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The first phase of Denver's Eagle PPP commuter rail project was completed on April 22, 2016, when Colorado Governor  John Hickenlooper, U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and Denver Mayor   Michael Hancock inaugurated the 23.5-mile University of Colorado A Line from Union Station to D ...
CSX on April 22, 2016 announced that it has been recognized as one of Corporate Responsibility Magazine’s Best Corporate Citizens for 2016 “reflecting [the railroad’s] ongoing commitment to being a good neighbor in the communities it served.” CSX, which has now made four appearances on th ...
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) presented on April 21, 2016 the North County Transit District (NCTD) with the Gold Standard Award at the transit agency’s board meeting. Mark Packard, NCTD's Board Chair, accepted the award on b ...
The National Railroad and Construction and Maintenance Association, Inc. (NRC) held its annual Railroad Construction and Maintenance Equipment Auction on Thursday, April 14, 2016 at the Blackmon Auctions facility in Little Rock, Ark. Thomas Blac ...
The National Park Service (NPS), in partnership with Amtrak, has added the New York to Washington, D.C. Saturday morning route as part of its Trails and Rails program, Amtrak announced A ...

Norfolk Southern, having shaken off unwanted suitor Canadian Pacific, reported “strong first-quarter [2016] results [that] demonstrate the significant progress we are making in line with our strategic plan,” according to Chairman, President and CEO James A. Squires.

New Jersey Transit will have to resume its search for a new Executive Director, as William Crosbie, who was hired by the agency in early April to replace Veronique “Ronnie” Hakim, ...

Prior to its rollout at the Wi-Tronix Chicago Conference on May 17, 2016, the company has revealed several features of its all-new Violet™ Locomotive Data Acquisition Recording System (LDARS).

Norfolk Southern Corp. on April 20, 2016 announced that it will downsize its Knoxville, Tenn., classification yard, effective May 1. “The action is in response to lower traffic volumes and is consistent with the company’s ongoing implementation of its strategic plan to enhance operating effic ...

Union Pacific on April 21, 2016 reported 2016 first-quarter net income of nearly $1 billion, or $1.16 per diluted share, compared to about $1.2 billion, or $1.30 per diluted share, in first-quarter 2015, and an operating ratio of 65.1%, essentially flat compared to the prior-year quarter.

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