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Friday, 22 March 2013
22 March 2013

AAR spurns Senate antitrust bill

The Association of American Railroads late Thursday voiced strong objetction to introduction of the Railroad Antitrust Enforcement Act, earlier in the day, by Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) and Sen. David Vitter (R-La.).

Thursday, 21 March 2013
21 March 2013

VIA Rail touts streaming live video service

Spokespersons for VIA Rail Canada said Thursday the railroad this spring will offer the capability for passengers to stream live videos on their laptops, smart phone, or tablet.

Thursday, 21 March 2013
21 March 2013

U.S. freight traffic rises as winter ends

U.S. freight carload traffic gained ground during the week ending March 16, 2013, up 0.5% measured against the comparable week in 2012, the Association of American Railroads said Thursday.

Thursday, 21 March 2013
21 March 2013

MBTA set for Green Line LRT extension

After years of delays and political maneuvering among elected officials, community activists, and the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority, MBTA will finally begin work this month on right-of-way to extend its Green Line light rail transit (T) service.

Wednesday, 20 March 2013
20 March 2013

NS annual report sports upbeat tone

Norfolk Southern said Wednesday it was moving ahead in 2013 after coming off its second-best year ever for revenue, operating income, net income, and earnings per share.

Wednesday, 20 March 2013
20 March 2013

AAR pans STB review of coal rail rates

The Association of American Railroads Wednesday took issue with a decision by the Surface Transportation Board, issued Tuesday, "not to factor into their review of coal rail rates product and geographic competition information affecting wholesale power markets."

Wednesday, 20 March 2013
20 March 2013

STV appoints Amodei to Northeast Region post

STV, Inc., said Wednedsay Richard M. Amodei, senior vice president, has been named the head of the firm's Transportation & Infrastructure Division's Northeast region, which includes offices in New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Canada.

Wednesday, 20 March 2013
20 March 2013

No consensus for Sugar House streetcar growth

Salt Lake City officials are debating where the next phase of the Sugar House Streetcar line should go, and who should oversee any plan.

Wednesday, 20 March 2013
20 March 2013

Wording to change on TriMet LRT referendum

A Clackamas County (Ore.) Circuit Court has agreed with a lawyer challenging the wording of a county measure up for vote May 21, involving extending light rail transit 7.3 miles from Portland to Milwaukie, Ore., southeast of Portland.

Union Pacific President and CEO Jack Koraleski accepted Railway Age’s 2013 Railroader of the Year Award on behalf of company chairman James R. Young during a March 12 ceremony at Chicago’s Union League Club.
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