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Calgary Transit upcycles retired car into inspection vehicle Calgary Transit has transformed one of its retired CTrain cars into an inspection vehicle to gather information on the system's rails, tracks and overhead cables.

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The latest issue of Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula's (AQAP) magazine, Inspire, calls for attacks on U.S. railways and transit systems and goes as far as including many steps to help carry out acts of...
fra-fmcsa-withdraw-potential-rule-affecting-sleep-apnea-mitigation
The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) and Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) have withdrawn a proposed rule that would have regulated actions addressing sleep apnea for workers in safety sensitive positions.   The FMCSA posted a notice...
omaha-track-hosts-rep-bacon-for-tour-policy-discussion
Omaha Track, Inc., hosted U.S. Rep. Don Bacon (R-NE-2) and local railroad officials on Aug. 2 for a facility tour and public policy discussion.   The event was coordinated by The Railway Engineering-Maintenance and Suppliers Association, which...
usdot-proposal-aims-to-spur-private-investment-in-public-transit
The federal government is hoping a new proposal will spur private investment in public transportation. The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) says the proposed Private Investment Project Procedures (PIPP) for public transportation capital projects will help the...
cte-rail-division-expands-offerings-to-mow
The Rail Division of Custom Truck & Equipment (CTE) is expanding its offerings to the Railroad Maintenance of Way (MOW) marketplace. This expansion comes three years after the company founded CTE Rail Division, which offers HiRail...

omnitrax-estimates-hbr-service-restoration-could-top-60m
OmniTRAX is developing a 60-day plan to return the northern portion of the Hudson Bay Railway (HBR) to service following floods that caused significant damage to the line in May.   HBR has been unable to operate...
rce-equipment-solutions-inc-launches-rebranding-effort
RCE Equipment Solutions, Inc., previously known as Rail Construction Equipment, Co. (RCE), has implemented a new name, company website and updated its corporate identity. RCE Equipment Solutions says that the new name "reflects the company's growth...
new-york-area-transit-takes-steps-to-increase-rail-safety
A New York area passenger transit has acquired Strukton Rail North America Inc.'s remotely controlled ZKL 3000 RC shunting devices. Strukton Rail says the transit agency will use the rail tech to further improve the safety...
usdot-rebrands-fastlane-grants-as-infra-grants
The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) published a Notice of Funding Opportunity in the Federal Register for the Infrastructure for Rebuilding America (INFRA) discretionary grant program. USDOT says INFRA "advances a pre-existing grant program established in...
calgary-transit-upcycles-retired-car-into-inspection-vehicle
Calgary Transit has transformed one of its retired CTrain cars into an inspection vehicle to gather information on the system's rails, tracks and overhead cables. Calgary Transit says the new inspection vehicle, which it named Scout,...

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