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RTD receives FRA approval to finish G Line testing The Regional Transportation District (RTD) has been granted conditional approval from the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) to conclude testing along the G Line.

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A ground breaking ceremony was held Oct. 31 for the replacement of the Portal Bridge, a two-track 110-year-old swing span structure linking New Jersey and New York City.   The bridge spans the Hackensack River in Kearny...
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The Regional Transportation District (RTD) has been granted conditional approval from the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) to conclude testing along the G Line. While FRA's permission is a step in the direction RTD needs to complete...
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Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) upgrades to its Woodbine Station are complete, following an overhaul to make the station fully accessible. This latest rehab is a part of TTC's commitment to becoming fully accessible by 2025 under...
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As wildfires burn in its service region, Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit (SMART) will continue to provide free train service for passengers through Sunday, Oct.15 to assist evacuees and others who need transportation options.   The rail transit...
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Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (RTA) along with officials of the City of Shaker Heights will participate in a ribbon cutting ceremony celebrating the newly upgraded Lee-Shaker Station on the authority's Green Line. The $1.7-million upgrade...

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NJ Transit is utilizing its two AquaTrack machines to clean fallen leaves off its rails. The AquaTrack equipment is a high-pressure power-washing system that removes leaves and oily residue from the tracks in an effort to...
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The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has announced plans to expand New York City Transit's Enhanced Station Initiative to the 30th Av and 36th Av N, W stations. MTA says both stations will close temporarily during the...
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The intersection improvement project at Irving Park Road (Illinois 19) and York Road, which follows a railroad overpass companion project built on Irving Park Road, is now complete, according to The Illinois Department of Transportation...
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Siemens has made a "significant strategic equity investment" in Wi-Tronix, a supplier of remote monitoring, video analytics, and predictive diagnostic systems for rail rolling stock and infrastructure and other industrial markets.   The investment is equivalent to...
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The Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) will replace the railroad's 103-year-old Post Avenue Bridge that carries the Main Line over Post Avenue at the Westbury train station. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) says he new bridge...

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