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1 hr ago | Times Herald-Record

Ken Hall: Even a few little fixes would help this terminal

I read with great interest this week a story on the capitalnewyork.com website with the headline "Where's the big fix for the Port Authority terminal?" Then the Wall Street Journal reported that recent contract settlements between unions and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority will cost an extra $1 billion through the next two and a half ... (more)

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Related Topix: Transportation, Metropolitan Transportation Authority, US Politics, Joe Biden, US News

5 hrs ago | Daily Herald

Durbin wants feds to check out Canadian National delays on EJ&E

Sen. Dick Durbin continued pressure on the Canadian National Railway Thursday, asking federal regulators to visit Illinois and witness delays on CN-operated tracks.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Dick Durbin, Transportation, Canadian National Railway

9 hrs ago | KMIZ

Body found near railroad tracks in NW Missouri

A man's body has been found near railroad workers near train tracks in northwest Missouri, but a sheriff says the death does not appear suspicious.

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Related Topix: Burlington Northern Santa Fe, Holt County, MO

12 hrs ago | LongIsland.com

MTA Bridge and Tunnel Officers Rescue Families from Fire

July 30, 2014 - Quick action by Metropolitan Transportation Authority Bridge and Tunnel Officers saved more than a dozen people from a raging fire in a four-story apartment building near the Queens Midtown Tunnel this morning.

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Related Topix: Fire, Transportation, Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Long-Island-City, NY, Queens, NY, New York, NY

17 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Man struck and killed by Amtrak train in NY

Metropolitan Transportation Authority Assistant Chief Stephen Conner tells The Journal News that an Amtrak train heading to Albany struck the man around 9:50 p.m. Wednesday just north of the station.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Metropolitan Transportation Authority

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Newsday

Beverage, snack vending machines to be installed in dozens of LIRR stations

A Long Island Rail Road plan to install snack and beverage vending machines at most train stations will generate about $2.5 million in new revenue over the next 10 years, officials estimate.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Metropolitan Transportation Authority

Examiner.com

Pullman's setbacks

George M. Pullman suffered serious setbacks a year after he received praise as a visionary.

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NY1

MTA Officers Help Save Queens Tenants Trapped in Fire

Two Metropolitan Transportation Authority Bridge and Tunnel officers were injured Tuesday after racing in to rescue residents inside a burning apartment building in Queens.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Metropolitan Transportation Authority

Silicon Alley Insider

The Economic Takeaways From Earnings Season Are Pretty Good (NSC,...

John Stoltzfus, chief market strategist at Oppenheimer, is out with a new research note giving a quick update on some of the major macroeconomic takeaways from second quarter earnings announcements.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Norfolk Southern

Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers a...

Union Pacific to make infrastructure improvements in Kansas

OMAHA, Neb. - Union Pacific Railroad will strengthen Kansas' transportation infrastructure by investing $8 million in the rail line between Herington and Whitewater, Kansas.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Union Pacific Railroad

Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers a...

Norfolk Southern VP sells $3.54 million in stock

NEW YORK - Norfolk Southern Corp. VP Deborah H. Butler sold 32,960 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, July 25. The shares were sold at an average price of $107.37, for a total transaction of $3,538,915.20.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Norfolk Southern

TheStreet.com

Why Trinity Industries (TRN) Stock Is Rising In After-Hours Trading Today

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Related Topix: Transportation, Automakers, Trinity Industries, Mozilla, TheStreet, Business News

Tue Jul 29, 2014

StockMarketsReview.com

Trains and Boats and Planes?

"Trains and boats and planes took you away, but every time I see them I pray. And if my prayers can cross the sea, the trains and boats and planes will bring you back, back home to me."

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Related Topix: Transportation, Kansas City Southern, Train Disaster

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Canadian Pacific crews inspect and repair the fire-damaged railroad bridge Tuesday

Canadian Pacific Railway is declining to say exactly when it might re-open one of its bridges in Dubuque County that was heavily damaged Monday in a fire.

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Related Topix: Fire, Transportation, Canadian Pacific Railway, Dubuque County, IA, Dubuque, IA, Bellevue, IA

Free Press

Ready for a change

THE VILLAGE OF Coal City will petition the Will County Governmental League for $2 million in federal Surface Transportation Program funds to reconstruct South Broadway from the Burlington Northern Santa Fe rail crossing north to Division Street.

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Related Topix: Coal City, IL, Will County, IL, Burlington Northern Santa Fe

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

MK... )--Acadia Realty Trust today reported operating results for the quarter ended June 30, 2014.

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Related Topix: Startups, Acadia Realty Trust, Real Estate, Medicine, AKERS BIOSCIENCES, Medical Equipment, Healthcare Industry, Consulting, Corporate Executive Board Company The, RingCentral, Automakers, Trinity Industries, Transportation

Wall St. Cheat Sheet

3 Reasons Why Railroads Are One of Warren Buffett's Best Investments

In 2009 Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway bought out on of the largest rail transport companies in the world-Burlington Northern Santa Fe.

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Related Topix: Warren Buffett, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway, Investment Services, Burlington Northern Santa Fe, Transportation, Union Pacific, Union Pacific Railroad, Norfolk Southern

Asbury Park Press

Commuter train breaks down outside New York CityCommuter train breaks ...

Authorities are trying to remove a New Jersey Transit commuter train that became disabled just outside the Hudson River tunnel in New York City.

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Related Topix: Transportation, New Jersey Transit

Newsday

LIRR: West Hempstead branch weekend service will soon return

Weekend service on the Long Island Rail Road's West Hempstead branch will soon return, the LIRR's president said Monday.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Metropolitan Transportation Authority

Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers a...

Volatile Bakken crude moving on trains through northern Ohio cities

HUDSON, Ohio - Bill Rich is troubled by the increasing number of tank cars he sees on the Norfolk Southern Corp. rail line in northern Summit County - rail cars that could be carrying highly volatile Bakken crude oil.

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Related Topix: Hudson, OH, Transportation, Norfolk Southern, Summit County, OH

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