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The Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported on July 13th U.S. rail traffic for the week ending July 9, 2016. For this week, total U.S. weekly rail traffic was 442,113 carloads and intermodal units, down 17.2% compared with the same week last year.

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority reported on July 11 that ridership numbers are up for Metro Expo s ...

Three years ago today, the people of Lac-Mégantic could never have imagined this.

The League of Railway Industry Women (LRIW) on July 12 opened nominations for its "Outstanding Member of the Year" award.

The panamax era has begun in Miami, and Florida East Coast Railway (FECR) stands ready to handle intermodal containers from the Pacific Rim arriving on the gargantuan ships via the enlarged Panama Canal.

On July 8, 2016, Sound Transit released an updated and more precise calculation of the taxes residents would pay if the Sound Transit 3 ballot measure is ap ...

In a reply dated July 5, 2016, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) responded to a letter from Oregon’s U.S. senators regarding the June 3 Union Pacific oil train derailment in Mosier, Ore.

Calgary Transit's new fleet of Siemens S200 high-floor LRVs entered service on the city's CTrain light rail network on July 5 in time for the annual Calgary Stampede.

Ontario, Canada, is undergoing unprecedented growth in all forms of passenger rail. GO Transit is undertaking long-term expansion plans, and in Ottawa, the city’s first LRT is under construction. GO Transit regional/commuter rail service will be extended east of Hamilton to the town of ...
The title of Larry Light’s “PTC vs. Legacy Train Control” article in the June 2016 issue of Railway Age (full text follows this article) promised a balanced discussion of the differences between newer and older versions of train control. In reality, the article focused on why he be ...
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