) to increase train capacity.
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The National Railroad Construction & Maintenance Association (NRC) has appointed Russ Gehl, vice president of Sales and Marketing (Maintenance-of-Way), at Holland LP to its Board of Directors.
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The Delachaux Group is launching a rebranding effort aimed at bringing the entirety of its rail businesses under the Pandrol brand.
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What began with a 200-year flood event may now be brought to a close through legal action. The government of Canada is following through with an ultimatum it issued to OmniTRAX Inc. in October: Repair...

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Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Metro-North Railroad has announced the completion of improvements along the Port Jervis Line between Port Jervis and Harriman, which began on Sept. 11.
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Rehabilitation projects to rail infrastructure have been included in a funding commitment from the governments of Canada and Quebec to improve the Montréal area's transit system.
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The city of Davenport, Iowa, has received a federal grant to improve rail access to an industrial park and manufacturing facility.
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Canadian Pacific (CP) awarded a contract to ENSCO Rail to provide inspection systems for a new track evaluation car.
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Transport Canada will incorporate rail surface condition data into its inspection cycles; following a recommendation by the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB).

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