SYSTRA announced Jan. 4 the appointment of Stanley Rosenblum as Chief Operating Officer.
The Association of American Railroads (AAR), in reporting full-year 2016 traffic figures on Jan. 4, 2017, noted that there are signs of growth following two years of declines.
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) on Jan. 4, 2017 reported total U.S. weekly rail traffic for the week ending Dec. 31, 2016 was 425,998 carloads and intermodal units, up 7.7% compared with the same week last year.
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced Dec. 30, 2016 that Martin Klepper will join the USDOT Build America Bureau (Bureau) as the initial executive director.
On Dec. 29, 2016, the National Railroad Construction & Maintenance Association (NRC) announced its board elections results. Three new members join the board in 2017:
The League of Railway Industry Women (LRIW) announce a networking event and nature tour during the 2017 NRC Conference.
OmniTRAX Canada announced it has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with the Missinippi Rail Consortium to commence the transfer of ownership in its Manitoba assets.