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AECOM Technology announced Monday it has landed a final desgn contract to assist Denver's Regional Transportation District (RTD) in the first two segments of RTD North Metro Rail Line, a…
Bombardier Transportation on Monday said it had landed two significant orders, one for 32 streetcars (trams) by Innsbruck, Austria, and a second involving TWINDEXX Vario double-decker electric multiple-unit (EMU) trains…
Fort Worth, Tex.-based CTC, Inc. says it will install Wyoming's first wayside horn systems at nine grade crossings in Newcastle and Torrington, Wyo. The project was awarded by Wyoming's Department…
The Surface Transportation Board has directed BNSF Railway's parent, Berkshire Hathaway, to "promptly remedy its noncompliance with railroad control requirements" stemming from its acquisition of BNSF in 2010.
A $20 million upgrade to the Horseheads (N.Y.) Sand & Transloading Terminal (HOST) will give Norfolk Southern trains hauling sand used in extracting natural gas from the Marcellus Shale formation…
BNSF announced Sept. 29 that an updated Draft Environmental Impact Report
 (DEIR) released by the Port of Los Angeles found that a proposed BNSF 
Southern California International Gateway (SCIG) facility…
The California Transportation Commission has voted to release $39.8 million in allocations toward work to advance the Caltrain Modernization Program and prepare the rail corridor, which connects San Francisco with…
CN announced Sept. 28 a revamped and revitalized employee
 training program that it said will be anchored by two modern training
 centers to be built in Winnipeg, Man., and in…
In October of each year, we put on our thinking caps and attempt to divine what is coming at us in the New Year—rail equipment and rail finance, that is.
September 27, 2012

Glide path to efficiency

Friction modification has morphed from art to science. Suppliers are spending a lot of time in the lab developing and testing products for proper lubricity, and that can withstand the…
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