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Wednesday, 06 June 2012
06 June 2012

NS marks 30 years on the NYSE

On June 2, 1982, newly formed Norfolk Southern Corp., a merger of the Norfolk & Western Railway and the Southern Railway, was listed on the New York Stock Exchange. Present were NS Chairman and CEO Robert B. Claytor (previously president of the N&W) and NS President and Chief Operating Of ...
Wednesday, 06 June 2012
06 June 2012

Ottawa ponders western LRT route

Ottawa city officials continue to weigh four options for routing light rail transit through the western portion of the city, including consideration of citizen input along each route option.

Wednesday, 06 June 2012
06 June 2012

Siemens plans Sacramento layoffs

Siemens Mobility announced Tuesday it will let go 44 employees at it Sacramento, Calif., manufacturing facility.

Tuesday, 05 June 2012
05 June 2012

CP names Paul Haggis new chairman

Canadian Pacific Tuesday said it has named Paul Haggis as its new chairman.

Tuesday, 05 June 2012
05 June 2012

Obituary: James Seney, 71, Ohio rail advocate

James Seney, an Ohio political figure well-known for his passenger rail advocacy in the Buckeye State Ontario, according to his daughter Allison.

Tuesday, 05 June 2012
05 June 2012

ProTran lands Brazilian contract

ProTran Technology says it was awarded its first major contract from Brazil's Belo Horizonte Metro for the "Protracker / PTC" track worker protection overlay system for advance warning of approaching trains.

Tuesday, 05 June 2012
05 June 2012

L.B. Foster finalizes business division sale

L.B. Foster Co. on Monday noted the completion of the sale of its railway securement business to Holland, L.P.

Tuesday, 05 June 2012
05 June 2012

Regional Rail LLC acquires recycling company

Regional Rail, LLC says it has acquired a construction and demolition debris (C&D) rail-served transfer station in Conshohocken, Pa.

Monday, 04 June 2012
04 June 2012

Bombardier signs MTA NYCT contract

Bombardier Transportation announced Monday that it has signed its contract for 300 R179 subway cars with the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) to be delivered to New York City Transit (NYCT). The order is valued at approximately $599 million.

Monday, 04 June 2012
04 June 2012

APTA: 1Q public transit ridership “surged”

Public transportation ridership surged in the first quarter of 2012, increasing 5.0% over the first quarter of last year, according to a report released Monday by the American Public Transportation Association (APTA), coinciding with APTA's ongoing Rail Conference in Dallas.

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