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By William C. Vantuono, EditorOne full issue of Railway Age, much less one page of it, wouldn’t come close to doing justice to InnoTrans 2010, “the best of the best,”…
By William C. Vantuono, EditorIf you happen to believe the popular misinterpretation of the Mesoamerican Long Count Calendar (Mayan Calendar), we won’t need any new equipment as of 12/21/2012, so…
By William C. Vantuono, EditorOK, it’s December. It’s the end of the year. The Holidays are here. We’re supposed to be spreading peace on earth and good will toward men…
By William C. Vantuono, Editor   In his own words, Norfolk Southern CEO Wick Moorman, Railway Age’s 2011 Railroader of the Year, was a kid who loved trains. A fully…
By William C. Vantuono, Editor I could publish a book about my friend and colleague, Robert G. Lewis (actually, we did two of them together). Though we worked side by…
Will Florida’s loss be California’s gain? That’s one of many questions that arise from the Florida Supreme Court’s decision that Governor Scott was within his rights in spurning federal grants…
By William C. Vantuono, Editor What would E. H. Talbott, Railway Age’s first editor, think of social media? I’m sure that at the very least, he’d be skeptical at first.…
By William C. Vantuono, Editor Ever hear of “classical repulsion?” Portland, Ore., Tri-Met is wielding it to great effect to ward off young perpetrators of crimes like vandalism. In other…
By William C. Vantuono, Editor   It gives me great pleasure and satisfaction to turn this month’s column over to Norfolk Southern Chief Executive Wick Moorman, Railway Age’s 2011 Railroader…
By William C. Vantuono, Editor In Abraham Lincoln’s day, the Illinois Central line linking Chicago with Springfield, Ill., and St. Louis was preferred for passenger service because, of the five major…
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