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Tuesday, 24 September 2013
24 September 2013

SMART segment gets Small Starts designation

Sonoma Marin Area Rail Transit (SMART) announced Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013, that the Federal Transit Administration has accepted SMART's San Rafael to Larkspur segment into the Project Development phase of its "Small Starts" funding program.

Tuesday, 24 September 2013
24 September 2013

San Antonio authority sets streetcar vote

VIA Metropolitan Transit Authority in San Antonio, Tex., is scheduled to vote Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013, on a proposed $280 million initial streetcar project.

Tuesday, 24 September 2013
24 September 2013

NS surpasses “pier without peer” coal record

Norfolk Southern said Monday, Sept. 23, 2013 it had again notched a new record for coal transloading at its Pier 6 at Lambert Point facility in Norfolk, Va., loading a record amount of coal into a single ocean-going vessel.

Monday, 23 September 2013
23 September 2013

Employment up year-over-year, slips from July

Figures released by the Surface Transportation Board show Class I railroads employed 163,420 people in mid-August, up 0.45% from August 2012, but down 536 people, or 0.33%, from the previous month of July.

Monday, 23 September 2013
23 September 2013

MTA forms rail safety panel

New York's Metropolitan Transporation Authority has appointed six people to a Blue Ribbon Panel to study the causes of rail accidents and incidents, including the major ...
Monday, 23 September 2013
23 September 2013

Harper backs Toronto Scarborough subway

Canada Prime Minister Stephen Harper said Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013 that the federal government will support Ontario province's desire to convert Toronto's Scarborough Line into subway rapid rail.

Friday, 20 September 2013
20 September 2013

NS: Stewart moving up to EVP and CFO; Rathbone to ...

Norfolk Southern Corp. has named Marta R. Stewart Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective Nov. 1, 2013. She will report to NS President James A. Squires, and will be headquartered in Norfolk. Stewart succeeds ...
Friday, 20 September 2013
20 September 2013

UP flood damage prompts Amtrak detour

Union Pacific's Moffat Tunnel route has been closed for repairs west of Denver for an undetermined period following flood damage afflicting wide portions of Colorado, resulting in a detour for Amtrak's California Zephyr.

Thursday, 19 September 2013
19 September 2013

For A&M, new power from EMD

Electro-Motive Diesel has delivered three SD70ACe demonstrator locomotives to the Arkansas & Missouri Railroad—the first AC traction locomotives for the independent Class III ...
Thursday, 19 September 2013
19 September 2013

PB, Fluor awarded Saudi Landbridge contract

Parsons Brinckerhoff, in association with Fluor Corp., will provide project management consulting services for the design and construction of the Saudi Landbridge, a new, pri ...
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