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Jessica Kahanek, the Press Secretary at the National Labor Relations Board since January 2015, begins March 7 as Press Secretary for the Association of American Railroads (AAR).

Canadian National Railway Co. announced that it plans to repurchase common shares under a specific share repurchase program.

The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. on March 2 completed its agreement to increase ownership in Amsted-Maxion Equipamentos E Serviços Ferroviários S.A. (Greenbrier-Maxion) from 19.5% to 60%.

AllTranstek LLC, Downers Grove, Ill., a provider of tank car fleet management and technical services, has made two key senior-level appointments.

The Alberta Chamber of Commerce has presented CN the Alberta Business Award of Distinction in the Indigenous Relations–Best Practices category.

Rail Management Services LLC (RMS), one of the largest rail intermodal terminal operators in the U.S., is expanding use of electric trucks following a successful pilot program.

Wabtec Corp. has signed a $97 million contract to provide signaling and communication services for TEXRail, a new, 27-mile, double-track Fort Worth Transportation Authority commuter ra ...
Cowen and Company’s Matt Elkott and Jason Seidl (Railway Age’s Wall Street Contributing Editor) spent a couple of days “on the road” in Portland and Seattle with Greenbrier Assistant Vice President Corporate Finance/Assistant Treasurer Justin Roberts. Following is their report. ...

RailWorks Corp. has appointed John Brohm, a 30-year veteran of the transit and rail supply industry, as Executive Vice president with responsibility for the Ontario operations of PNR RailWorks Inc., its Canadian subsidiary.

In reporting U.S. rail traffic volumes for the week ending Feb. 25, 2017 and the month of February 2017, the Association of American Railroads noted that coal rose 14% and 19.2%, respectively.

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