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gibson-joins-wsp-|-pb
April 24, 2017
WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff has named Thomas Gibson Vice President and Western Regional Manager of its Transit and Rail practice, based in Sacramento. Gibson is responsible for technical and operational management, project delivery, staff acquisition and business growth. Gibson has 37...
massdot-purchases-20-remote-control-ballast-cars
April 21, 2017
The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) received delivery of 20 new remote-control steel ballast cars in mid April.   The MassDOT Rail & Transit Division purchased the cars from FreightCar America and noted the innovative nature of the remote-control gates that MassDOT says will...
illinois-dot-testing-charger-locos
April 21, 2017
The Illinois Department of Transportation announced today that new Siemens SC-44 Charger locomotives have begun testing in Illinois. The testing is expected to last through April 23, with the locomotives expected to go into full-time service later this spring. “The delivery and...
union-pacific-to-invest-millions-in-nevada
April 21, 2017
Union Pacific plans to invest approximately $26.8 million in Nevada infrastructure in 2017. The investment is part of .   The Class 1 says the investment will fund $22.7 million to maintain railroad track and $1.8 million to maintain the state's bridges. Key...
siemens-creating-“internet-of-trains”
April 20, 2017
Siemens’ U.S. unit has launched Digital Rail Services, a new business that will use intelligent sensors and advanced software platforms to put intelligence behind billions of data points created on the country’s rail systems. The company said this insight will help...

metra-seeks-as-many-cars-and-locos-“as-possible”-easy-terms
April 20, 2017
The builders’ line forms to the right. Chicago’s Metra is seeking requests for proposals for the design and production of new railcars and locomotives to...
miner-hopper-outlet-gate-a-popular-pick
April 20, 2017
Miner Enterprises said that industry adoption of the company's Double Groove pneumatic outlet gate for plastics continues to accelerate, and has been specified...
narrow-gain-for-cp-revenue-in-q1
April 20, 2017
Canadian Pacific Railway announced revenues of $1.19 billion (C$1.6 billion) for the first quarter of 2017, an increase of 1% from the year-ago quarter, and...
csx-1q-earnings-stronger
April 20, 2017
CSX Corp.’s first quarter 2017 non-adjusted net earnings of $362 million and a adjusted operating income of $712 million, yielded net earnings per share of...
intermodal-union-ratifies-cp-contract
April 19, 2017
Canadian Pacific and the United Steelworkers Local 1976 announced that the union had ratified a five-year labor agreement covering approximately 600...

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