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News From 7/25/2017



Passenger Rail


Connecticut taps TransitAmerica, Alternate Concepts to operate Hartford Line »

KEYWORDS: Connecticut Department of Transportation, Hartford Line, Dannel Malloy, Alternate Concepts Inc., TransitAmerica Services, commuter rail

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Federal Legislation & Regulation


Trump administration seeks repeal of Obama's fracking regs »

KEYWORDS: fracking, Donald Trump, President Barack Obama, Bureau of Land Management

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Passenger Rail


Metrolinx begins search for new rail operator »

KEYWORDS: Metrolinx, Bombardier Transportation, GO Regional Express Rail, GO RER,

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Pacific Harbor Line names Hoye VP »

KEYWORDS: Pacific Harbor Line, Stephen Hoye, Belt Railway Co. of Chicago, Chicago Transportation Coordination Office, CSX, American Association of Railroad Superintendent

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UP safety videos win Telly Award »

KEYWORDS: Union Pacific Railroad, Your Life is Worth the Wait, Telly Award, Geile/Leon Marketing Communications

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Passenger Rail


MBTA, Keolis to step up rail ticket checking »

KEYWORDS: Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority, MBTA, Keolis Commuter Services, commuter rail, commuter-rail fares, David Scorey

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Chao appoints federal reps to WMATA's board »

KEYWORDS: U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao, Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, David Horner, Steve McMillin, Carol Carmody, David Strickland

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Passenger Rail


CTA reopens Illinois Medical District Station entrance »

KEYWORDS: Chicago Transit Authority, Illinois Medical District Station, CTA Blue Line, Damen Avenue, station renovations

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Industry Events


7/26/2017 - 7/28/2017
24th Annual Railroad Liability Conference


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