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Bombardier Transportation increased its revenue by 26%, reaching $2.7 billion for the second quarter ended July 31, compared with $2.1 billion for the corresponding period last fiscal year, Bombardier Inc. announced Wednesday. During the second quarter, the Transportation segment reported new orders ...
Global Railway Industries Ltd. announced Tuesday that its shareholders have approved the proposed sale ofCAD Railway Industries Ltd. and the winding-up of Global. “As previously disclosed,” said the company, “closing of the CADRI salewill occur promptly following satisf ...
30 August 2011

NS CEO doubts

Norfolk Southern CEO Wick Moorman says he believes that despite a weaker second-quarter economy, “the causes are not necessarily indicative of larger problems,” and “we certainly don't see the likelihood of a significant economic slowdown.” Moorman made the comments in an int ...
The Timken Company has appointed Brian J. Ruel to the position of vice president of rail, effective Oct. 1 upon the retirement of Roger W. Lindsay. Ruel most recently held the position of vice president-light vehicle systems, which like rail is part of the company’s Mobile Indust ...
Metro-North Railroad’s three major lines east of the Hudson River on Tuesday were still struggling to resume full passenger rail service, but the railroad said 85% of its morning peak customers would be served as it operated the entire Hudson and New Haven lines and also the Lower Harlem Li ...
CSX announced Monday that it’s investing $59 million to expand its intermodal freight terminal at Columbus, Ohio, as part of the National Gateway initiative. ...
Auto congestion remains a major problem within most U.S. statistical metropolitan areas, and it remains a problem even though average total vehicle travel has fallen below levels reached in 2005. ...
Indiana Rail Road Company (INRD) President and Chief Executive Officer Thomas G. Hoback, along with Indiana Department of Transportation Commissioner Michael Cline, on Monday broke ground for a $6 million locomotive maintenance facility that the railroad says will improve efficiency and environme ...

Though Amtrak resumed service on the southern end of theNEC, the Maryland Transit Administration warned its passengers to plan fordelays Monday morning on its MARC Penn Line, linking the nation’s capital andBaltimore, which uses the NEC. All other services, including light rail, wereoperating with some modifications as MARC operated in “storm recovery mode.”

Philadelphia, which like New York shut down its entire railtransit system due to weather for the first time in history, had its light railtransit and bus lines in operation Monday (some were back in service Sunday);SEPTA regional rail services had not yet resumed service on  Monday morning, but a SEPTA notice saidresumption would occur, though “with delays and occasional disruptions.”

In Massachusetts, MBTA, unlike many other operators, at first attempted to keep operating despite storm conditions, but early Sunday cancelled many services. MBTA on Monday said its services were back in operation, with residual problems on the T's Green Line’s Riverside branch. 

 

 

 

--> Despite gloomy predictions of no service whatsoever for Monday morning commutes up and down the Northeast seaboard, passenger rail services were slowly being added, though much service remained unavailable. Among the earlier service restorations: PATH, the bistate rail service linking ...
Modest gains occurred in U.S. freight carload traffic and intermodal volume for the week ending Aug. 20, the Association of American Railroads reported. U.S. freight carload traffic rose 1.1% measured against the comparable week in 2010, while U.S. intermodal volume rose a similar 1.0%. ...
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