Fairfax County, Va., OKs Dulles Rail Plan
- Old Is New Again. Carvlin, Elizabeth // Bond Buyer;9/24/2003, Vol. 345 Issue 31726, p31
Reports on the review of the use of an abandoned former train depot by Detroit officials in Michigan.
- "Project of the century" to open on Oct. 29. // Journal of Turkish Weekly;10/28/2013, p1
The article announces the opening of Marmaray, a railway transportation project in Istanbul, on the 90th anniversary of the Republic of Turkey on October 29, 2013. Several of the government officials from various countries who are expected to attend the event are named. The reliefs that will...
- M1 Rail project worth boarding. // Crain's Detroit Business;4/30/2012, Vol. 28 Issue 18, p0008
The article discusses the M1 Rail project in Detroit, Michigan. It mentions that state, federal and city officials should embrace the opportunity of such project. It emphasizes that it is a unique project on many other fronts. It stresses the reasons to support the project as it allows the...
- Darwin's train comes in. // Australian Geographic;Apr-Jun2004, Issue 74, p14
Deals with the launching of a train in Darwin, Northern Territory. Several public officers who rode in the train.
- Schef Lang Dead at 76. Wilner, Frank N. // Traffic World;1/27/2003, Vol. 267 Issue 4, p12
Pays tribute to the first U.S. federal railroad administrator Schef Lang who died January 14, 2003. Career highlights; Stint at the New York Central Railroad; Academic attainment.
- Garage van offers discreet transport. // Railway Gazette International;Sep2011, Vol. 167 Issue 9, p21
The article reports that Kriukov Car Building Works of Ukraine has created a van for the secure rail transport of cars used by public officials.
- HAROLD L. ICKES: Army Engineers Are Too Generous. Ickes, Harold L. // New Republic;2/26/51, Vol. 124 Issue 9, p25
The article discusses the role and characteristics of army engineers. The army engineers regard it as a primary duty to please public officials by approving, or even building, public works that may not be necessary but which attract votes to candidates for re-election. The Army Engineers are the...
- Even shadow ministers who travel by train get there late. // Motor Transport;4/12/2007, p24
This article reports that Owen Peterson, the shadow transport secretary of Great Britain, has travelled to the U.S., Sweden, Austria and Germany to see different tolling and congestion charging systems as he develops the Conservative government policy. And on his journey to a conference in...
- CNRS 'more bang for the buck'. // Rail Business Intelligence;2/19/2004, Issue 216, p3
Announces the launch of the Company Neutral Revenue Support (CNRS) scheme by Strategic Rail Authority Chairman Richard Bowker in Great Britain on February 10, 2004. Total budget of CNRS for 2004-2005; Allocations of the budget; Benefit of the scheme. INSET: How CNRS works.