Latest Rail News

alstom-lands-amtrak-next-gen-nec-trainset-contract
August 27, 2016
No surprise, thanks to Sen. Chuck Schumer’s (D-N.Y.) very public visit to Alstom’s Hornell, N.Y. manufacturing plant on Sept. 21, 2015: Amtrak, as expected, has contracted with Alstom to supply 28 “next-generation high-speed” trainsets that will replace popular yet aging...
lacmta-ncdot-outline-plans-for-federal-grants
August 26, 2016
Officials on opposite sides of the country outlined plans to enhance safety of local rail systems using recently awarded federal funds. In California, the Rosecrans/Marquardt intersection in Santa Fe Springs, labeled as the most hazardous grade crossing in the state by...
huber-suhner-and-bombardier-sign-cabling-deal
August 26, 2016
Huber & Suhner signed a five-year contract with Bombardier to be its main cable supplier. Bombardier will equip existing and new rolling stock around the world predominantly with Huber & Suhner Radox EN and GKW cables. The two companies signed their first...
cp-voices-support-for-expanding-lvvr
August 26, 2016
Canadian Pacific announced Aug. 25, 2016 that it “welcomes the release of the full proceedings from the Canadian Transportation Safety Board's (TSB) recent Transportation Safety Summit and urges government officials to take action on Locomotive Video and Voice Recorders (LVVR).” CP...
inrd-venture-logistics-inaugurate-intermodal-warehouse
August 25, 2016
The Indiana Rail Road (INRD) and Venture Logistics on Aug. 24, 2016 officially opened the new Venture Rail Warehouse, decribed as “the first rail-served mega-warehouse constructed in Marion County in decades.” The 406,000-square-foot facility, located on Indianapolis’ south side at 1102...

lkg-cmc-names-sheila-wray-given-to-key-post
August 25, 2016
LKG-CMC Inc. (LKG) has named Sheila Wray Given a principal and business development executive in the firm’s Glendale, Calif., headquarters, with responsibility...
cdpq-reaches-montreal-track-agreement-with-cn
August 25, 2016
Canadian pension fund Caisse de Dépôt et Placement du Québec (CDPQ) Infra has reached an agreement with CN to purchase infrastructure for its planned 41.5-mile...
crude-quarter
August 25, 2016
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) updated on Aug. 24, 2016 crude oil carload numbers for second-quarter 2016: U.S. Class I railroads originated...
fort-worth-launches-tex-rail-construction
August 25, 2016
Groundbreaking ceremonies were held in Fort Worth, North Richmond Hills, and Grapevine, Tex., on Aug. 24, 2016, to officially launch construction on the $996...
cn-adm-and-midwest-inland-port-grow-intermodal-in-decatur-ill
August 24, 2016
Archer Daniels Midland Company and the Midwest Inland Port announced August 23 that their collaborative logistics and marketing efforts are driving increased...