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Responding to a blog posted on this website by Editor-in-Chief William C. Vantuono, Rail World President and CEO Ed Burkhardt had this to say to Railway Age about the tragic accident at Lac-Mégantic, Quebec, on the Montreal, Maine & Atlantic Railway:
Tuesday, 16 July 2013
16 July 2013

Wabtec gets bogies contract in Mauritania

Wabtec Corp. said July 15 that it has signed a $21 million contract with SNIM (Société Nationale Industrielle et Minière), the National Industrial and Mining Co. of Mauritania, to provide bogies for new iron ore freight cars.

Anthony Lee, AICP, has joined SYSTRA as Planning and Environmental Manager. Lee is a professional certified planner with more than 20 years of experience as a client manager, environmental planning group leader, and project manager.
Tuesday, 16 July 2013
16 July 2013

Metro-North updates Bronx R-O-W work progress

Metro-North Railroad provided an update Monday, July 15, 2013, on its program to upgrade its right-of-way in the Bronx, N.Y., between Melrose and Woodlawn, used by both Harlem Line and New Haven Line services.

Monday, 15 July 2013
15 July 2013

TTCI Research Advisory Board taps Harsco's Pa ...

The Association of American Railroads Associate Advisory Board has selected Joseph W. Palese from Harsco Rail to serve out the remainder of the term of a vacant seat on the ...
Monday, 15 July 2013
15 July 2013

MRAIL Services earns WBENC national certification

MRAIL Services, a business specializing in supplying products and services to the transportation industry, has received national certification as a Women’s Business Enterprise by the Ohio River Valley-Women’s Business Council, a reg ...
Monday, 15 July 2013
15 July 2013

WSDOT’s Hammond moves to the private sector

Paula Hammond, former Secretary of Transportation for the State of Washington, has been named Senior Vice President and National Transportation Market Leader at Parsons Brinckerhoff.
Monday, 15 July 2013
15 July 2013

Changing of the guard at MBCR

Massachusetts Bay Commuter Railroad General Manager Hugh J. Kiley, Jr., is retiring from MBCR after serving for three years. Veteran railroad official Bonnie Murphy will succeed him.
Monday, 15 July 2013
15 July 2013

Damaged turnout likely cause of fatal SNCF wreck

SNCF (French National Railways) says a detached turnout fishplate is the likely cause of the derailment of an intercity train on July 12 at Brétigny-sur-Orge south of Paris in which six people died and 62 were injured, reports International Railway Journal, , sister publication of Railway ...
Monday, 15 July 2013
15 July 2013

LIRR, NYCT boost service for All-Star Game

Two Metropolitan Transportation Authority properties, the Long Island Rail Road and MTA New York City Transit, are offering more train service to and from Citi Field in Queens, N.Y., as Major League Baseball's New York Mets host the 2013 All-Star Game Tuesday, July 16.

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