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Railhead Corp. said Tuesday that it was officially awarded the North America locomotive LED lighting contract for Class I railroads. Alsip, Ill.-based Railhead said it was selected after “an extensive study was concluded North American Class 1 railroads teamed together by putting forth a bid c ...
Federal Transit Administrator Peter Rogoff is urging the Detroit metropolitan area to create a regional transportation authority in the not-too-distant future, in part to help shepherd the development and growth of Detroit’s first light rail transit line. ...
Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority has awarded BP Energy a four-year contract to supply power to MBTA, with hopes of saving $4.7 million in savings on electricity costs in fiscal 2012. ...
Pacer International, Inc. announced that it has extended its Mexico Direct (Intermodal/ Double Stack) service with the addition of Chihuahua to its network, utilizing Union Pacific and Ferromex connections. ...

 

--> R. J. Corman Railpower says short line Sierra Northern Railway (SERA) has awarded a contract for a GenSet locomotive kit. The purchase will be funded in part by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Targeted Air Shed Grant Program, R.J. Corman said. ...
Bombardier Transportation on Friday unveiled the first of an order for 32 4,300-hp diesel-electric locomotives produced for Progress Rail Services Corp. at Bombardier’s Ciudad Sahagun, Mexico, plant. ...
British-based Nomad Digital, a provider of data connectivity services to the global rail industry, said Friday it has appointed Alexander Eriksen as its new CEO. Eriksen joined Nomad Sept. 5, and is based in the company’s London office. ...
The American Public Transportation Association released a statement Friday by ATPA President William Millar, who said: ...
Oregon’s Metro government on Thursday said it will approve construction of a new highway and rail bridge across the Columbia River, linking Oregon and Washington State. Metro is the last of the six local entities that must approve the Final Environmental Impact Statement for the bridge, which ...
09 September 2011

Fitch downgrades MTA to

New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority debt was downgraded Thursday by Fitch Ratings, one of three ratings agencies on Wall Street, from “A+” to “A”. The move could mean MTA would have pay more for its debt, exacerbating its already stressed budgetary sta ...
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