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In a forum at the May 21, 2014 OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) International Transport Forum in Leipzig, Germany, Railroad Development Corp. Chairman Henry Posner III said that European railways “need to be opened ...
Central Florida’s new SunRail regional/commuter rail service has been in operation since May 1 along a 32-mile route comprised of 12 stations between DeBary and Sand Lake Road, near Orlando International Airport. The new service marks ...

Freight rail traffic in all three major North American nations gained ground during the week ending May 17, 2014, just as they did the week before, the Association of American Railroads said Thursday, May 22.

Metra, Chicagoland's regional passenger rail service provider, says it is just more than halfway through a $115 million program to overhaul a total of 176 rail cars (79 cab cars and 97 trailer cars) originally built by Amerail between 1995 and 1998.

TransCanada Corp., whose Keystone XL pipeline project has been stalled by politically related delays, is in discussions with customers about shipping Canadian crude to the U.S. by rail as an alternative, according to a May 22, 2014 Reuters report.
All Aboard Florida, the higher-speed rail (HrSR) intercity passenger service being advanced by Florida East Coast Industries, will add nearly $3.5 billion in GDP to the state of Florida's economy, according to findings from an economic impact study conducted by The Washington Economics Group, Inc ...

New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) is signaling its willingness to endure a strike by Long Island Rail Road employees, following a non-binding Presidential Emergency Board (PEB) decision seemingly favoring union stances.

The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. received new orders in April and May for 7,000 railcar units valued at more than $700 million.

BNSF Railway and Ferromex (FXE) announced a new intermodal service between Chicago and Silao, Guanajuato, Mexico, on Tuesday, May 20, 2014.

The Fort Worth Transportation Authority (The T) says the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the TEX Rail project is now available for public review.

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