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New Railroad Crossing and Trespassing Website Aims to Increase Rail Safety

March 18, 2016 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Rail

WASHINGTON—The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) today launched a redesigned website to serve as a one-stop shop to help drivers, pedestrians, and law enforcement stay safe around the nation’s more than 200,000…

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $10 Million TIGER Grant for Willmar Rail Connector and Industrial Access in Willmar, Minnesota

November 16, 2015 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering, Rail

Willmar, Minn. – Federal Railroad Administrator Sarah Feinberg today announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation will provide $10 million for…

Federal Railroad Administration Issues $967.1 Million MTA Loan to Finance Critical Safety Upgrades to the Nation’s Largest Commuter Railroads

May 10, 2015 - in Financial, Transit

WASHINGTON – The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) today closed on a $967.1 million Railroad Rehabilitation and Improvement Financing (RRIF) loan…

DroneMetrex Maps a Railway in 3D with its TopoDrone-100

August 15, 2013 - in Corporate, Sensors, Transportation

DroneMetrex has successfully performed a high-precision railway mapping project in Australia. The company’s in-house developed TopoDrone-100 flew and reliably mapped 0,5 km on each of the four sides of the approach to the crossing intersection of the railway…

BNSF World to Modernized Railroad Mapping

January 6, 2013 - in Transportation

Employees of a Topeka company will be working for the next year to convert 32,000 miles of railroad maps from outdated paper documents into a modern online computer system. Topeka's Bartlett & West will use 100 temporary employees to convert the maps of…