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NJ Transit outlines recent safety enhancements As a part of its commitment to safety, New Jersey Transit (NJ Transit) has implemented a variety of rail safety upgrades over the past year and is looking at additional enhancements for the future, as part of its commitment to safety.

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Dockets for the fatal Sept. 29, 2016, New Jersey Transit commuter rail collision in Hoboken, N.J., and the Jan. 4, 2017, Long Island Rail Road collision at the Atlantic Terminal, Brooklyn, New York, were opened...
nj-transit-outlines-recent-safety-enhancements
As a part of its commitment to safety, New Jersey Transit (NJ Transit) has implemented a variety of rail safety upgrades over the past year and is looking at additional enhancements for the future, as...
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The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) has named Acting Chief Security Officer John Bilich as its permanent chief security officer. Bilich, a former NYPD Deputy Commissioner of Operations and chief investigator in...
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Protran Technology, part of the Harsco Rail division, has received orders to install enhanced safety systems to regional transit districts serving Washington, D.C. and Sacramento, Calif. The company says these latest orders from the Washington Metropolitan...
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The American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association (AREMA) hosted the most diverse Meet the Next Generation Event panel at Railway Interchange. Five panelists from five different disciplines joined to answer questions from students interested to...

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Scott Carey of BatesCarey LLP was posthumously awarded the Association of American Railroads (AAR) 2017 David W. Fries Award for exemplary risk management efforts and practices in the railroad industry.   The award was presented to his...
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Georgetown Rail Equipment Company (GREX) unveiled the next development of its Aurora platform: Aurora XivTM.   The Aurora Xiv combines several of GREX's rail solutions into a single truck with the aim of making railroad inspections more...
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Progress Rail has signed and updated Master Development Agreement with computer vision technology company Seeing Machines. Seeing Machines technology enables machines to see, understand and assist people. This new, exclusive agreement with Progress Rail will provide...
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The American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association (AREMA) presented the 2017 Dr. William W. Hay Award for Excellence to BNSF and the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) for the Improvements for Passenger Rail Service...
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Canadian National (CN) and Metra workers are set to replace track this weekend on the Rock Island Line. Crews will begin the replacement late Saturday evening, with busses available for riders between 35th Street and LaSalle...

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