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Amtrak’s next President and Chief Executive Officer is an experienced and deeply respected Class I freight railroader who brings more than 40 years in railroading to the position: Charles W. “Wick” Moorman, who recently retired as Executive Chairman of Norfolk Southern Corp.

Evolving from an Executive Order issued last year by Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr., and a draft version issued in May 2016, California has now released its Sustainable Freight Action Plan, a blueprint for moving the state’s multi-billion-dollar freight transport system into a more environmentall ...
Proposals for a 46-mile light rail network and a second commuter rail line for Nashville have been included in a 25-year transit strategy for the region, which was presented to the boards of Nashville Metropolitan Transit Authority (NMTA) and ...
A quarterly status update released Aug. 17, 2016 by the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) “underscores the need for railroads to implement Positive Train Control (PTC) as quickly and safely as possible.” The update also “highlights the Administration’s repeated calls for Congress to p ...
Cubic Transportation Systems (CTS), a business unit of Cubic Corporation, announced on August 18 that its customer Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) received the 2016 Innovation Award for the Ventra Mobi ...
Financial Edge, Railway Age, August 2016: Ah those midsummer doldrums. Hopefully, loyal readers are able to take a needed respite and page through your favorite magazine by a pool or a beach, slathered in sunblock or buried in shade.

Orgo-Thermit, Inc. has announced that Christopher Booth has joined the GT-Group as Vice President/Chief Operating Officer in Manchester, NJ.

As California's Cap and Trade program of greenhouse gas emissions advances, rail projects receive development grants: On August 16, the California State Transport ...

The Association of American Railroads (AAR) reports for the week ending August 13, 2016, total U.S. weekly rail traffic was 534,533 carloads and intermodal units, down 5.3% compared with the same week last year.

Union Pacific announced multiple Marketing & Sales leadership appointments, effective Sept. 1:

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