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After two years of development and testing, Indiana Rail Road (INRD) SD90-43MAC no. 1919, the first heavy-haul freight locomotive equipped with a Cummins 16-cylinder, 4,400-hp, Tier 4-compliant QSK95 high-speed diesel power plant, is operating as ...

The Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported Nov. 30 that for the week ending November 26, 2016, total U.S. weekly rail traffic was 452,759 carloads and intermodal units, up 0.6% compared with the same week last year.

Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) announced that the CTA Board has approved an amendment to its FY2016-FY2020 Capital Improvement Plan to include $75 million in funding for the Red Line Extension (RLE) project, a plan to extend Red Line rail service to 1 ...

Railway Age presents its second annual Fast Trackers contest, in which we will profile ten individuals under the age of 40 who have made an impact in their respective fields or within their company.

 

The Surface Transportation Board is adopting a final rule, U.S. Rail Service Issues—Performance Data Reporting, Docket EP 724 (Sub-No. 4), that will require all Class I’s, and the Chicago Transportation Coordination Office (CTCO), through its Class I members, to report service performance met ...
The Surface Transportation Board (STB) on November 29 issued a final rule implementing passenger rail-related dispute resolution provisions of Title XI of the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act of 2015 (“FAST Act”), Pub. L. No. 114-9 ...
The restoration of passenger services between Buenos Aires and Mar del Plata reached a milestone last week, when the first test train arrived in Argentina’s seventh-largest city following the completion of a project to upgrade infrastructure on part of the Roca Line.

Michigan State University announced November 30 that its Railway Management Certificate Program (RMCP) has updated its offerings with the appointment of a new Executive Director.

Canada’s federal government has begun a search for a new chairperson for VIA Rail Canada. Two Ontario-based passenger rail advocacy groups—All Aboard St. Marys and ...

President-elect Donald Trump has named Elaine Chao as his choice for U.S. Transportation Secretary. Chao is a former Deputy Transportation Secretary and a former Labor Secretary, and wife of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) since 1993.

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