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With a 23% increase in intermodal revenue taking some of the sting out of 14% slump in revenue from utility coal, Kansas City Southern has reported second-quarter 2012 revenue of $545 million. That's an increase of 2% over the second quarter of 2011.

Alstom says it has signed a contract with Danish railway infrastructure owner Banedanmark to deliver on-board equipment to railway operators in Denmark, and to equip 503 train cars with Atlas ERTMS1 signaling capabilities.

Canada's capital city on Monday said it "has received Federal Environmental Assessment approval for the Ottawa Light Rail Transit (OLRT) project."

July 19, 2012 marks the 25th anniversary of Red River Valley & Western Railroad Co. (RRV&W), based in Wahpeton, N.D., the regional railroad announced Tuesday.

Wi-Tronix, LLC on Monday thanked "everyone who attended this year's Users Conference," the first such conference the company held to tap the expertise of "over 100 industry leaders to share, discuss, and learn best practices for implementing the Wi-Tronix remote monitoring solutions."

Wabtec Corp. announced Monday that it has completed the acquisition of Tec Tran Corp., which manufactures hydraulic braking systems and related components.

Any attendees at the UIC 8th World Congress on High-Speed Rail in Philadelphia last week still skeptical of Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood's belief in HSR likely had those doubts removed.

Greenwich, Conn.-based Genesee & Wyoming, Inc. Monday released its freight traffic results for the second quarter, noting total freight carload traffic fell 6.9% compared with the second quarter of 2011.

Bombardier Transportation is promoting its Flexity Freedom streetcar design to cities in western Canada this summer, with the company displaying the low-floor wireless streetcar design in Edmonton, Alberta, this past weekend.

Mississauga, Ontario-based Trapeze Group Friday said the Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County (Houston Metro) has chosen the company's Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) technology for Metro's rail and bus operations.

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