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Wednesday, 06 February 2013
06 February 2013

Metro-North Danbury Branch electrification eyed

Connecticut State Rep. Gail Lavielle (R-Wilton) and State Sen. Toni Boucher (R-Wilton) are urging fellow lawmakers to make the Danbury branch of Metropolitan Transportation Authority's Metro-North Railroad a priority.
Wednesday, 06 February 2013
06 February 2013

Vision for Central Texas transit unveiled

Project Connect regional partners, after a year of collaborative work and under the leadership of the Transit Working Group led by Austin Mayor Lee Leffingwell, unveiled a regional high-capacity transit vision to keep Central Texas connected.
Tuesday, 05 February 2013
05 February 2013

Metrolink set to get Tier 4 locomotives

Southern California's Metrolink will receive funds from the Carl Moyer Program to procure up to 20 new low-emission Tier 4 locomotives. The South Coast Air Quality Management District (AQMD) Governing Board committed to support Metrolink by approving the funds, which are not to exceed $34.66 mi ...
Tuesday, 05 February 2013
05 February 2013

Ceres Global Ag Corp. to build BNSF-served commodi ...

Ceres Global Ag Corp. plans to develop a CA$90 million (US$90.23 million) commodity logistics hub in Northgate, SK, Canada connected to BNSF's United States rail network.
Tuesday, 05 February 2013
05 February 2013

VMV Paducahbilt to expand Kentucky facility

NRC Acquisition Co. LLC, doing business as VMV Paducahbilt, a provider of new and remanufactured locomotives, locomotive products and wheel services, plans to expand its Paducah, Ky., operations, which should create 25 new, full-time jobs.
Monday, 04 February 2013
04 February 2013

PBF Energy East Coast rail facility to see first u ...

PBF Energy Inc. announced today the completion of the second crude oil unloading facility at its subsidiary's Delaware City refinery. The construction of the 70,000 barrel per day (bpd) rail facility was announced in mid-2012 and was completed on schedule and on budget.
Monday, 04 February 2013
04 February 2013

FRA notes rail safety improvement

The Federal Railroad Administration's preliminary accident/incident report for the first 11 months of 2012 shows continued safety improvement in nearly every category.
Monday, 04 February 2013
04 February 2013

CN, CP end litigation over Hunter Harrison

CN announced Monday that it had settled its differences with CP and its former CEO Hunter Harrison over Harrison's joining CP as CEO. The announcement came as CN Executive Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer, Keith Creel, announced that that he will join CP as its president and chief ope ...
Friday, 01 February 2013
01 February 2013

Tank car production bolsters railcar orders

Economic Planning Associates, in its most recent freight car building report, said it expects orders this year to dip to just above 50,000, down from 2012’s 58,900, then rebound strongly in 2014 and experience steady growth through 2018.

Friday, 01 February 2013
01 February 2013

Cincinnati, Duke Energy reach streetcar accord

Cincinnati officials Friday said they have signed two agreements with Duke Energy Corp. resolving a conflict generated by the city's initial streetcar line, now under construction.

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