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Canadian National has received Toyota Canada’s Carrier of the Year Award for 2011. The award goes annually to the rail or highway carrier that has exhibited the best performance in transit time, quality, and customer service.

Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority Monday approved service cuts and the elimination of 170 jobs in an attempt to address a $14.7 million budget deficit.

MTA Long Island Rail Road Monday launched a pilot of LIRR Train Time™, a new service providing on-time train status information to passengers.  ...
Canadian National and the United Steelworkers announced that they have reached a tentative agreement to renew the labor contract for approximately 2,800 maintenance-of-way workers in Canada. The current agreement expires Dec. 31. The ratification vote is expecte ...

Jacksonville, Fla.-based RailAmerica, Inc. Monday announced the upcoming retirement of Charlie Patterson, senior vice president and chief commercial officer. Patterson’s retirement is effective December 31.

The Damage Prevention & Loading Services (DP&LS) group will be fully integrated into the Association of American Railroads' Transportation Technology Center subsidiary next year.

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 ...
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