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Thursday, 22 August 2013
22 August 2013

U.S. freight traffic flexes mid-August muscle

Both U.S. carload freight traffic and U.S. intermodal volume advanced during the week ending Aug. 17, 2013, the Association of American Railroads said Thursday, Aug. 22, with total U.S. rail traffic rising 2.0% measured against the comparable week of 2012.

Thursday, 22 August 2013
22 August 2013

CP ordered to interchange trains with MM&A

Canadian Pacific said Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013, that it has been ordered by the Canadian Transportation Agency (CTA) to interchange traffic with short line railroad Montreal, Maine & Atlantic Railway (MM&A), "effective immediately."

Thursday, 22 August 2013
22 August 2013

Oklahoma City panel chooses streetcar route

A recommended route for a 4.6-mile downtown streetcar route has been selected by an Oklahoma City advisory panel, with the proposal advancing to a full citizens advisory board and the City Council for review. Approval from both bodies is expected.

Thursday, 22 August 2013
22 August 2013

Bombardier touts Waterloo LRT order

Bombardier Transportation formally noted it has signed an agreement with the Regional Municipality of Waterloo (Ontario) to supply 14 FLEXITY Freedom light rail vehicles, to serve the planned LRT system, initially serv ...
Wednesday, 21 August 2013
21 August 2013

SEPTA Route 10 trolley trackwork almost done

SEPTA says it is on schedule to complete a track renewal project on Lancaster Avenue in Philadelphia between 40th and 44th streets, with work expected to be done by Aug. 31.

Wednesday, 21 August 2013
21 August 2013

Group seeks revived Queens, N.Y., rail route

In Queens, N.Y., the Queens Public Transit Committee for the Reactivation of Rockaway Beach Line plans a media event Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, in order to emphasize public support for reactivation of a long-disused rail right-of-way for rail transit purposes.

Wednesday, 21 August 2013
21 August 2013

Potential suitor emerges for beleaguered MM&A

A Canadian rail group reportedly is negotiating with the State of Maine in hopes of acquiring the Montreal, Maine & Atlantic Railway, which filed for bankruptcy on Aug. 7 following a ...
Tuesday, 20 August 2013
20 August 2013

Crude by rail: The outlook is good

“Narrowing oil price differentials are impacting carloadings in the near term, but should not deter shippers from making long-term investments in crude-by-rail, which has many inherent logistical benefits that can override price in determining a transportation mode in certain scenarios,” sa ...
Tuesday, 20 August 2013
20 August 2013

ABB traction power for Texas streetcars

ABB’s Discrete Automation and Motion Division, its power and automation technology group, has won a contract from Brookville Equipment Corp. to supply complete traction power systems f ...
Tuesday, 20 August 2013
20 August 2013

Private equity firm acquires Nordco, Inc.

Nordco Inc. said late Monday, Aug. 19, 2013, that it has been acquired by Greenbriar Equity Group LLC, a New York-based private equity firm focused on global transportation. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

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