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BNSF Railway Company (BNSF) on March 10, 2016 announced a new Site Certification Program aimed at identifying optimal rail-served sites for customer development along its network. To launch the new program, BNSF developed a list of candidates and conducted in-depth reviews of 10 economic developm ...
U.S. Rep. David Young (R-Iowa) joined National Railroad Construction & Maintenance Association (NRC) member Paxton & Vierling Steel Co. (PVS) for a tour of its metal service center and structural fabrication facilities in Carter Lake, Io ...
South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) on March 10, 2016 announced a significant enhancement to international intermodal rail service between the Port of Charleston and the Charlotte Regional Intermodal Facility at the Charlotte Douglass Internat ...

The first engine has been installed in a new Siemens Charger locomotive, moving the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) one step closer to obtaining the state-of-the-art machines, the agency announced March 10, 2016.

OmniTRAX, Inc., one of the largest privately held transportation services companies in North America and an affiliate of The Broe Group, and the Effingham County Industrial Development Authority (ECIDA) are developing a 2,700-acre tract near Rinc ...
U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright (D-Pa) on March 9, 2016 joined National Railroad Construction & Maintenance Association (NRC) member Atlantic Track & Turnout Co. for a tour of its fac ...
Kansas City Southern (KCS) announced March 11, 2016 the promotion of Jeffrey M. Songer from Senior Vice President Engineering and Chief Transportation Officer to Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. In addition to his responsibilities for transportation and engineering, he is now ...
The City of Hamilton, Ontario is close to signing an agreement with Metrolinx, the provincial transit agency, for the building of the city's first LRT line. Construction is scheduled to begin in 2019, with opening by about 2024. Funding approval by the province of up to C$1 billion (Canadian) was ...

The reputation of Canada’s much-criticized rail regulator is being further pummeled, both by its elected master and by the union representing lineside safety inspectors.

On March 10, 2016, the Surface Transportation Board issued a decision, Docket No. FD 36004, “Canadian Pacific Railway Limited—Petition for Expedited Declaratory Order,” responding to CP’s March 2 petition, and setting a timeline for replies and CP’s rebuttal. Following is the full text: ...
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