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New Jersey Transit has appointed William “Bill” Crosbie as Executive Director, effective April 25, 2016. Crosbie replaces Veronique “Ronnie” Hakim, who left NJT in December 2015 to become President of MTA New York City Transit.

Carloads and intermodal units both took a hit in March 2016, dropping 14.2% and 7.7%, respectively, compared to the prior-year period, the Association of American Railroads (AAR) said on April 6, 2016, reporting weekly traffic as well as March traffic.

Kansas City Southern (KCS) announced April 5, 2016 that its principal U.S. subsidiary, The Kansas City Southern Railway Company (KCSR), will invest approximately $20 million in 2016 in construction and improvement projects on KCSR’s main line from Kansas through Missouri, Oklahoma, Arkansas and ...

Union Pacific Corporation on April 5, 2016 announced that Jane H. Lute has been elected to the company's Board of Directors, effective immediately.

BNSF Railway Company (BNSF), Hillwood and Packwell announced on April 5, 2016 that they have agreed on a framework for construction of a new plastics export packaging facility in the rail ...

Chairman of the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Bill Shuster (R-Pa.) on April 5, 2016 announced his opposition to Canadian Pacific Railway’s proposed merger with Norfolk Southern.

Norfolk Southern on April 5, 2016 awarded 60 chemical customers its 2015 Thoroughbred Chemical Safety Award for safely transporting on its rail lines 224,660 carloads of chemical product that the federal government regulates as hazardous. NS developed the safety award 20 years ago to reco ...

The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. on April 5, 2016 reported financial results for its second fiscal quarter, which ended Feb. 29, 2016.

Cummins Inc. has received Tier 4 Locomotive certification for its QSK95, making it the first single prime power engine certified by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the company announced April 4, 2016.

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) Fiscal and Management Control Board voted unanimously on April 4, 2016 to approve lease rights to Bozzuto Development and Atlantic Development so the firms may design and build a mixed-use project on MBTA land at the North Quincy Red Line Stat ...
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