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William Glenn, a 14-year rail industry veteran, has joined railcar and locomotive leasing company Wells Fargo Rail as Chief Commercial Officer. Glenn will be responsible for leading sales, structured sales, customer service and business intelligence. Based in Rosemont, Ill., he will report to Wel ...
Wi-Tronix, the global provider of LDARS (Locomotive Data Acquisition Recording Systems), has been identified for many years by its iconic purple Wi-PU. The company’s new technology, Violet™, described as “a revolutionary solution that will provide unprecedented monitoring for our clients’ ...
Trackmobile presented its top four performing distributors with Awards of Excellence for 2015 during its annual Specialist Meeting and Awards Banquet. Recognizing its top performing distributors’ accomplishments, these awards honor Trackmobile distributors that have demonstrated outstanding lea ...

Kansas City Southern (KCS) on April 19, 2016 reported a first quarter 2016 operating ratio of 66.6%, a 2.3-point improvement from 70.5% in first-quarter 2015. KCS also reported first-quarter 2016 revenues of $563 million, a decrease of 7% from first-quarter 2015.

The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority, North America’s single-largest public transportation agency, has pulled the plug on Transit Member status in APTA, the American Public Transportation Association.

GATX Corporation, in partnership with Amtrak and the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments, hosted railcar safety training sessions using its TankTrainer™ and Classroom Boxcar at Union Station in Wash ...
The American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA) on April 6, 2016 awarded Reading and Northern Railroad the industry’s highest award for marketing achievement. This is the third time Reading & Northern has won this prestigious award in the last six years. Dennis Shaffer, V ...
BNSF Railway Company (BNSF) recently recognized a special group of employees for their outstanding achievements in 2015 at an awards ceremony in Fort Worth, Tex. The annual Employees of the Year program is designed to recognize employees who demonstrate BNSF’s vision and values through their co ...
In a letter to the Surface Transportation Board filed April 13, 2016, CSX contends that “giving Amtrak trains absolute priority over the old RF&P (Washington-Richmond right-of-way) upends commuter train operations, drastically limits the number of available slots for freight trains, and lik ...
During the lifetime of a locomotive, an axle generator can be replaced time and time again. Debris that chips away at, and eventually shakes the unit loose, can cause unplanned downtime and replacement costs. ZTR Control Systems, LLC says its ...
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