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The North American crude-by-rail (CBR) saga “is that of a victory of good old U.S. ingenuity over the lack of pipeline capacity that stranded booming shale oil production in 2012,” writes RBN Energy LLC analyst Sandy Fielden in the final installment of hisSlow Train Coming series on ...

CN launches the annual Rail Safety Week with new virtual reality videos to educate the public about the importance of safety measures near rail yards and at rail crossings.  You can watch on-line HERE.

Proposing a radical new business model, Quebec’s huge public pension fund announced April 22, 2016 that it will directly undertake construction and continuing operation of a 67-km (41.5-mile), double-tracked, electrified and fully automated rapid rail network, the ...
The first phase of Denver's Eagle PPP commuter rail project was completed on April 22, 2016, when Colorado Governor  John Hickenlooper, U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and Denver Mayor   Michael Hancock inaugurated the 23.5-mile University of Colorado A Line from Union Station to D ...
CSX on April 22, 2016 announced that it has been recognized as one of Corporate Responsibility Magazine’s Best Corporate Citizens for 2016 “reflecting [the railroad’s] ongoing commitment to being a good neighbor in the communities it served.” CSX, which has now made four appearances on th ...
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) presented on April 21, 2016 the North County Transit District (NCTD) with the Gold Standard Award at the transit agency’s board meeting. Mark Packard, NCTD's Board Chair, accepted the award on b ...
The National Railroad and Construction and Maintenance Association, Inc. (NRC) held its annual Railroad Construction and Maintenance Equipment Auction on Thursday, April 14, 2016 at the Blackmon Auctions facility in Little Rock, Ark. Thomas Blac ...
The National Park Service (NPS), in partnership with Amtrak, has added the New York to Washington, D.C. Saturday morning route as part of its Trails and Rails program, Amtrak announced A ...

Norfolk Southern, having shaken off unwanted suitor Canadian Pacific, reported “strong first-quarter [2016] results [that] demonstrate the significant progress we are making in line with our strategic plan,” according to Chairman, President and CEO James A. Squires.

New Jersey Transit will have to resume its search for a new Executive Director, as William Crosbie, who was hired by the agency in early April to replace Veronique “Ronnie” Hakim, ...
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