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New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority Capital Construction has received a Brunel Commendation for the Fulton Transportation Center. This was the only U.S. recognition out of 92 entries received from 14 countries for the 12th Brunel Awards competition for excellence in architectural and ...
The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) has inducted Parsons Brinckerhoff Senior Advisor Ronald J. Tober into its Hall of Fame.
AXION International Holdings, Inc. (AXIH), a supplier of recycled-plastic and plastic-composite ECOTRAX® ties and STRUXURE® building products, and a vertically integrated re-processor and supplier of recycled plastic, has received an or ...
American Honda Motor Corporation (AHM) of North America has awarded Road & Rail Services, Inc., with two awards: “Processor of the Year Performance Excellence Award for 2014,” and “Superior Quality for 2014.” Both were presen ...
Valley Metro Rail (VMR), Phoenix, Ariz., has extended its light rail management services contract with Alternate Concepts, Inc. (ACI) through Dec. 31, 2016. ...

The Railway Supply Institute on Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014 released its railcar industry order, delivery, and backlog statistics for the third quarter, noting the quarter was the largest ever for car orders, notching 42,900 cars.

Freight rail traffic continued to increase for North America's three largest economies in the week ending Oct. 18, 2014, led by strong U.S. rail gains, the Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported Thursday, Oct. 23.

23 October 2014

UP 3Q profit rises

Union Pacific said Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014 its third-quarter earnings rose 19% measured against the comparable quarter in 2013, to $1.37 billion, or $1.53 per share, from $1.15 billion, or $1.24 per share, a year ago.

Portland’s TriMet has unveiled the redesigned Siemens S70 “Type 5” MAX light rail vehicle at its maintenance facility in Gresham, Ore.
Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick and other elected officials announced plans for Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority's Fairmount Line, linking Boston's South Station with Boston's Readville neighborhood, to become a more efficient "commuter rail" line byemploying diesel multiple-unit (DMU) ...
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