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Bombardier strike goes on; contract offer spurned Bombardier Transportation workers represented by Unifor local 1075, by a sound majority, have rejected the latest contract offer from management, perpetuating a six-week strike at Bombardier's plant in Thunder Bay, Ontario.

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Gladstein, Neandross & Associates, organizers of the 2014 High Horsepower (HHP) Summit, have announced the keynote and full speaker lineup for the third annual conference and expo, taking place Oct. 7-9 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New...
at-innotrans-2014-a-focus-on-tunnel-infrastructure
Innotrans 2014, the global gathering on transport technology to take place in Berlin, Germany, from Sept. 23-26, 2014, will include a trade fair segment Tunnel Construction in Hall 5.2. The segment "features numerous exhibitors from Germany and abroad with their...
class-i-employment-gains-again-in-july
Figures released by the Surface Transportation Board show total Class I railroad employment as of mid-July 2014 rose 1.94% to 167, 138, from mid-July 2013, and also added 99 positions from mid-June 2014, a rise of 0.6%. Transportation (train and engine),...
News item: Vouchsafed to work jointly in gaining legislation or regulation mandating two crew members on every freight train are the Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Union (SMART) and the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen (BLET). The joint quest...
amid-strike-bombardier-moves-three-rockets
A strike by 900 workers continues at Bombardier Transportation's Thunder Bay, Ontario, plant, but the company still moved the first three of 420 Toronto Rocket subway cars for delivery to Canada's largest city on Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014. Workers represented by...

News item: Vouchsafed to work jointly in gaining legislation or regulation mandating two crew members on every freight train are the Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Union (SMART) and the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen (BLET). The joint quest...
amid-strike-bombardier-moves-three-rockets
A strike by 900 workers continues at Bombardier Transportation's Thunder Bay, Ontario, plant, but the company still moved the first three of 420 Toronto Rocket subway cars for delivery to Canada's largest city on Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014. Workers represented by...
darr-to-succeed-timmons-at-aslrra
The American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA) has selected Linda Bauer Darr, a former U.S. Department of Transportation official with nearly 20 years of trade association experience in the trucking, moving and storage, and bus industries, to succeed...
mta-second-avenue-subway-second-phase-please
Signaling a commitment to continued subway expansion, Metropolitan Transportation Authority CEO and Chairman Thomas Prendergast has requested funding for Phase 2 of New York City Transit's Second Avenue Subway, long a dream of city planners. The move, first reported by the...
innotrans-touts-future-mobility-park
Modal options, some only distantly related to rail, some purportedly transcending rail, will be featured at the "Future Mobility Park" hosted by InnoTrans 2014, scheduled to take place Sept. 23-26, 2014 in Berlin, Germany. "How can different modes of transport be...