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VHB has announced its acquisition of GMB Engineers & Planners, Inc. (GMB), a transportation firm with offices in Orlando and Chipley, Fla., and in Atlanta.

Two same-day derailments of crude oil trains in Canada and a third in West Virginia two days later illustrate the strengths and limitations of the newest general-purpose tank cars plying North American rails.

Fairport, N.Y.-based RailComm said Friday, Feb. 18, 2015 the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey's AirTrain JFK now has more third rail heaters in place remotely controlled using RailComm technology.

Two environmental groups on Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015 sought legal advice from a Delaware Superior Court judge on a forum to appeal state action expanding crude-by-rail (CBR) activity in the First State.

13 February 2015

Foxx talks tough on PTC

Testifying before the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee on Feb. 11, 2015, U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said the DOT is “continuing to hold the industry’s feet to the fire in getting Positive Train Control done as quickly as possible,’’ instead of granting ...
Front Row Motorsports and CSX will partner for a third straight season in 2015, returning the railroad’s “Play It Safe” public service message to ...

Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) General Manager Beverly Scott announced late Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015, she was stepping down from her position, following mounting criticism of MBTA's operational struggles due to repeated snowstorms.

CSX Corp.'s Board of Directors unanimously has elected Oscar Munoz as the corporation's president, overseeing operations, sales and marketing, human resources, service design, and information technology.

U.S. intermodal volume, almost routinely gaining ground, slipped during the week ending Feb. 7, 2015, even as total U.S. freight rail traffic for the week rose, the Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported Wednesday, Feb. 11.

U.S. streetcar advocates expected Washington, D.C., to open the first new streetcar line for service in 2015, but it now looks as if Dallas will get the honor.

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