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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 ...
STV Group, Inc. said late Thursday its Board of Directors has appointed Dominick M. Servedio, P.E., executive chairman, and Milo E. Riverso, Ph.D., P.E., as president and chief executive officer, effective immediately. ...
U.S. freight carload traffic fell 0.4% in the week ending Sept. 3, 2011, measured against the comparable week in 2010, the Association of American Railroads reported Thursday. U.S. intermodal freight traffic also fell, down 1.3%, compared with a year ago. ...
Wabtec Corp.’s MotivePower subsidiary has signed contracts valued at about $30 million to build locomotives for commuter rail projects in Central Florida and Seattle. The locomotives are scheduled for delivery in 2012-13. ...
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