After months of negotiations, the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) and Boston Carmen’s Union Local 589 have agreed to a new collective bargaining agreement.
Canadian Pacific Railway Limited announced Dec. 23 that Gordon Trafton has been appointed to its Board of Directors effective January 1, 2017.
Canadian Pacific (CP) announced on Dec. 22 that its 18th annual Holiday Train has collected donations of $1.2 million and 250,000 pounds of food to this point.
Short line railroad executive David L. Parkinson, 78, died Saturday, Dec. 17 at Palm Desert, Calif. after a brief illness.
The National Railroad Construction & Maintenance Association (NRC) named Greg Dunn, Project Manager for Herzog Contracting Corp., as the 2016 NRC Field Employee of the Year.
Said the New York Times in 1957: “The Second Avenue Subway, envisioned long ago and promised in 1951, probably will never be built.” It took nearly 60 years, but on Dec. 23, 2016, the Gray Lady was proven wrong.