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News From 7/27/2017



Maryland Transit awards subway car, CBTC contract to Hitachi-Ansaldo team »

KEYWORDS: Maryland Transit Administration, Baltimore subway, Hitachi Ansaldo Baltimore Rail Partners LLC, communications-based train control, CBTC

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Kansas City Southern


KCS appoints Adamiak, Selby to new posts »

KEYWORDS: Kansas City Southern, Ginger Adamiak, Darin Selby

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Senate panel restores funds for Amtrak long-distance trains, TIGER grants »

KEYWORDS: U.S. Senate, Amtrak funding, Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery, TIGER grants, FRA funding, Susan Collins

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Union Pacific Railroad


Union Pacific elects Patel to board of directors »

KEYWORDS: Union Pacific Corp., Bhavesh Patel

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Supplier Spotlight


Railway Interchange exhibit space sold out for September conference »

KEYWORDS: Railway Interchange 2017, REMSA, RSSI, AREMA, CMA, RSI, LRIW

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Rail Industry Trends


U.S. carload traffic dipped in Week 29 »

KEYWORDS: Association of American Railroads, AAR, rail traffic, Week 29

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TriMet adopts new crime reporting system »

KEYWORDS: Tri-County Metropolitan Transportation District of Oregon, TriMet, National Incident-Based Reporting System, transit crime, rail security

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Passenger Rail


TransLink logs ridership boost in 2017's first half »

KEYWORDS: TransLink, SkyTrain, passenger-rail ridership, West Coast Express,

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Industry Events


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