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Canadian Pacific has appointed two veteran railroad operating executives to its board of directors, Tony L. Ingram and Edmond L. Harris. The appointments are effective immediately. ...
In a letter Friday to “NRC Members and Friends,” National Railroad Construction & Maintenance Association President Chuck Baker hailed the awarding of $5111 million in federal TIGER III grants “to 46 capital construction projects in 33 states,” and noted “when rail projects are cons ...

Norfolk Southern said Thursday it is proceeding to expand operations at its Rutherford Intermodal Facility near Harrisburg, Pa., following a $15 million TIGER III grant from the federal Department of Transportation.

Bombardier Transportation said Friday it and consortium partner Vossloh Kiepe have won an order from the Vienna Transport Authority, Wiener Linien, for five new light rail transit trainsets for Vienna’s metro line U6. The parties signed the contract in the U6 depot Michelbeuern, in Vienna. The ...
MTA New York City Transit says it plans to introduce FASTRACK—“a new wayof working on the rails”—beginning Jan. 9, when the 4, 5, and 6 subwaylines will be shut down from 1:00 a.m. until 5 a.m., suspending all LexingtonAvenue Line service between Grand Central-42nd Street and Atlantic Ave ...
U.S. freight carload traffic gained 3.7% in the week ending Dec. 10, 2011, measured against the comparable week in 2010, the Association of American Railroads said Thursday. U.S. intermodal volume for the week also rose, up 3.0%, compared with the same week last year.  ...
Canadian Pacific and the Province of Manitoba announced Thursday the signing of a 10-year memorandum of agreement that sets the framework “to further develop their collaborative relationship to enable long-term rail and road planning for the City of Winnipeg, rural municipalities, and elsewhere ...
AECOM Technology Corp. said Thursday it has won a $10.6 million contract for Phase 2 of the New Orleans Streetcar Expansion project. The project extends streetcar service a mile beyond current Rampart/St. Claude operations into the French Quarter and other historic neighborhoods. As well, AE ...
Green Bay, Wis.-based Schneider National said Wednesday that it will open its new Intermodal Training Academy next month in Chicago, strategically placed “within one of the busiest railroad regions in the United States.” “Given the exponential growth of its Intermodal division, Schneider Na ...
Bombardier Transportation said Thursday it has won an order to supply an additional 78 FLEXITY Swift high-floor light rail vehicles (LRVs) and 10 FLEXITY Classic trams to the Frankfurt Transport Authority, VGF, in Germany.  ...
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