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Transportation Secretary Foxx to discuss high speed rail at USHSR summit

Amanda Bayhi - Feb 24, 2014

Transportation Secretary Foxx to discuss high speed rail at USHSR summit

Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx is slated as to headline the 3-day High Speed Rail Summit in Washington, D.C. starting Tuesday. Foxx -- along with 12 members of Congressmen, Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) Deputy Administrator Karen Hedlund and others -- will talk ...

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VIDEO: Amtrak offers electric locomotive facility preview, discusses new train’s power

Amanda Bayhi - Aug 22, 2013

VIDEO: Amtrak offers electric locomotive facility preview, discusses new train’s power

Amtrak on Wednesday offered Senator Tom Carper (D-Del.) a preview of its Wilmington Maintenance Facility, where the company is testing its new electric locomotives, according to Delaware’s WDDE. The facility is in the final stages of testing the Siemens-manufactured Amtrak Cities Sprinter ...

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USDOT to create high-speed rail safety rules

Amanda Bayhi - Jun 18, 2013

USDOT to create high-speed rail safety rules

The Federal Railroad Administration’s (FRA) Railroad Safety Advisory Committee (RSAC) has voted in favor of introducing new safety rules for high-speed rail, according to Global Rail News. The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) will create the guidelines, which will govern trains ...

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CDOT commissioner named chair of Northeast Corridor Commission

Amanda Bayhi - Jun 06, 2013

CDOT commissioner named chair of Northeast Corridor Commission

Connecticut Department of Transportation Commissioner James P. Redeker has been named the chair of the Northeast Corridor Commission. The NEC Commission, officially known as the Northeast Corridor Infrastructure and Operations Advisory Commission, was created by Congress to create and implement a ...

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Shuster talks transportation funding, earmarks at TCC Fly-in

John Latta - Jun 05, 2013

Shuster talks transportation funding, earmarks at TCC Fly-in

House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster (R-PA) believes September 2014 reauthorization has much the same bipartisan support that surfaced for Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century (MAP-21), and a bill could be ready for the President ...

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The Northeast’s trains of tomorrow

John Latta - Apr 07, 2013

The Northeast’s trains of tomorrow

Amid all the hot air and bluster that are much of the debate on the future of rail today, here comes something interesting - a more detailed plan of action for the Northeast Corridor (NEC). Not only a plan, but something ...

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