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18 November 2016

Railinc wins NCTA award

Railinc Corp. announced it has been named a winner at the 2016 North Carolina Tech Awards in the category of “Industry-Driven Company.”

Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) General Manager/CEO Paul J. Wiedefeld ordered on November 17 the immediate removal from service of all 4000-series railcars from the lead position of trains following the identification of a potential safet ...

CN announced Nov. 18 that it has received the 2016 Best Overall Corporate Governance award for publicly listed companies from the Governance Professionals of Canada (GPC).

NJ Transit unveiled a new cohesive customer campaign designed "to bring attention to a variety of “tools” available to customers on how to obtain transit information for a better travel experience."

The Association of American Railroads (AAR) said November 17 that the U.S. Surface Transportation Board (STB) should defer regulatory proposals, most notably forced access, until the U.S. Senate confirms a full sl ...

The Chicago Transit Board (CTA) on November 16 approved a $1.524 billion operating budget.

Amtrak reported on November 17 "exceptionally strong unaudited financial results for the fiscal year, which ended on September 30, 2016 (FY 2016), including an all-time unaudited ticket revenue record of $2.14 billion, a $12 million increase over Fiscal Y ...
BNSF Railway Company (BNSF) and Kansas City Southern (KCS) announced on Nov. 16 a new joint service to offer intermodal transportation connecting the Chicago and Dallas/Fort Worth markets and other major markets on t ...

CN announced on Nov. 16 a $150,000 sponsorship of Level's Indigenous youth outreach program, "Dare to Dream."

The Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported Nov. 16 that for the week ending November 12, 2016, total U.S. weekly rail traffic was 541,127 carloads and intermodal units, down 0.5% compared with the same week last year.

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