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The Northeast Corridor Commission on May 3 submitted to Congress two reports detailing short-and-long-term capital investment needs totaling some $38 billion for the 457-mile electrified rail line linking Boston, New York, Philadelphia ...

Pandrol’s FASTCLIP FE fastening system has been chosen as the preferred fastening for a Trafikverket (TRV, Swedish Transport Administration) 20-year framework agreement with Swedish producers of concrete crossties.

Is the rail freight traffic slump over? It would appear so, as total combined U.S. traffic for the first 17 weeks of 2017 of nearly nine million carloads and intermodal units was an increase of 3.9% compared to last year, and half of all Association of American Railroads-tracked carload commoditi ...
The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) and Transportation Research Board (TRB) Rail Operational Safety Committee AR070 are sponsoring a workshop on SMS (safety management systems), now required for all passenger rail ...
TRAC Intermodal’s Metro Pool chassis fleet, which serves the Port of NY/NJ complex, Philadelphia, Baltimore, New England and western New York State regions, has reached the 30% refurbished level, in “like new” condition with LED ...

A new train crew management and payroll system under development by PS Technology and Norfolk Southern is expected to “boost operating efficiency, lower costs and increase productivity, supporting goals of NS’s strategic plan to improve corporate performance.”

Freight car deliveries will remain relatively flat over the next two years at 42,500 units annually but will enter an up-cycle, according to the most recent quarterly report issued by Economic Planning Associates.

The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has extended the implementation dates of Part 243 Minimum Training Standards by one year according to a notice in the May 3 edition of the Federal Register ...
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