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In a letter addressed to members of the National Railroad Construction & Maintenance Association (NRC), NRC President Chuck Baker wrote: “NRC Members and friends, With deep sadness, I write to let you know that two members of the NRC family, Mark Meyer and his wife Holly, passe ...
Genesee & Wyoming, Inc. said Wednesday its March freight traffic rose 16.6% compared with March 2010, while its first-quarter 2011 traffic advanced 18.5% above the comparable 2010 quarter. ...
TRANSCAER® (Transportation Community Awareness and Emergency Response) said Wednesday it is recognizing seven rail transport and chemical companies with its 2010 TRANSCAER National Achievement Award, given to those companies that are helping communities prepare for, and respond to, possible haza ...
The American Public Transportation Association Wednesday said registration is now open for APTA’s 2011 EXPO, October 3-5, 2011 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans. Registration is free. ...
Pittsburg, Kan.-based Watco Transportation Services on Tuesday announced the “successful start-up” of the Autauga Northern Railroad (AUT), which began serving customers last Saturday. AUT is Watco’s third railroad in Alabama, Watco said. ...
Efforts by North Carolina legislators to reject $462 million in federal funds for higher-speed rail (HrSR) improvements have stalled, following objections from Democrats, business interests, and at least three mayors within the Tar Heel State, as well as quiet disagreement among Republicans themselv ...
A move seeking to scuttle California’s high speed rail program in the state Assembly was thwarted by pro-rail forces, keeping the Golden State’s HSR efforts in the forefront of U.S. possibilities and offering, perhaps, a sign of “pushback” from advocates of HSR and higher-spe ...
Testifying before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials last week, Railway Supply Institute President Tom Simpson asserted “decisions made during the debate of reauthorizing The Safe, Accou ...
Canadian National announced Monday that it has acquired more than 1,000 new domestic containers. Around 800 are heated for moving temperature-sensitive goods. The remainder is standard dry containers. Jean-Jacques Ruest, executive vice-president and chief marketing officer of CN, said th ...
Wabtec Corp. announced Monday that its MotivePower subsidiary has won a contract to build 22 new locomotives for CBH Group, a leading transporter of grain in Australia. ...
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