Switching & Terminal

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Brookville powers Central California Traction Brookville Equipment Corp. has shipped two EPA Tier-4 BL12CG CoGeneration™ low-emissions switchers to Central California Traction (CCT) that will be utilized on the 55.9-mile Stockton Public Belt Railroad Network and the 14.9-mile Central Valley Branch, with service from Stockton, Calif., to Lodi and Sacramento, Calif.

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Rail Connection Inc. (RCI), a subsidiary of Appalachian Railcar Services Inc. (ARS), has formed a joint venture with ITE Management L.P. with the purpose of acquiring, leasing and operating railcars, the company announced on May 8, 2015. The joint venture, dubbed Rail...
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Carolina Worrell has joined Railway Age as Managing Editor, based at Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corp.’s headquarters in New York City. A graduate of City University of New York-Hunter College, Worrell honed her skills at Dodge Data & Analytics (formerly McGraw Hill Construction),...
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Brookville, Pa.-based Brookville Equipment Corp. said Monday, March 9, 2015 it "shipped an all-new highly-customized 88-ton diesel-hydraulic yard switching locomotive to the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PSNS&IMF) in Bremerton, Wash." The BL05 locomotive, which began its journey...
railcomm-completes-blue-flag-system-upgrade
Fairport, N.Y.-based RailComm said Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015 it has completed the Blue Flag System upgrade "at a North American Class I main line refueling facility located in Temple, Tex." The upgrade includes the installation of multiple new bi-directional Blue Flag...
new-orleans-mulls-public-belt-railroad-sale
New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu is requesting commissioners of the New Orleans Public Belt Railroad, a city-owned property, to consider putting the railroad up for sale to a private-sector operator. One potential buyer already has voiced interest, according to the New...

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New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu is requesting commissioners of the New Orleans Public Belt Railroad, a city-owned property, to consider putting the railroad up for sale to a private-sector operator. One potential buyer already has voiced interest, according to the New...
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Fairport, N.Y.-based RailComm says it has been selected "to provide and install a state-of-the-art car tracking and inventory management solution at Terminal Railway Alabama State Docks (TASD)." RailComm says its Car Tracking System offers "a near real-time inventory management solution to...
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Greenville, S.C.-based Greenville & Western Railway Co. (GRLW) has opened its Big Creek Machinery Distribution Hub, located in Williamston, S.C., President and CEO Steven C. Hawkins says. The short line, a wholly owned subsidiary of Western Carolina Railway Service Corp., has partnered...
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Protran Technology has been selected to provide 14 Portable Shove Track Protection Systems to an undisclosed Class I railroad. The system includes 14 PT-501SM portable locomotive track detector units for determining limits of a shove zone and providing failsafe track...
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BNSF Railway is retrofitting 11 of its locomotives with Hotstart idle-reduction technology "to reduce emissions and conserve fuel in Washington" state, with the pool of locomotives to operate out of BNSF rail yards in Spokane and Pasco, Wash. (pictured). BNSF and...