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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. ...
According to Dahlman Rose & Co.’s proprietary Third Quarter 2011 Rail Shipper Survey (completed by participants with over $10 billion in combined transportation purchasing power), railroad shippers anticipate an average base rate increase of 4.3% over the next 6-12 months. “Altho ...
MTA Metro-North Railroad received a prestigious Jury Prize for Overall Design Excellence for 2011 from The Watford Group and The Center for Industrial Design in Transportation at the Oct. 14 Brunel Awards ceremony in Washington, D.C. The Brunel Award competition, open to public and private railwa ...
Canadian Pacific on Monday said it will be the exclusive Canadian rail transportation provider for trailer supply company Contrans, using innovative multimodal flat rack containers from Calgary, Alberta-based Raildecks Intermodal. ...
Bombardier Transportation said Monday that for the second year running, it has received the Worldwide Supplier of the Year Award. Bombardier was recognized at the 2011 Light Rail Awards, held in London, on Oct. 5. Germar Wacker, president, Light Rail Vehicles (LRV), Colin S Walton, U ...
An analysis from KeyBanc Capital Markets released Sunday sees continued growth in railcar deliveries in 2011 and 2012, basing its estimates in part on dialogue with industry leaders. KeyBanc’s Steve Barger and Alexander Walsh note “we expect railcar deliveries in 2011 to meet o ...
The Department of Transportation selected 11 Michigan transportation projects to receive funding, including the Woodward Light Rail project, which will receive $2 million.“Many families depend upon public transportation to shop and to get to class or to work,” said U.S. Senator ...
Atlanta-based RMI, whose RailConnect and other software offerings are found throughout the North American rail industry, on Friday announced the launch of new branding for its five core product lines. "The new branding unifies RMI’s principal offerings and represents an expanding commerci ...
J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. announced record third-quarter 2011 net earnings of $68.7 million on operating revenue of $1.17 billion. That compares with net earnings of $52.2 million in third-quarter 2010 on revenue of $986 million. ...
In a two-page letter addressed to the co-chairs of the congressional Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction, the One Rail Coalition urges Congress “to embrace this opportunity to stabilize our country’s finances and spur economic growth by continuing to invest in our nation’s ...
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