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Bombardier Transportation said Wednesday Trenitalia (Italian Railways) has awarded it a new order to supply an additional 50 E464 electric locomotives, exercising an option to the contract signed in 2009 for the supply of 100 units. The added order is worth about $186 million. With this contract, Tr ...
ARG Trans has been selected by the Oregon International Port of Coos Bay as the preferred operator for the 133-mile Coos Bay rail line, following interviews with five final candidates in January 2011, port officials have announced. ARG Trans also will maintain the right-of-way. ...
The American Public Transportation Association has selected the Washington-based executive recruitment firm of Krauthamer & Associates to lead the search for a new president and CEO to succeed William W. Millar, who announced he will retire Oct. 31. after 15 years at the post. K&am ...
The Dallas City Council may ask Dallas Area Rapid Transit to contribute roughly $20 million to the proposed $37 million Oak Cliff streetcar project, linking Union Station and Methodist Hospital.

CN late Tuesday reported its first-quarter net income increased 31% to C$668 million, or diluted earnings of C$1.45 per share, aided by the sale of a rail line. Excluding that sale, net income of C$414 million, or 90 Canadian cents a share, still beat Wall Street analysts expectations of 88 Canadian ...
Norfolk Southern Tuesday said its Roanoke Locomotive Shops achieved 1 million injury-free employee-hours last month. The facility, near downtown Roanoke, Va., employs about 200 people in the heavy maintenance and overhaul of the railroad’s locomotive fleet, has logged nearly 3 ½ years w ...
Wilmerdering, Pa.-based Wabtec Corp. Tuesday reported record earnings and sales in its first quarter, and increased its 2011 earnings guidance. ...
Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. says severe winter weather cut into volume and increased costs during its first quarter, resulting in earnings of C$33.7 million, or 21 Canadian cents per share. That’s down from C$101 million, or 60 Canadian cents per share, notched in the first quarter of 2010. ...
The staff of NJ Transit’s RiverLINE diesel light rail system, which runs between Trenton and Camden, N.J., over a right-of-way shared with Conrail freight trains, recently celebrated seven continuous years of operation without a Federal Railroad Administration reportable injury. ...
Bolingbrook, Ill.-based Wi-Tronix®, LLC said Tuesday that Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority (MBTA) has deployed Wi-Tronix monitoring systems on two of its ferry boats, the Flying Cloud and Lightning. ...
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