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2013 has been a record year for the railroads, “a very robust and challenging year for growth and re-investment,” in the words of BNSF chief executive Matt Rose. The indications…
MTA is readying infrastructure additions; continuing to repair, upgrade, and harden existing facilities; and acquiring new rolling stock, all in order to meet increasing passenger demand.
Siemens Rail Systems and Cummins jointly announced a partnership on Dec. 3, 2013 that they said "will bring one of the most modern and efficient passenger rail, diesel-electric locomotives in…
Saudi Railways Organization (SRO) has awarded FreightCar America a $67 million contract to supply 500 freight cars, including cement, cereal, limestone, and ballast hoppers.
Four people were killed and 63 were injured, 11 critically, when a seven-car Metro-North train derailed on a curve and rolled over at 7:20 a.m. on Sunday, Dec. 1. The…
CN has announced a program to acquire additional monitoring equipment to enhance its strong technological base for early detection of defects.
Canadian Pacific has announced that Bart Demosky has been appointed Executive Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer, effective Dec.  28, 2013.
Testing of United Streetcar 200 vehicles for the $197 million Tucson, Ariz., Sun Link Tucson Streetcar (also known as the Tucson Modern Streetcar) is under way.
U.S. rail traffic maintained its upward momentum during the week ending Nov. 23, 2013, the Association of American Railroads reported Wednesday, Nov. 27, though the 2012 Thanksgiving Day holiday played…
Rep. Robert E. Andrews (D-N.J.) has introduced a bill calling for independent oversight of railroads and particularly railroad infrastructure, arguing that U.S. freight railroads aren't pursuing adequate safety measures.
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