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A study on commuter train diesel exhaust and its potential effects on passengers conducted by two chemical engineering professors at the University of Toronto with support from Metrolinx indirectly makes a strong public-health-related case for the latter’s planned electrification of Toronto’s ...

Rail traffic through the Rockies in Northern Montana on Thursday was blocked by an avalanche, just days after freight and passenger trains resumed operations following a similar event.

CN’s planned C$2.5 billion (US$1.9 billion) 2017 capital program is “focused on hardening core infrastructure,” the railroad said on Feb. 9.

The 219-mile Heart of Georgia Railroad Inc. (HOG, informally known as “The Hog’) will be part of Genesee & Wyoming Inc. by the second quarter of 2017, pending Surface Transportation Board approval.

Sasser Family Holdings, Inc., has promoted Jeff Walsh, previously the company’s Chief Operating Officer, to Chief Executive Officer, effective Feb. 15. Walsh will replace Fred Sasser, who is stepping down from a 36-year term as CEO to become ...

The California High-Speed Rail Authority has launched ConnectHSR, a free online vendor registry to help connect businesses with opportunities in the state’s high-speed passenger rail project.

A broken axle led to a collision between two BNSF trains that touched off a crude oil spill and fire, a National Transportation Safety Board probe has found.

U.S. and Canadian freight rail traffic saw significant gains for the week ended Feb. 4, 2017 and for 2017’s first five weeks, the Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported Feb. 8. Mexican traffic, in contrast, did just the opposite, nose-d ...
A private operator is being sought for the New Orleans Public Belt Railroad, which operates more than 100 miles of track connecting to six major railroads ...

The New England Patriots’ record fifth Super Bowl win turned into a record-breaking day for the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority.

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