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Sarah Feinberg, chief of staff for Secretary of Transportation Andrew Foxx, has been chosen to become Acting Federal Railroad Administrator, according to a Reuters report of an email sent by Foxx on Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015.

Washington State legislators and city administrators hope to obtain federal funding to reconfigure and improve a 100-year-old railroad interchange at Connell, Wash., to relieve a bottleneck in the movement of agricultural commodities.
Bedford Park, Ill.-based Alpha Products, Inc., a metal fabrication and stamping company, says it has completed its sale to a new ownership group led by John Marks of LEJAK & Associates. Terms of the sale, finalized this week, were ...

Eleanor, W. Va.-based Appalachian Railcar Services (ARS) on Friday, Jan. 9, 2015, said it has acquired BRC Rail Car Services of Lynchburg Va.

Canadian Pacific Chief Executive Officer Hunter Harrison, Railway Age’s 2015 Railroader of the Year, speaks candidly with Editor-in-Chief William C. Vantuono in a wide-ranging interview conducted for the magazine’s January issue.

In a pattern uncommon during most of 2014, U.S. freight carload traffic gained ground as 2015 began while U.S. intermodal volume slipped, the Association of American Railroads reported Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015.

Canadian Pacific Chief Executive Officer Hunter Harrison, Railway Age’ ...
Norfolk Southern assisted 94 industries in locating or expanding their businesses along its rail lines in 2014. The 72 new and 22 expanded industries “represent an investment of $5.7 billion by our customers and are expected to create more t ...
Canadian Pacific’s 2014 Holiday Train program saw more than C$1.1 million raised and 300,000 pounds of food donated to North American food banks and food shelves.

A new City Council began governing Rhode Island's capital city, Providence, on Monday, Jan. 5, 2015, with a pledge from the new City Council President vowing to continue vying for an initial streetcar line.

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