Denver, Colo.-based short line holding company OmniTrax is selling the Port of Churchill and Hudson Bay Railway Company (HBRY) to an unidentified group of northern Manitoba-based First Nations for an undisclosed sum.
The U.S. House of Representatives and Senate passed an omnibus spending bill late last week that will keep federal agencies funded through the end of September 2016.
Georgetown Rail Equipment Company (GREX), has appointed Shawnda Ewing to the position of Vice President of Human Resources, the company announced Dec. 21, 2015.
RailComm has completed installation of a remote control system for 19 switch machines at the north end of a Class I yard in Jackson, Miss.
Amtrak announced on Dec. 17, 2015 that its Chicago-San Antonio Texas Eagle (Trains 21 and 22) is operating on a new route between Fort Worth and Dallas, and that the U.S. Senate confirmed Tony Coscia and Derek Kan as Amtrak board of directors members.
Montreal’s Agence Metropolitaine de Transport (AMT) on Dec. 17, 2015 launched an international call for tenders to acquire new commuter railcars and award a contract for operation and maintenance of its entire passenger rail fleet.
Canadian National Railway (CN) announced Dec. 18, 2015 that more than 1,500 first responders along its rail network have downloaded the AskRail mobile app to access real-time information about the contents of rail cars in their communities.