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Regional railroad Reading & Northern Railroad achieved record-breaking carload volumes and revenue in 2015.

Amtrak says it is continuing its commitment and progress to ever more sustainable operations by focusing on fuel and energy conservation as well as other initiatives. America's Railroad® has incorporated sustainability practices throughout its operation of more than 300 trains that travel each d ...
CSX has appointed key leaders in the Sales and Marketing organization as it continues to focus on enhancing customer relationships and encouraging profitable growth, the company announced Jan. 11, 2016. Dean M. Piacente has been named Vice President-Intermodal; Clark Robertson, Vice President-Che ...
The International Association of Public Transport (UITP) announced Jan. 12, 2016 the creation of the International Urban Rail Platform for North America, which will bring together key rail industry players from the region and the rest of the world ...
In 2015, the Railway Supply Institute, Inc. (RSI) advocated quite heavily against keeping truck size and weight from increasing. And it was successful on both accounts. Now, according to RSI’s Nicole Brewin, Vice President of Governmental Affairs ...

Working within the up-to five-year extension Congress granted in late 2015, the Association of American Railroads has set year-end 2016 goals for Positive Train Control implementation.

RailComm has been selected to replace an obsolete control system with its DOC® system at a Class I yard in Buffalo, N.Y., the company announced Jan. 11, 2016. The system will be an upgrade to a modern computer-based operation of the receivin ...
In 2015, CSX worked with its customers to locate 107 new plants or expanded facilities on its rail network or its connecting short line partners, the railroad announced Jan. 7, 2016. These new projects comprise $2.2 billion in customer investment ...

A 29-year-old motorist driving with a suspended license has been charged with reckless driving and disregarding a railroad signal when he attempted to beat a New Jersey Transit  commuter train at a grade crossing equipped with an active warning system in Paterson, N.J.

California Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), a Department of Defense office (DoD), announced Jan. 4, 2016 that Tracy A. Butler, a supervisor at Union Pacific Railroad (UP) was honor ...
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