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Ontario to fund Hurontario-Main LRT ONTARIO minister of transportation Mr Seteven Del Duca confirmed on April 21 that the province will fund the entire $C 1.6bn cost of the Hurontario-Main LRT project west of Toronto without assistance from the Canadian government.
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CANADIAN Pacific Railway (CP) announced its results for the first three months of 2015 on April 21, revealing the railway achieved its lowest-ever first quarter operating ratio and highest-ever net income for the period. Revenues climbed...
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ONTARIO minister of transportation Mr Seteven Del Duca confirmed on April 21 that the province will fund the entire $C 1.6bn cost of the Hurontario-Main LRT project west of Toronto without assistance from the Canadian...
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RAILWAY Interchange 2015 exhibition and conference in Minneapolis, United States, on October 4-7 is already shaping up to be a much larger event than the inaugural show in 2011."In 2011 we only used three of...
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CANADIAN National (CN) announced on April 16 that it has launched a $C 500m ($US 410m) programme of infrastructure enhancements with the aim of accommodating rising freight traffic on feeder lines in Alberta, Manitoba, and...
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ALL Aboard Florida, the inter-city passenger subsidiary of Florida East Coast Railway (FEC) has selected GE Transportation to supply signalling, level crossings, and related Positive Train Control (PTC) equipment as part of its project to...
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WASHINGTON Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) celebrated the launch of its new Kawasaki 7000 series trains on April 14, when the first train entered passenger service on the Metrorail Blue Line. WMATA placed an initial $US...
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GE Transportation announced on April 9 that it has completed the first production test of its new Evolution Series diesel engine, which is compliant with the latest US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Tier 4 emissions...
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CLEARANCE testing for the 10.6km second phase of Los Angeles Expo Metro Line Construction Authority's Expo Line light rail project began April 6, when an LRV operating under its own power ran west from Culver...
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AMTRAK's Cascades service between Portland and Eugene will end if Oregon's state legislature enacts the budget adopted by its Joint Ways and Means Committee last week, which proposes slashing funding for the daily state-backed service...
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ELECTRO-MOTIVE Diesel (EMD) has delivered the first 10 units from a batch of 19 SD70ACe six-axle diesel-electric locomotives ordered last year by Ferromex. All of the locomotives from the latest batch are due to enter service...