Latest Rail News

for-harsco-business-is-a-grind-thats-a-good-thing
December 02, 2016
Harsco Rail, Harsco Corp.’s railway track maintenance division, has landed new sales of its rail grinding machines throughout North America for service in RailWorks Corp.-conducted contract rail grinding programs. The company says its sales to RailWorks marks Harsco’s return to...
road-rail-wins-american-honda-award
December 02, 2016
Road & Rail Services, Inc. announced it was recently awarded the American Honda Motor Co., Inc. 2016 Plant Processor of the Year Performance Excellence Award. Honda operates 19 major manufacturing facilities in North America producing a wide range of Honda and...
rio-grande-pacific-promotes-pacetti
December 02, 2016
Short line operator Rio Grande Pacific Corp. (RGPC) has promoted Anthony Pacetti to Director of Customer Service, Ft. Worth, Tex. Pacetti’s new responsibilities include overseeing inbound and outbound customer operations as well as all associated financial responsibilities, including the invoicing process....
via-rail-3q-ridership-up-55
December 02, 2016
VIA Rail Canada (VIA Rail) announced 3Q ridership increases: VIA Rail says from July to September 2016, ridership was up 5.5% vs. the same period last year. It also says it grew its revenues for a 10th consecutive quarter. Passenger revenues...
shuster-returns-as-chairman-of-the-committee-on-transportation-and-infrastructure
December 02, 2016
U.S. Rep. Bill Shuster (R-PA) statement on Dec. 2 on his selection by the House Republican Conference to continue serving as Chairman of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure: “It is an honor to be selected again by my colleagues to...

wabtec-updates-4q-guidance-into-2017
December 01, 2016
Wabtec on Dec. 1 released 4Q 2016 guidance and preliminary guidance for 2017: For 2016: • Revenues are expected to be about $2.95 billion, down about 10%...
us-house-passes-response-act
December 01, 2016
The House of Representatives approved Nov. 29 the RESPONSE Act of 2016 (S. 546), a bill "to enhance emergency responder training for incidents involving...
embedded-challenges
December 01, 2016
It was once a common practice for freight or passenger rail service to traverse paved or cobblestone streets. Yet today, there are still many places in North...
csx-4q-update-macroeconomic-headwinds-moderating
December 01, 2016
CSX Corporation Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Frank Lonegro updated investors and analysts Nov. 30 at the Credit Suisse 4th Annual...
inrd-cummins-roll-out-qsk95-freight-locomotive
December 01, 2016
After two years of development and testing, Indiana Rail Road (INRD) SD90-43MAC no. 1919, the first heavy-haul freight locomotive equipped with a Cummins...