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Alaska Railroad to straighten track

...Anchorage International Airport was completed late this fall at a cost of about $28 million, paid for by the Federal Railroad Administration. It is scheduled to begin operations this spring.
Alaska Digest

...railroad project manager. The Anchorage project is expected to cost more than $1.2 million, covered by the Federal Railroad Administration. "We're tickled to death they've enacted this thing," said Jim Paulus, 64, whose yard is adjacent...
Work being done to prepare new Tanana River bridge site, massive amounts of rock needed grounds to the south. The state is providing $44 million to the project. The railroad previously secured $144 million, more than two-thirds of it from the Department of Defense and the Federal Railroad Administration.
US needs new rules to eliminate pilot distraction

...federal government will look at the issue with a view toward coming up with corrective action. Last year, the Federal Railroad Administration was obliged to issue an emergency order prohibiting all train operators from using cellphones after a train...
Tanana River bridge project seeks $44M from state

...project has brought in $144 million, more than two-thirds of it from the Department of Defense and the Federal Railroad Administration. But railroad project manager Brian Lindamood said the federal dollars begin to dissolve in 2013 and 2014...
State railroad seeks help in weed war

...Alaska study on the herbicide was done. Railroad officials applied after one year, citing threats by the Federal Railroad Administration to slow down trains or even stop some routes because of the recurring vegetation problem, and enough data...
Railroad wants to use herbicides along tracks

...assistant vice president for operations and safety. Taller brush can block vision at crossings and curves. The Federal Railroad Administration has fined the state-owned railroad tens of thousands of dollars in recent years for failing to adequately...
Railroad project to reroute track delayed

...over a number of Fairbanks-area realignment projects. Mayor Jim Whitaker said he plans to report to the Federal Railroad Administration, the agency overseeing the proposed Fort Wainwright project, that the on-post reroute was not the one...


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