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Construction underway on first stretch of California’s high-speed rail network

Construction underway on first stretch of...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 19, 2015

Five months after ground was broken in Fresno, construction on California's first high-speed rail line began earlier this week. According to a ...

DOT looks to improve crude oil transportation

DOT looks to improve crude oil transportation

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Jul 28, 2014

The U.S. Department of Transportation would like to start phasing out old tank cars used transport crude oil by rail, ...

$71.4 million Indiana Gateway rail line project kicks off

$71.4 million Indiana Gateway rail line project kicks...

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Jun 03, 2014

The $71.4 million Indiana Gateway project to improve rail lines between Porter, Ind., and the Illinois state line, kicked off ...

Texas has edge over California for high-speed rail

Texas has edge over California for high-speed rail

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Apr 07, 2014

For the last few years, I’ve been critical of California’s attempts to link Los Angeles to San Francisco with a ...

Senate Commerce panel to meet on rail safety

Senate Commerce panel to meet on rail safety

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Feb 07, 2014

A Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation panel is set to discuss rail safety next week. The Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee ...

PHOTOS: 1940s wartime posters urge rail passengers to “stay put”

PHOTOS: 1940s wartime posters urge rail passengers to...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jul 19, 2013

At a time when the idea of supertrains and other types of speedy transit is popular, it's hard to believe ...

Senate Transportation Committee discusses rail safety, NTSB calls for shunting use after track worker’s death

Senate Transportation Committee discusses rail safety,...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jun 18, 2013

Following the May 28 death of a track worker who was struck by a Metro-North train in Connecticut, Senator Richard ...

Cloud tech could reduce railroad crossing deaths

Cloud tech could reduce railroad crossing deaths

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jun 12, 2013

Rochester Control Innovations (RocInnovations), a New York-based automation provider, is developing a cloud-based monitoring system for railroads, Innovation Trail reported. The ...

From A Connecticut Train Crash

From A Connecticut Train Crash

Posted by John Latta on May 20, 2013

This is a story to be careful with. This, of course, comes from someone who is concerned that our infrastructure is ...

Slow trains going faster

Slow trains going faster

Posted by John Latta on Apr 12, 2013

Anderson Cooper upsets people. I like that. It’s a big part of what he’s supposed to do. This time it’s the ...

Transportation experiences 28,000-job loss in March

Transportation experiences 28,000-job loss in March

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Apr 05, 2013

Despite a decrease in national unemployment, the transportation sector experienced a decrease of 28,000 jobs in March, The Hill reported. Transportation ...

Natural Gas for High Horsepower (HHP) Summit 2013

Natural Gas for High Horsepower (HHP) Summit 2013

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Mar 11, 2013

Registration is now open for the Natural Gas for High Horsepower (HHP) Summit 2013, a North American conference on the ...

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