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THREE people were killed and more than 70 injured when an Amtrak Cascades train derailed on December 18 while traversing a curve leading onto a bridge over Interstate 5 highway…
INCREASING capacity through track quadrupling most sections and upping the frequency of regional and inter-city trains is at the heart of the United States’ Federal Railroad Administration’s (FRA) new recommended…
Private concessionaire FCCA, which has been operating and maintaining the world's second-highest railway in Peru since 1999, has invested heavily in both the infrastructure and its fleet. As Keith Fender…
The North American crude by rail (CBR) market is facing the combined challenges of falling demand due to reductions in oil prices and the introduction of new wagon safety standards.…
Positive Train Control has been a generational challenge for the US freight railways consuming billions of dollars and millions of man hours in the race to reach the federally-mandated deadline…
THE United States sent its latest status report on the rollout of Positive Train Control (PTC) to congress on August 7, warning policymakers that despite seven years of strenuous efforts…
UNITED States president Barack Obama unveiled his proposed budget for the 2016 financial year on February 2, which includes a six-year $US 478bn surface transport reauthorisation proposal and $US 3.2bn…

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