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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015 caught many by surprise in proposing a rail link from MTA subway and rail services in Queens to LaGuardia Airport, the oldest and smallest of New York's three primary area airports and the only one lacking rail access of any kind.

L.B. Foster Company has acquired TEW Engineering Ltd. of Nottingham, U.K., a 100-year-old engineering firm that designs, manufactures, and supports such applications as control panels, mimic diagrams, dynamic displays, passenger informatio ...
Former Federal Railroad Administration Deputy Administrator Karen J. Hedlund has joined Parsons Brinckerhoff as Director of Public-Private Partnerships (P3s). In her new position, she will work with federal, state, and local transportation agencies as well as private companies to facilitate fin ...

A U.S. federal disrict judge has rejected a request by anti-rail activists to block construction of streetcar right-of-way along North Rampart Street and St. Claude Avenue in New Orleans' French Quarter.

San Jose, Calif.-based Lilee Systems on Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015 announced "the availability of its TransAir™ LMS-2450 series, a locomotive messaging and application server (LMS) series that the company says "gives freight and passenger rail operators the ability to achieve positive train control ...

Fairport, N.Y.-based RailComm said it has "completed the installation of an advanced remote switch and third-rail heater control system for the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority [SEPTA]."

Now a two-time recipient of the industry's most prestigious award, this giant of railroading tackles the questions, where are we going, and how are we going to get there?

States and cities join those purchasing railcar equipment, often with varied modal needs, prompting fierce competition from industry suppliers eager to serve.

16 January 2015

CP's next move?

A bid for CSX does not suggest that all of CP's growth potential lies eastward.

Yves Desjardins-Siciliano attempts to reshape Canada's intercity carrier into a high-efficiency, high-performance system.

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