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Monday, 03 December 2012
03 December 2012

GWI line signs pact to serve natgas liquids hub

Genesee & Wyoming Inc. said Monday that its wholly owned subsidiary, the Columbus & Ohio River Rail Road Co. (CUOH), has signed a long-term agreement to serve the $900 million natural gas liquids (NGLs) fractionation hub being constructed in Scio, Ohio, by Utica East Ohio Midstream, LLC.
Friday, 30 November 2012
30 November 2012

Train plunges off rail bridge in New Jersey

A bridge accident in Paulsboro, N.J., early Friday morning caused at least three cars of an 84-car Conrail Shared Assets train to fall into Mantua Creek. At least one car was leaking vinyl chloride, a toxic and flammable substance. The incident is under investigation.
Friday, 30 November 2012
30 November 2012

Historic landmark latest DC streetcar obstacle

A Washington, D.C. high school Thursday was designated a historic landmark, adding one more obstacle to the city's proposed initial streetcar line.
Friday, 30 November 2012
30 November 2012

Metrolinx OKs Mississauga LRT plan

Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area transport agency Metrolinx Thursday signaled its official support for light rail transit beyond the traditional Toronto market, approving plans for a 14.2-mile, C$1.6 billion light rail line in Mississauga, Ontario, west of Toronto.
Thursday, 29 November 2012
29 November 2012

For U.S. rail freight, more of the same mix

The Association of American Railroads Thursday once more reported mixed U.S. weekly rail traffic, this time for the week ending Nov. 24, 2012. U.S. freight carload traffic fell 4.6% measured against the comparable week in 2011, but U.S. intermodal volume continued its momentum, up 1.9% for the ...
Thursday, 29 November 2012
29 November 2012

NS marks Norfolk export coal facility upgrade

Norfolk Southern said Thursday it has completed a major upgrade to its Lamberts Point export coal transload facility in its hometown of Norfolk, Va., positioning the Class I to remain the largest and fastest coal transload provider in the Northern Hemisphere.
Thursday, 29 November 2012
29 November 2012

EMD opens Brazilian locomotive assembly site

Electro-Motive Diesel (EMD), a subsidiary of Progress Rail Services, a Caterpillar company, said Thursday it has officially opened its locomotive manufacturing facility in Seta Lagoas, Brazil, located in the state of Minas Gerais.

Thursday, 29 November 2012
29 November 2012

Siemens to acquire Invensys Rail

Invensys announced late Wednesday it will sell Invensys Rail to Siemens AG for $2.8 billion.
Thursday, 29 November 2012
29 November 2012

Sacramento LRT extension gets federal grant

Sacramento Regional Transit has secured $270 million in federal funds to advance its South Sacramento Corridor Phase 2 Line Light Rail extension. The announcement was made by House Rep. Doris Matsui (D-Calif.).

Wednesday, 28 November 2012
28 November 2012

TTC, Metrolinx sign Toronto LRT accord

Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area transportation agency Metrolinx and the Toronto Transit Commission Wednesday signed an agreement outlining planned construction of four light rail transit lines in Canada's largest city.
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