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A federal court in Edmonton has fined Canadian National Railway $2.5 million for spilling diesel fuel into the North Saskatchewan River. The railroad pleaded guilty to one violation under the federal Fisheries Act and three charges under the Canadian Environment Protection...
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Amtrak will build a $28-million locomotive service facility in Seattle. The U.S. passenger rail corporation said the project is its third major investment in the Seattle facility that provides services for the long-distance Empire Builder and Coast Starlight; Amtrak Cascades state-supported...
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The American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association announced the 308 railroad recipients of its annual Jake Awards, recognizing above-industry average safety performance in 2016. To be honored, an ASLRRA member railroad must perform better than the Class 2 and 3...
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The Port of New Orleans will acquire the New Orleans Public Belt Railroad under an agreement between the city of New Orleans, the port and the railroad. Stakeholders say the move is expected to give the port greater competitive advantage in...
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R. J. Corman Railroad Co. LLC is commemorating its 30th anniversary this year. The company that the late Rick Corman founded in January 1987 with the acquisition of a branch line has blossomed into a diverse organization with numerous divisions. Richard...

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R. J. Corman Railroad Co. LLC is commemorating its 30th anniversary this year. The company that the late Rick Corman founded in January 1987 with the acquisition of a branch line has blossomed into a diverse organization with numerous divisions. Richard...
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Railserve has placed its first Tier 4 DUAL LEAF® Gen-Set locomotive in service, and says the unit “is performing well and generating more interest in these powerful switching locomotives that provide significant reductions in fuel use and emissions.” Railserve developed the...
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GE Transportation will provide Pakistan Railways with 20 FDL C20EMP locomotives, a follow-on order to 55 Evolution Series units ordered in 2015, of which 32 are in service. These lighter-weight, 2,000-hp locomotives will be operated in freight and passenger service, and...
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Wabtec Corp. has signed a contract worth approximately $22 million to design, install, test and commission Positive Train Control (PTC) for the Belt Railway Company of Chicago (BRC). Wabtec will provide its Interoperable Electronic Train Management System (I-ETMS®) equipment for five...
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Brazil’s Vale and GE Transportation have entered into an agreement to install GE’s Trip Optimizer on nearly 114 Vale locomotives in operation across Brazil. GE describes Trip Optimizer as “a smart, automated cruise control system that ingests data, analyzes route topology...

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