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The Surface Transportation Board (STB or Board) on September 22 released an independent study it commissioned from InterVISTAS Consulting LLC that examined the STB’s approach to freight rail ra ...

Gregory A. Kelly, president and chief executive officer of the U.S. and Latin America region of WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, has been named the 2016 Gallery of Success awardee by Temple University’s College of Engineering.

Cover story, September issue: Like most Class I railroads, Union Pacific has had to make adjustments to deal with sharp declines in coal and other commodities. While its $3.75 billion 2016 capital program is lower than last year’s, it upholds a strong c ...

A Surface Transportation Board study on the Board’s SAC (stand-alone cost) rate reasonableness methodology is complete and can be downloaded at the link below.

With the arrival of long-awaited new baggage cars from CAF USA, Amtrak has expanded its trainside checked bicycle service to several long-distance trains as well as Northeast Regional trains with baggage service. The service is available at staffed stations that offer checked baggage.

Jannet Walker Ford, Vice President and North America Director of Policy and Strategic Programs at Parsons, has been elected to the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) Board of Directors.

The Greenbrier Companies Inc. has appointed Jim Cowan President of Greenbrier International, reporting to Greenbrier Chairman and CEO William A. Furman.

Urban Services, Inc. has hired Sherry Williams, PE, as a senior project manager. Ms. Williams comes to the firm with 20 years’ experience in railway and roadway design, including 10 years at the Texas Depa ...
Amsted Rail and GE Transportation have formed a joint venture “to combine GE’s experience in train management and locomotive monitoring with Amsted Rail’s expertise in on ...

Powerbrace Corp., a subsidiary of Miner Enterprises, has promoted General Manager John Swezey to President, effective immediately.

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