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Norfolk Southern Corporation on March 31, 2016 posted its 2015 Annual Report online, highlighting early accomplishments of a recently announced five-year ...

BNSF Railway Company (BNSF) on March 30, 2016 launched the first video in a new series called “Making Connections,” which takes viewers behind the scenes with railroad employees as they provide the safe transportation of people and products across the Pacific Northwest.

Rocky Mountaineer on March 30, 2016 announced that it has partnered with Travel Alberta to create an unforgettable experience on board its award-winning train in the world’s first-ever virtual reality (VR) rail video.

The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) on March 30, 2016 announced the closing of a $255 million Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (TIFIA) loan to the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) to buy new railcars, helping to modernize one of the oldest and busiest transit syst ...

For the third week in a row, freight traffic shows no signs of growth. For the week ending March 26, 2016, carloads and intermodal units took another big hit, dropping 18.5% and nearly 15%, respectively, the Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported on March 30.

The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) on March 28, 2016 released its proposed Fiscal Year 2017 Operating Budget and Fiscal Years 2018-2021 Financial Projections and announced that it will hold a series of publi ...
Canadian Pacific on March 29, 2016 filed its definitive proxy statement for its Norfolk Southern Corp. (NS) shareholder resolution asking NS’ Board of Directors to engage in good faith discussions with CP regarding a business combination. CP also filed a letter that will be sent to all NS share ...
Union Pacific Railroad's Council Bluffs Service Unit, which includes about 600 miles of track across Iowa and eastern Nebraska, improved employee safety in 2015 and recorded the group's best-ever annual safety performance, UP reported on March 29, 2016. The service unit's reportable employee impr ...

Metra Electric Line customers may have noticed some small cameras inside one of their cars—it’s part of a very preliminary test to determine how camera technology can be used on Metra trains.

The first two vehicles from a fleet of 20 four-car driverless trains being built by Hitachi Rail Italy (HRI) for the Honolulu Metro arrived in Hawaii on March 24, 2016.

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