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Tuesday, 07 May 2013
07 May 2013

GE, Australia’s Aurizon sign agreement

GE Transportation’s Optimization Solutions division has signed an agreement to implement an integrated rail network planning and optimization system with Aurizon (formerly Queensland Rail National), Australia’s largest freight rail company.
Monday, 06 May 2013
06 May 2013

ARDA sets annual conference

The 107th American Railway Development Association Annual Meeting,“Winds of Change,” June 2-5 in San Francisco, Calif., will feature presentations from a long list of industry professionals.
In a spectacular green-white-checkers finish, David Ragan drove his no. 34 Front Row Motorsports (FRM) Farm Rich Ford Fusion to a thrilling victory in the Aaron’s 499 Sprint Cup race at Talladega Superspeedway on May 5.
Friday, 03 May 2013
03 May 2013

Sandy disaster relief funds released to Amtrak

The Federal Railroad Administration has released $30.2 million in appropriations to Amtrak to repair damage caused by Hurricane Sandy to the Northeast Corridor line.
Friday, 03 May 2013
03 May 2013

FRA issues safety advisory on flat switching

The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) on May 3 issued an industry-wide safety advisory to warn about safety hazards associated with flat switching operations on railroads.
Friday, 03 May 2013
03 May 2013

KCS names Selby short line, energy markets VP

Kansas City Southern has promoted Darin P. Selby to Vice President Energy Markets and Short Line Partner Relations, from his previous position as Assistant Vice President.
Railway Age, the 157-year-old railway industry trade publication that began life as a printed weekly and now publishes online news and the daily Rail Group News e-newsletter in addition to its print and digital monthly magazine, has just reached the next step in its continuing evo ...
Friday, 03 May 2013
03 May 2013

OLI sets action for Crossing Awareness Day

Operation Lifesaver, Inc. programs and partners across the U.S. will celebrate International Level Crossing Awareness Day (ILCAD) on Tuesday, May 7, with a variety of events to illustrate the importance of safe behavior at grade crossings and around train tracks.

Caltrain said Thursday its staff offered a preliminary report to the Joint Powers Board indicating the rail service's Fiscal Year 2014 budget will be balanced, but warning that FY15 could produce a budget shortfall that might trigger fare increases and service cuts.

Friday, 03 May 2013
03 May 2013

NY&A nets ASLRRA honors

Among those recognized with various awards April 30 (including Railway Age's own Short Line Railroad of the Year and Regional Railroad of the Year honors) during the American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association annual meeting in Atlanta, the New York & Atlantic Railway notch ...
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