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For the week ending Dec. 5, 2015, total U.S. rail traffic was 542,050 carloads and intermodal units, down 6.6% compared with the same week in 2014, the Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported on Dec. 9. U.S. carloads fell nearly 13%; Canadian carloads dropped nearly 10%; intermodal remai ...
SYSTRA on Dec. 9, 2015 announced the launch of its new website, www.systraconsulting.com, to help promote the company’s identity, culture, and expertise. Key features of the new site include a cleaner interface, and a more striking desig ...

“Take Canadian Pacific (CP) CEO Hunter Harrison out of the equation and CP's offer to Norfolk Southern (NS) and its shareholders would have little chance of getting anywhere, in our opinion,” said Managing Director and Railway Age Wall Street Contributing Editor Jason Seidl.

Caltrain’s Board of Directors approved on Dec. 3, 2015 an increase to the adult base fare by 50 cents, effective Feb. 28, 2016. As a result, the amount paid for the day pass, 8-ride tickets and monthly passes will increase. Eligibl ...
TransLink is the first Canadian transportation organization to achieve platinum level status for sustainability from the American Public Transportation Association (APTA). T ...
U.S. Congressman Adam Kinzinger (R-IL-16) joined National Railroad Construction & Maintenance Association (NRC) member Colo Railroad Builders on Dec. 4, 2015 for a tour of its new facility in ...
Canadian Pacific’s pursuit of Norfolk Southern has taken on the tone of a rough-and-tumble yet well-intentioned star athlete pulling out all the stops to capture the heart of his dream woman, a relationship-shy political science major who continues to resist her suitor’s advances with perfect ...

Norfolk Southern's Wick Moorman responds to Railway Age’s October 2015 issue cover story on Positive Train Control.

About 71% of rail shippers surveyed by Cowen and Company do not support a merger between Canadian Pacific (CP) and Norfolk Southern (NS), even though opposition to a Class I merger per se has dropped, the company reported on Dec. 7, 2015.

07 December 2015

Red and robust

San Diego’s landmark light rail system, with its distinctive bright red LRVs, continues to expand in ridership and reach.

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