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Yves Desjardins-Siciliano attempts to reshape Canada's intercity carrier into a high-efficiency, high-performance system.

Farmington Hills, Mich.-based Federated Railways, Inc. owner Louis Ferris, in a statement released Friday, Jan. 16, 2015 said he has filed a lawsuit against Michael Lerner, the owner of Rail Logistics and Cold Train.

BNSF on Jan. 15, 2015 announced details about the major capital projects it plans to complete in 2015 to maintain and grow its rail network.

Honolulu City Council members have deferred a resolution assuring short-term bond financing for the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART)'s 20-mile elevated rapid transit line, now under construction.

North American freight rail traffic for the week ending Jan. 10, 2015 – the first full week of 2015 – started off strongly, the Association of American Railroads reported Thursday, Jan. 15.

Donald W. Seale, Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of Norfolk Southern Corp., has announced his plan to retire effective March 1, 2015.
Based on the generally positive atmosphere at the 2015 Midwest Association of Rail Shippers (MARS) Winter Meeting in Oak Brook, Ill., railroad/customer relationships are improving as capacity and service quality issues are being addressed.

Thwarted in its effort last year to employ a private contractor to handle large operation of Amtrak's Hoosier State, Indiana officials now are scrambling to secure state funding to ensure continued operation of the service, linking Chicago and Indianapolis four days a week.

Charlotte, N.C.'s initial 1.5-mile streetcar line, originally set to commence service in March, now has reset its debut for sometime in June, city official said Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015.

Thales said Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015 it will "provide its ETCS Level 2 signaling technology for the suburban rail line between Mexico City and Toluca, the capital of the State of México."

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