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Canadian National Railway (CN), the Government of Canada and the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority have signed an agreement to upgrade a segment of infrastructure in the Greater Vancouver area.
BNSF Railway Company (BNSF) has announced its $3.57 billion 2019 capital investment plan for maintaining and expanding its network with a focus on operating a safe railroad.
The deadline to submit an application for the Susan C. Murray Memorial Women’s Scholarship Program has been extended to Friday, February 22.
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) has reported that U.S. rail traffic for the week ending February 9, 2019, totaled 519,779 carloads and intermodal units, a 0.1 percent increase compared to the same week in 2018.
Norfolk Southern (NS) has announced a new strategic plan that will focus on increased productivity, efficiency, and revenue growth, and will target an operating ratio of 60 percent by 2021.
The plan includes the following targets:
The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s (MTA) Metro-North Railroad was awarded a grant from the Federal Railroad Administration for up to $2.3 million to support Positive Train Control (PTC) communications testing on the Northeast corridor.
The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) will fund $56,933,567 in grant funding for 18 projects in 16 states. The Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements (CRISI) program funding will used for intercity passenger and freight rail systems.