Switching & Terminal

ohio-lawsuit-wants-to-put-the-brakes-on-ns-humpyard-noise
Residents of Bellevue, Ohio have filed a class-action lawsuit against Norfolk Southern over what they charge is excessive noise from Moorman Yard. The lawsuit filed March 16 by law firm Murray & Murray on behalf of two residents aims to quiet...
trump-budget-reduce-amtrak-fta-new-starts-kill-tiger-grants-privatize-air-traffic-control
Eliminating Amtrak’s long-distance trains, curtailing the FTA’s New-Starts program, eliminating the TIGER (Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery) discretionary grant program, and privatizing the FAA air traffic control system are among the elements of President Donald J. Trump’s Fiscal Year 2018...
tierney-to-succeed-batory-at-conrail
Conrail’s Board of Directors has named Timothy Tierney President and Chief Operating Officer, effective April 1. Tierney succeeds Ronald Batory, who is retiring after nearly 46 years in the railroad industry. A 39-year Conrail veteran—both iterations, “Big” Conrail and Conrail Shared...
record-turnout-for-railroad-day-in-washington
WASHINGTON, D.C. – A record number of railroaders, suppliers, and customers on March 2 converged on the Capitol for the annual lobbying event known as Railroad Day to meet Congressional representatives and help them identify legislative strategies to grow opportunities...
rod-case-at-ref-2017-try-to-do-more-than-just-run-good-trains
Oliver Wyman Partner Rodney Case delivered a thought-provoking address March 6 at Rail Equipment Finance 2017 on the future of North America’s rail industry. Case said that the railroads must try to turn cars faster. Improving cycle times is critical. Railroads...

record-turnout-for-railroad-day-in-washington
WASHINGTON, D.C. – A record number of railroaders, suppliers, and customers on March 2 converged on the Capitol for the annual lobbying event known as Railroad Day to meet Congressional representatives and help them identify legislative strategies to grow opportunities...
rod-case-at-ref-2017-try-to-do-more-than-just-run-good-trains
Oliver Wyman Partner Rodney Case delivered a thought-provoking address March 6 at Rail Equipment Finance 2017 on the future of North America’s rail industry. Case said that the railroads must try to turn cars faster. Improving cycle times is critical. Railroads...
progress-rail-rolls-out-t4-repower-switcher
Progress Rail announced it has successfully completed initial emissions testing of a new switching locomotive, the EMD24B, and has begun the process of certifying the locomotive for EPA Tier 4 emissions standards. Rated at 2,000 horsepower, the EMD24B comes equipped with...
trackmobile-recognizes-best-performing-distributors
Trackmobile announced its top four performing Distributors with Awards of Excellence for 2016. “Our Distributors are the life blood behind our operation,” said Trackmobile President Ralph Przybyszewski, in a release. “These awards honor Trackmobile distributors that have demonstrated outstanding leadership, professionalism,...
road--rail-services-earns-tdsi-accolades
Road & Rail Services, Inc., a Louisville, Kentucky-based provider of rail-related services in North America, recently earned the 2016 Core Values Award, “It Starts with the Customer” from CSX subsidiary TDSI (Total Distribution Services Inc.) for service excellence at its...

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