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1 hr ago | Richmond News

Rush-hour blaze halts bridge

Vancouver fire crews on the land and water doused a blaze on the Canadian Pacific Railway trestle bridge over the North Arm of the Fraser River Wednesday afternoon.


Related Topix: Fire, Transportation, Canadian Pacific Railway

6 hrs ago |

New York won't keep oil train details secret

Federal officials reached a similar conclusion in June, ordering railroads to give state officials details about oil-train routes and volumes so emergency responders can be better prepared for their duties.


Related Topix: Train Disaster, Transportation, Canadian Pacific Railway

10 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

State Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services Commissioner Jerry Hauer has informed the rail companies CSX Transportation and the Canadian Pacific Railway Company that their required disclosures of routes can't be exempted from state FOIL requirements.


Related Topix: Transportation, CSX Transportation

14 hrs ago | Palm Beach Post

Train crossing safety reviews begin Tuesday for All Aboard Florida

Evaluations of 90 train crossings from Indian River County north through Brevard County will begin Tuesday to assess safety needs for the All Aboard Florida express passenger rail project.


Related Topix: Florida, Florida Government, Indian River County, FL, Brevard County, FL, Transportation, Florida East Coast Industries, St Lucie County, FL

18 hrs ago | Newsday

LIRR unions make counteroffer, but fail to reach deal with MTA

Metropolitan Transportation Authority chairman Thomas Prendergast arrives to negotiate with LIRR union representatives in Manhattan, Thursday, July 10, 2014.


Related Topix: Transportation, Metropolitan Transportation Authority

Thu Jul 10, 2014

San Bernardino County Sun

L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti supports Gold Line Whittier route, Azusa-to-Claremont extension

CLAREMONT >> Wearing his new hat as chairman of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti jumped into the Gold Line Eastside extension controversy Thursday saying he favored the Washington Boulevard route because it would serve transit-dependent residents cut off from rail service.


Related Topix: Whittier, CA, Claremont, CA, Azusa, CA, Transportation, Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Montebello, CA

Business Journal

Keystone? Who needs it? Railroad plans fuel terminal for Port Arthur

Kansas City Southern said it plans to build a unit train terminal in Port Arthur as an alternative to the Keystone Pipeline.


Related Topix: Transportation, Kansas City Southern, Kansas City Southern Railway, Waltham, MA

New Jersey Transit Bus Driver Allegedly Caught Reading While Driving

A commuter in New Jersey allegedly caught a bus driver reading behind the wheel while driving more than 40 passengers on Tuesday morning along Route 80 in Wayne.


Related Topix: Transportation, New Jersey Transit

Seeking Alpha

BNSF And Union Pacific Have Intermodal Advantages

BNSF , Union Pacific , CSX , Norfolk Southern , Canadian National , Canadian Pacific and Kansas City Southern have a vast intermodal network in the U.S. and Canada.


Related Topix: Transportation, Union Pacific, Canadian National Railway, Norfolk Southern, Kansas City Southern, Texas

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

217-ton steam locomotive making move across Md.

Baltimore's B&O Railroad Museum is putting a 217-ton steam locomotive aboard a train for a nearly 140-mile trip to Cumberland.


Related Topix: Maryland, CSX

The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

3 killed, 2 injured in East Orange crash

Officials say the women were in an SUV that collided with a car carrying the men.


Related Topix: Orange, NJ, East Orange, NJ, Transportation, New Jersey Transit, Essex County, NJ

The Times of Israel

NY Orthodox rabbi's got his congregation on the rails

Harry Berkowitz is a rabbi on the move. It could be no other way for the head chaplain for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority , the largest transportation network in North America.


Related Topix: Transportation, Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Yeshiva University, Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY, Columbia University, Queens, NY, Howard-Beach, NY

Wed Jul 09, 2014

CSX (CSX) Declares 16c Quarterly Dividend

TheStreet Ratings team rates CSX CORP as a Buy with a ratings score of A-. TheStreet Ratings Team has this to say about their recommendation: "We rate CSX CORP a BUY.


Related Topix: CSX, Financial Markets


Fire breaks out on Marpole Railroad Bridge

A two alarm fire caused heavy smoke to pour from the Marpole Railroad Bridge, just west of the Oak Street bridge, this afternoon.


Related Topix: Transportation, Canadian Pacific Railway, Israel, Middle East, World News

24 Hours

A battle is brewing over the future of the Arbutus Corridor.

Residents along the Arbutus Corridor say they're becoming frustrated Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson has yet to respond to them regarding the Canadian Pacific Railway's notice to evict the community gardeners.


Related Topix: Transportation, Canadian Pacific Railway

New York Daily News

Congress won't intervene if LIRR workers strike: lawmakers

Facing an impasse in negotiations and a potential strike as early as July 20, MTA Chairman Tom Prendergast went to Washington on Wednesday to talk with lawmakers, but was told Congressional intervention was "not an option," in the words of one New York Congressman.


Related Topix: US News, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Washington, DC, US Politics, Peter King, Republican, US House of Representatives, Charles Rangel, Democrat, Transportation, Metropolitan Transportation Authority


DA: Cabbie Avoided Thousands in "Piggyback" Toll Scam

A city cab driver has been charged with stealing more than $28,000 in unpaid tolls from the Metropolitan Transportation Authority.


Related Topix: Transportation, Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Queens, NY, New York, NY

WKXW-FM Trenton

Heat causes delays for NJ Transit riders

New Jersey Transit commuters sat on hot trains for about 45 minutes as service on the Northeast Corridor and North Jersey Coast Line were suspended due to an Amtrak wire problem.


Related Topix: Transportation, New Jersey Transit, Hoboken, NJ

Asbury Park Press

Power supply problem causes NJ Transit delaysPower supply problem...

Power supply problem causes NJ Transit delays New Jersey Transit rail riders are facing delays.


Related Topix: Transportation, New Jersey Transit

Tue Jul 08, 2014

KHQ-TV Spokane

First of 3 aircraft bodies removed from train derailment site

A Montana Rail Link spokeswoman says it took about 12 hours to remove the first of three commercial airplane bodies that fell into the Clark Fork River after a train derailed.


Related Topix: Transportation, Montana Rail Link, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 737, Aircraft, Spokane, WA, Duvall, WA


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