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Plans to expand the Howard Street Tunnel in Baltimore came to a halt as CSX has decided not to pursue the project.

voestalpine Nortrak Inc. and NICE Rail Products have launched EvertrakTM composite crossties.

All projects recommended by the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) for grants as part of the Fostering Advancements in Shipping and Transportation for the Long-term Achievement of National Efficiencies (FASTLANE) program have been approved by Congress.

Michael Walters has been elected to be chairman of the North Carolina Railroad Company's (NCRR) Board of Directors.

SNC-Lavalin has acquired Data Transfer Solutions LLC (DTS) for $45 million. The company says the acquisition will add to the capabilities of SNC-Lavalin's Atkins sector and will enhance service offerings in digital asset management for clients.

Flooded tunnels, corroded electrical components and a boat sitting on top of track are some of the images that come to mind when the industry recalls Superstorm Sandy, which hit five years ago.

Dow St. Charles will be able to utilize rail as a shipping method thanks to a $9.5-million commitment from the Port of South Louisiana to build a rail link.

Granite Construction Incorporated has been awarded a sub contract by Hensel Phelps for the Operations & Maintenance Facility East (OMF East) project in Bellevue, Wash.

An agreement between Canadian National (CN) and Norfolk Southern Corporation that allows the Class 1s to bypass Chicago is saving up to 48 hours in transit time.

RailPros Field Services has named Rick Bellew assistant vice president of safety and training.

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