The Secretariat for Urban Development in the Brazilian state of Bahia has launched a public consultation on a PPP project to build, operate and maintain an 18.5km (11.5-mile) light rail line in the state capital of Salvador.
Amtrak announced Jan. 4 several significant management and organizational changes instituted by President and CEO Wick Moorman.
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) provided this 2017 outlook on Jan. 4:
SYSTRA announced Jan. 4 the appointment of Stanley Rosenblum as Chief Operating Officer.
The Association of American Railroads (AAR), in reporting full-year 2016 traffic figures on Jan. 4, 2017, noted that there are signs of growth following two years of declines.
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) on Jan. 4, 2017 reported total U.S. weekly rail traffic for the week ending Dec. 31, 2016 was 425,998 carloads and intermodal units, up 7.7% compared with the same week last year.