Latest News Continued
Friday, 16 June 2017
16 June 2017

Amtrak plans new Seattle locomotive center

Amtrak will build a $28-million locomotive service facility in Seattle. The U.S. passenger rail corporation said the project is its third major investment in the Seattle facility that provides services for the long-distance Empire ...

The Georgia Ports Authority handled a record 350,104 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) in May, a gain of 11.68% from the same month a year ago.

Recently, a rumor circulated in the railcar lease market that a Class I railroad had made an overture to a group of its operating lessors requesting that these lessors submit offers on cars currently on lease to the railroad.

Thursday, 15 June 2017
15 June 2017

Takeaways from CN investor day: Jason Seidl

Based on CN’s top line and productivity initiatives, Cowen and Company Managing Director and Railway Age Wall Street Contributing Editor Jason Seidl is “very confident in CN’s ability to meet, if not exceed, its goal of 10% EPS growth over the next five years. CN’s creation of an o ...
Thursday, 15 June 2017
15 June 2017

Metrolinx: Fuel cells for GO Transit?

Metrolinx, the provincial agency in Ontario, Canada, that manages most of the region’s public transportation, expects to conduct a C$5 million feasibility study on hydrogen-fuel-cell-powered GO Transit regional/commuter trains, the Toronto Star reported on June 15.

Thursday, 15 June 2017
15 June 2017

ASLRRA names annual Jake Award railroads

The American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association announced the 308 railroad recipients of its annual Jake Awards, recognizing above-indust ...
Thursday, 15 June 2017
15 June 2017

Trudeau backs Montreal REM LRT

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the government’s C$1.28 billion investment in Montreal’s planned REM (Réseau Electrique Métropolitain) light rail system will ease the burden on commuters a ...
Thursday, 15 June 2017
15 June 2017

WSP USA promotes Arens

WSP USA, formerly WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, has promoted Barbara Arens to Central Region Business Manager, Transportation and Infrastructure Sector. In her new position, Arens is respon ...
Thursday, 15 June 2017
15 June 2017

GO Transit goes golden

(Editor’s note: The following is the full version of a story published in the June issue of Railway Age.) It all began on a lovely Spring morning in 1967, Canada’s Centennial Year: Startup of North America’s arguably most successful new commuter rail service, GO Transit.

Thursday, 15 June 2017
15 June 2017

Denver sees G Line testing begin

...
13
Page 13 of 902

Get the latest rail news

Rail news and analysis from Railway Age, IRJ and RT&S by email