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CP sells Delaware & Hudson lines to NS CANADIAN Pacific announced on November 17 that its Delaware & Hudson Railway (D&H) subsidiary has agreed to sell a 455km section of its network in the northeastern United States to Norfolk Southern (NS) for $C 217m ($US 192.6m).
hyundai-rotem-emus-delivered-to-denver
THE first four of 66 EMU cars ordered from Hyundai by Denver Regional Transport District (RTD) for the city's commuter rail network arrived in Denver by rail on November 20. The 125km/h 25kV ac vehicles are...
genesee-wyoming-acquires-arkansas-short-lines
GENESEE & Wyoming (GWI) announced on November 19 that it has signed an agreement with Massachusetts-based Pinsly Railroad to acquire railways in its Arkansas Division for $US 40m in cash, subject to adjustments for final...
cp-sells-delaware--hudson-lines-to-ns
CANADIAN Pacific announced on November 17 that its Delaware & Hudson Railway (D&H) subsidiary has agreed to sell a 455km section of its network in the northeastern United States to Norfolk Southern (NS) for $C...
canadian-city-plans-first-light-rail-line
THE newly-elected mayor of Surrey, the second-largest city in the Canadian province of British Columbia, has pledged to construct the city's first light rail line within four years. Following her election victory on November 15, Mrs...
bnsf-tests-high-adhesion-locomotive
BNSF is testing an SD40 locomotive which has been modified by National Railway Equipment (NRE) to increase its tractive effort and adhesion. The six-axle locomotive has been equipped by NRE with a remanufactured 2460kW 645E3-AR10-D78s...
los-angeles-starts-work-on-metro-extension
A GROUNDBREAKING ceremony was staged in Los Angeles on November 7 to mark the start of work on the first phase of a project to extend the Purple Line metro by 6.35km from its current...
caltrain-electrification-costs-and-timeline-increase
THE electrification of the San Francisco – San Jose Caltrain commuter rail line is likely to cost 20% more than previously envisaged, and the work will take a year longer to complete, according to updated...
three-bid-to-build-californian-high-speed-line
CALIFORNIA High Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) says it received three sealed bids on October 30 for the contract to construct the second section of the state's high-speed network. Construction package 2-3 covers the 97km stretch of...
another-record-year-for-amtrak
AMTRAK announced its annual results on October 27 for its 2014 financial year, which ended on September 30, revealing revenues from ticket sales have once again reached a record high, climbing 4% compared with 2013...
mbta-to-order-dmus-for-boston-fairmount-line
THE governor of Massachusetts Mr Deval Patrick announced on October 22 that Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) will procure a fleet of up to 30 DMUs for commuter rail services on the 14.8km Fairmount Line...