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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 ...
Thursday, 19 September 2013
19 September 2013

Hunter Harrison to regulator: Don’t mess with my ...

The Canadian Transportation Agency (CTA) on Sept. 13, 2013, ordered Canadian Pacific Railway to immediately cease and desist “load testing” and idling operations in pr ...
Thursday, 19 September 2013
19 September 2013

AAR: U.S. freight traffic gains again

Make it three weeks in a row, and the fourth week in the last five, that U.S. freight carload traffic increased when measured against the comparable week in 2012, according to data from the Association of American Railroads released Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013.

Thursday, 19 September 2013
19 September 2013

Kenosha commission OKs streetcar expansion

A plan to expand Kenosha, Wis.'s current PCC streetcar operation got the go-ahead Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013, after the Transit Commission approved plans to add a north-south route, also approving design and engineering work.

Thursday, 19 September 2013
19 September 2013

More digital kiosks set for New York subways

Encouraged by results a pilot program tested in five key subway stations, MTA New York City Transit will add 120 additional digital kiosks at 21 subway stations by year's end, offering one-touch navigation assistance.

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