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Wednesday, 27 February 2013
27 February 2013

Eastern Region Rail Crossing Conference set

The New England Railroad Club and the Massachusetts Department of Transportation will hold the 2013 Eastern Region Highway-Rail Crossing Safety Conference and Expo at the DCU Center in Worcester, Mass., April 16-18.

Wednesday, 27 February 2013
27 February 2013

Harsco Rail notes new orders

Camp Hill, Pa.-based Harsco Corp. said Tuesday it has secured several new orders in its Harsco Rail track maintenance group, including four new equipment orders from China. Terms of the orders were not disclosed.

Wednesday, 27 February 2013
27 February 2013

Florida county affirms 2014 referendum

Pinellas County, Fla., commissioners Tuesday approved putting a transit sales tax referendum on the Nov. 4, 2014 ballot. The vote was 5-to-1.

Tuesday, 26 February 2013
26 February 2013

OLI, FTA set transit Safety Education Grants

Operation Lifesaver, Inc., in partnership with the Federal Transit Administration (FTA), announced Monday that grant funds are available to transit agencies and other governmental entities for rail transit safety education and public awareness initiatives.

Tuesday, 26 February 2013
26 February 2013

St. Louis ponders downtown streetcar system

Citizen advocates in St. Louis are advancing a streetcar plan to connect the city's downtown with the Central West End as part of an economic development plan.

Monday, 25 February 2013
25 February 2013

NS to discontinue some Roanoke operations

Norfolk Southern said Monday it will cease regional railcar classification operations at its Roanoke Terminal hump yard in Roanoke, Va., effective immediately. The move will eliminate 140 positions, NS said.

Monday, 25 February 2013
25 February 2013

State funds for Fort Lauderdale streetcar?

Florida Gov. Rick Scott has championed cost-cutting during his administration, and rejected federal efforts to advance high speed rail in the Sunshine State. But Scott has allowed SunRail regional rail service to advance in the Orlando metropolitan area, and now seems willing to assist Fort Laude ...
Monday, 25 February 2013
25 February 2013

Late-race wreck mars CSX, Front Row Motorsports de ...

In spite of gray and threatening skies over Daytona International Speedway, the green flag dropped at the 55th Daytona 500 right on time on Feb. 23. David Ragan, driving the Front Row Motorsports No. 34 Detail Doctor/CSX Play It Safe Ford Fusion, started from the 22nd position, “feeling confident ...
Friday, 22 February 2013
22 February 2013

January employment up year-over-year

Figures released Friday by the Surface Transportation Board show Class I railroads employed 162,043 people in mid-January 2013, up 1.2% from December 2012, though down 0.37%, or 609 employees, from December 2012.

Friday, 22 February 2013
22 February 2013

ABB wins order to supply TTC

ABB said Friday it has received a contract from Toronto-based electrical contractor Ozz Electric, Inc. to supply and commission rail traction power equipment for the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC).

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