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Reading and Northern Railroad on March 14, 2016, announced the appointment of Rian J. Nemeroff, CTL as Vice President - Forest Products. He will be responsible for managing the forest products business at the Reading & Northern, a market segment that comprises over a third of the railroad’s ...
Citing the Federal Railroad Administration’s (FRA) acknowledgement of “little evidence or safety data” in its attempt to mandate two-person train crews, a proposed rule first announced by the FRA in April 2015, Association of American Railroads President and CEO Edward R. Hamberger said, ...
Metrolink on March 3, 2016 launched the first version of its mobile ticketing app, which will allow its riders the option to purchase their ticket on a smartphone, tablet or other mobile device for the first time in the agency’s 23-year ...
BNSF Railway Company (BNSF) on March 10, 2016 announced a new Site Certification Program aimed at identifying optimal rail-served sites for customer development along its network. To launch the new program, BNSF developed a list of candidates and conducted in-depth reviews of 10 economic developm ...
U.S. Rep. David Young (R-Iowa) joined National Railroad Construction & Maintenance Association (NRC) member Paxton & Vierling Steel Co. (PVS) for a tour of its metal service center and structural fabrication facilities in Carter Lake, Io ...
South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) on March 10, 2016 announced a significant enhancement to international intermodal rail service between the Port of Charleston and the Charlotte Regional Intermodal Facility at the Charlotte Douglass Internat ...

The first engine has been installed in a new Siemens Charger locomotive, moving the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) one step closer to obtaining the state-of-the-art machines, the agency announced March 10, 2016.

OmniTRAX, Inc., one of the largest privately held transportation services companies in North America and an affiliate of The Broe Group, and the Effingham County Industrial Development Authority (ECIDA) are developing a 2,700-acre tract near Rinc ...
U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright (D-Pa) on March 9, 2016 joined National Railroad Construction & Maintenance Association (NRC) member Atlantic Track & Turnout Co. for a tour of its fac ...
Kansas City Southern (KCS) announced March 11, 2016 the promotion of Jeffrey M. Songer from Senior Vice President Engineering and Chief Transportation Officer to Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. In addition to his responsibilities for transportation and engineering, he is now ...
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