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precision-railroading-with-a-humane-face
March 26, 2017
One of Keith Creel’s first acts upon becoming Canadian Pacific CEO in February was a call to his counterpart at the union representing the railway’s train and engine (T&E) crews. It was time, CP’s top brass hat told the Teamsters...
ctc-allocates--million-to-california-rail-projects
March 24, 2017
The California Transportation Commission (CTC) allocated more than $217 million to 72 projects in the state including more than $60 million for state rail projects. "Caltrans is working to ensure every dollar counts when it comes to California's transportation infrastructure," said...
you-wont-knuckle-under-with-strato
March 24, 2017
Strato, Inc.’s StratoMAX F51AE F-Style knuckle has passed the Association of American Railroads (AAR) M-216 fatigue life cycle test. This specification requires an average fatigue life of at least 600,000 cycles. “The addition of our M-216 F-knuckle to the StratoMAX product...
cn-plans-to-buy-back-shares
March 24, 2017
CN announced plans to repurchase up to 1.8 million of its common shares of stock as part of a repurchase program. The railroad in a statement said the purchase will form part of the Normal Course Issuer Bid for up to...
parsons-adds-strong-as-rail-lead
March 24, 2017
David Strong has joined Parsons as vice president and Rail Systems Lead for the New York and New Jersey region. Strong focuses on the current and future needs and challenges of the NY/NJ Metro Area, policy and procedure development, and project...

septa-crrc
March 23, 2017
Pressed to accommodate surging ridership, the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority is buying 45 bi-level coaches from China Railway Rolling Stock...
la-metro-buying-china-railway-subway-cars
March 23, 2017
China Railway Rolling Stock Corporation (CRRC) has contracted with the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority to build 64 new subway cars for...
austin-line-adds-more-cars
March 23, 2017
The city of Austin, Tex., is counting on a bigger fleet to  translate into bigger ridership for its MetroRail commuter system. Operator Capitol...
union-pacific-consolidates-pocatello-service-unit
March 23, 2017
Union Pacific announced it is consolidating its Pocatello Service Unit management with its Portland and Utah service units, effective April 1. Five management...
canadian-national-trucker-tfi-renew-agreement-for-intermodal-service
March 23, 2017
Canadian National and motor carrier TFI International are renewing their collaboration to grow domestic intermodal business in markets across Canada. The...

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