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REMSA elevates Soucie, Winkler The Railway Engineering-Maintenance Suppliers Association (REMSA) Executive Committee on Jan. 27 promoted Urszula Soucie to Chief Operating Officer and Sean Winkler to Director of Advocacy, effectively immediately.

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High water blocked BNSF's Lakeside Subdivision between Spokane and Pasco, Wash., Thursday in the twisting, narrow Hatton Coulee between Hatton and Connell. Amtrak 27, the Portland section of the Empire Builder, stopped just east of the affected area at Cunningham, before...
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The Oroville Dam emergency is causing delays of 24-48 hours for Union Pacific freight moving between Oregon, Washington and Southern California. The railroad said in a customer announcement Monday that service has been restored between Roseville and Chico Calif. “We are watching...
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Technology solutions company Trimble, Sunnyvale, Calif., has acquired railroad automatic wayside machine-vision inspection systems supplier Beena Vision Systems Inc. for an undisclosed sum. Norcross, Ga.-based Beena Vision will become a part of Trimble’s Engineering and Construction Segment. Trimble says the acquisition...
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The Short Line Safety Institute (SLSI), a non-profit affiliate of ASLRRA (American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association) has launched “Safety Tip Tuesday,” a new program that “provides easy-to-access training materials for small railroads.” Safety Tip Tuesday provides seasonal tips for...
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Railway Age editors, along with judges Nick Little, Managing Director of Michigan State University’s Railway Management Program, and Ronald L. Batory, President and Chief Operating Officer of Consolidated Rail Corp., have selected the winning 10 in Railway Age’s Fast Trackers–10...

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Railway Age editors, along with judges Nick Little, Managing Director of Michigan State University’s Railway Management Program, and Ronald L. Batory, President and Chief Operating Officer of Consolidated Rail Corp., have selected the winning 10 in Railway Age’s Fast Trackers–10...
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Rail traffic through the Rockies in Northern Montana on Thursday was blocked by an avalanche, just days after freight and passenger trains resumed operations following a similar event. On Thursday, BNSF spokesman Ross Lane informed Railway Age, "Earlier this morning, an...
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CN’s planned C$2.5 billion (US$1.9 billion) 2017 capital program is “focused on hardening core infrastructure,” the railroad said on Feb. 9. CN plans to invest approximately C$1.6 billion on track infrastructure “to maintain a safe and efficient network.” Planned work includes...
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LTK Engineering Services announced a series of promotions to its management team. James Dietz has been named Vice-President, Vehicle Engineering. He will oversee the hiring, growth, and development of all of LTK’s vehicle engineers, and work with the company’s regional managers....
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The Railway Supply Institute (RSI) s now accepting 2017/2018 school year applications for the annual RSI Undergraduate Scholarship which provides a minimum of five college scholarships in amounts ranging from $2,500-5,000 to children of employees throughout the rail supply industry. ...

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