William Vantuono

William Vantuono

With Railway Age since 1992, Bill Vantuono has broadened and deepened the magazine's coverage of the technological revolution that is so swiftly changing the industry. He has also strengthened Railway Age's leadership position in industry affairs with the conferences he conducts on operating passenger trains on freight railroads and communications-based train control.

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Friday, 19 December 2014 10:58

Tiger Cool Express expands container fleet

Tiger Cool Express LLC, a transporter of produce and food products in temperature-controlled intermodal containers, has added 35 domestic containers to its fleet. The new acquisition marks an increase in the fleet size by 17.5%, to 234 containers.
MTA New York City Transit has awarded Marlton, N.J.-based Hill International a five-year indefinite-quantity contract worth an estimated $55.8 million for construction management and inspection services for NYCT’s Superstorm Sandy recovery efforts and other miscellaneous construction projects.
Amtrak has filed a complaint with the U.S. Surface Transportation Board against Norfolk Southern and CSX over substandard on-time performance of the Washington D.C.-Chicago Capitol Limited, which operates over right-of-way owned by NS and CSX. Including an earlier complaint filed against CN, this is Amtrak’s second such action regarding substandard on-time performance of its long-distance trains.
Friday, 24 October 2014 13:54

Myles joins Marsh Global Rail Practice

Kevin B. Myles has joined Marsh, a global provider insurance brokering and risk management, as a Vice President in its Global Rail Practice.
Thursday, 21 August 2014 10:29

For Miner Enterprises, 120 years

Miner Enterprises, one of the railroad industry’s longest-standing supply companies, in 2014 is celebrating 120 years in business.
Kansas City Southern has named Gary W. Jarboe Vice President Mechanical Operations for Kansas City Southern Railway (KCSR), closely coordinating with the leadership of Kansas City Southern de Mexico, S.A. de C.V. (KCSM). Jarboe, based in Kansas City, reports to Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Dave R. Ebbrecht.
Girard Equipment Inc. has joined the Association of American Railroads as a new Silver Associate Member.

Amsted presented_by In a wide-ranging conversation with Editor-in-Chief William C. Vantuono, Railway Age’s 2014 Railroader of the Year, Amtrak President and CEO Joseph H. Boardman, talks about his lifelong career in transportation, his tenure at Amtrak, and his views on not only the company’s future, but on the importance of transportation to the U.S. economy and the nation’s standing in the global economy.

Monday, 25 November 2013 11:08

Railway Age’s Wilner to appear on C-SPAN

Railway Age Contributing Editor Frank N. Wilner will appear on C-SPAN’s Washington Journal television show Wednesday, Nov. 27, from 8:25 a.m. to 9:15 (EST), discussing his book, Amtrak: Past, Present Future, and answering audience call-in questions.
As a part of ongoing efforts by L.B. Foster “to create a more customer centered organization” in its global Rail Business, the company has added sales staff and product management functions.
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