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News From 9/22/2017

Federal Legislation & Regulation


NTSB to combine reports on NJ Transit, LIRR accidents; engineers had sleep apnea »

KEYWORDS: National Transportation Safety Board, NJ Transit, MTA LIRR

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NJ Transit touts safety improvements after Hoboken crash »

KEYWORDS: New Jersey Transit, NJ Transit, Hoboken Terminal, commuter rail, commuter-rail safety, Steve Santoro, NJ Transit safety issues,

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Hurricane update: CSX recovers from Irma, NS steps up donations »

KEYWORDS: Hurricane Irma, CSX, E. Hunter Harrison, precision scheduled railroading, Norfolk Southern, Hurricane Harvey

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Short Lines & Regionals


Iowa commission OKs $2.6 million in rail project funding »

KEYWORDS: Iowa Transportation Commission, Sterilite Corp., Pattison Sand, Iowa Traction Railway Co.

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Rail Industry Trends


STB: Class Is employed fewer workers in August »

KEYWORDS: Surface Transportation Board, STB, Class I workforce

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WMATA resumes 7000-series inspections »

KEYWORDS: Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, WMATA, 7000-series rail cars, ATU Local 689, rail safety, Patrick Lavin

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University of Maryland team wins IANA challenge »

KEYWORDS: Intermodal Association of North America, IANA, IANA academic challenge, University of Maryland, Tom Corsi,

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Rail Industry Trends


Congress members visit Sound Transit, Ouachita Railroad »

KEYWORDS: Pramila Jayapal, Sound Transit, Northgate Link Extension, Peter Rogoff, Lynnwood Link Extension, federal transit funding, Bruce Westerman, Michael Robbins, Ouachita Railroad Co.

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Industry Events


9/25/2017 - 9/27/2017
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