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Fairport, N.Y.-based Railcomm said Monday it has been selected to provide remote control to one of New England Central Railroad’s bridges. ...
Barron’s Jan. 10 edition says Union Pacific “is poised to report one of its best years in its more than 140-year history, and could enjoy a stronger 2011 as the economy picks up.” ...
Gov. Chris Christie last week outlined a plan to replenish the state’s Transportation Trust Fund (TTF), tapping funds generated from toll roads and the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey (PA) that initially were to be generated for the now-cancelled trans-Hudson rail tunnel. ...
Bollingbrook, Ill.-based Wi-Tronix®, LLC said Monday it is “moving into our new facility located at 631 East Boughton Road, Suite 240, Bolingbrook, IL 60440.” ...
Atlantic Track and Turnout Co. said it is expanding its trackwork manufacturing capability with the groundbreaking for a 20,000 sq. ft. addition to its Richmond, Ill., trackwork manufacturing facility. The addition will house new equipment broadening the range of products and services ...
Canadian National announced Monday that it plans to launch in April a new container chassis, EcoRide, that’s expected to reduce fuel consumption inthe trucking of containers to and from its intermodal terminals by 8% to 10%. ...
Eugene K, Garfield, who created the American Auto-Train concept, died last week at age 74. Garfield worked as assistant to Alan S. Boyd, the Secretary of Transportation under President Lyndon Johnson, and also as an assistant to the President’s chief of staff. During that time, G ...
Jim Boyd, editor of Railfan & Railroad magazine from the magazine’s launch in 1974 until 1998, died last week at age 69. Boyd continued as editor emeritus of the magazine, and also was author of the publication’s Camera Bag column. A memorial service was held Saturday in Newto ...
New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority has announced the appointment of Douglas Zeigler as its director of security. He succeeds Chief William A. Morange, who is retiring after serving MTA for seven years. ...
07 January 2011

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Confirming days of speculation that had been building through Virginia’s Hampton Roads region, Hampton Roads Transit President Philip Shucet on Thursday said opening day for The Tide light rail transit originally set for May, would be delayed. The 7-mile project located in Norfolk ...
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