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MTA Metro-North Railroad says its efforts to repair its Port Jervis Line, providing West-of-Hudson service to New York’s Rockland and Orange counties, is ahead of schedule and, so far, under budget expectations. ...
Wabtec Corp. announced Wednesday that it had signed a $63 million contract with Denver Transit Partners to provide Positive Train Control equipment and services for three new commuter rail lines planned for Denver.The contract calls for Wabtec to provide a dispatch office, wayside signalin ...
CSX Corp. ranked first among Class I railroads in the Newsweek Green Rankings, released Wednesday—an honor the company has consistently taken since the awards were launched in 2009.“Environmental sustainability has been and will continue to be one of CSX’s top priorities, ...
GE Transportation announced Tuesday investments totaling $231 million in manufacturing improvements and site upgrades to its Erie, Pa., site and a new manufacturing plant in Fort Worth, Tex., “to meet accelerating domestic and global demand.”“The expansions reflect GE Tra ...
CSX Corp. late Tuesday said it notched record third-quarter net earnings of $464 million, or 43 cents per share, up 19% from earnings of $414 million, or 36 cents per share, in the third quarter of 2011. CSX's operating ratio was 70.4%, and the company said it remained on target for an opera ...
The Surface Transportation Board gave notice Tuesday of seven vacancies on the Railroad-Shipper Transportation Advisory Council (RSTAC) and solicitation of nominations. ...
U.S. Class I railroad employment rose to 160,240 in mid-September, up 3.99% over September 2010 and 0.08% higher than in September 2010. Employment was up in all categories compared with a year ago, according to the Surface Transportation Board. Train crew numbers—trans ...
Canadian National on Tuesday said it has purchased 200 EcoTherm containers to “increase customer efficiency and help reduce energy consumption in its fast-growing temperature-sensitive intermodal markets.” CN will use the equipment to transport food, beverages, paints, and pharmaceutical ...
Amtrak has reached agreement with CSX Corp. to lease roughly 100 miles of the Empire Corridor between Poughkeepsie and Schenectady, N.Y., to take effect early next year. ...
Let me make one thing perfectly clear: I have never fueled a locomotive in my life, much less in a suit and tie. But in the photo above, taken at Railway Interchange 2011, I couldn’t resist a hands-on experience with a new piece of technology—in this case, the MPL Technologies SpillX system. ...
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