Trump administration finalizes opioid testing rule for transportation workers

By Melanie Zanona, The Hill; November 13, 2017 The Trump administration has finalized a rule requiring opioid testing for certain…

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Expensive questions surface with changed passenger car order

California selects Siemens for passenger car order two years after a Nippon-Sharyo prototype failed key test From TRAINS Magazine Newswire;…

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New Jersey Transit official warned feds of staffing crisis 2 months before Hoboken crash

By Curtis Tate, NorthJersey.com; November 10, 2017 A top official at NJ Transit wrote a letter to federal safety regulators warning them about…

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Virginia: FRA slates hearings for proposed Richmond-D.C. higher-speed rail line

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; October 11, 2017 The Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation (DRPT) and the Federal Railroad…

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Texas: Stadler and the Fort Worth Transportation Authority Unveil the First U.S. FLIRT Train

A press release from Stadler US, Inc.: Stadler and the Fort Worth Transportation Authority (FWTA) introduced the first FLIRT (Fast…

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Federal Railroad Administration Advances $5 Billion Rail Infrastructure Project

By Paul R. Hitchcock, Holland & Knight LLP, Lexology; September 26, 2017 The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has moved an…

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