CN to increase investment to complete major infrastructure projects.(www.railway-technology.com) 

Kawasaki Rail Car wins $1.4bn subway car contract 
Kawasaki Heavy Industries’ US-based subsidiary Kawasaki Rail Car (KRC) has received a $1.4bn contract to deliver 535 new-generation R211-series subway cars to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s (MTA) New York City Transit.

Deals this week: GE Transportation, Stadler, Hochtief 
GE Transportation has secured two contracts from Kazakhstan Temir Zholy (KTZ), which feature combined value of more than $900m.

CN to increase investment to complete major infrastructure projects 
Canadian railway company CN has unveiled a C$3.2bn ($2.58bn) capital programme for 2018 in order to focus on important capacity projects, as well as continue the funding of key infrastructure maintenance projects to improve safety across its network.

Port of Long Beach in US approves rail facility project 
The Port of Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners in Los Angeles, US, has approved plans for construction of the Pier B On-Dock Rail Support Facility with the aim of increasing cargo movement and reduce the environmental impact of the site.

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