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Tuesday, 01 May 2012
01 May 2012

GWI leases Alabama short line from NS

Greenwich, Conn.-based Genesee & Wyoming's newly formed subsidiary, the Columbus & Chattahoochee Railroad, Inc. (CCR), has signed an agreement with Norfolk Southern to lease and operate a 26-mile segment of NS track in Alabama.

Tuesday, 01 May 2012
01 May 2012

GWI 1Q net income rises modestly

Genesee & Wyoming Inc. early Tuesday reported net income in the first quarter of 2012 of $22.2 million, up from $22.1 million in the first quarter of 2011. GWI's diluted earnings per share of 52 cents held steady in the quarter measured against the same period a year ago, though the company s ...
Tuesday, 01 May 2012
01 May 2012

DART marks management restructuring

Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) Monday said it had named Jesse Oliver deputy executive director and Carol Wise executive vice president, chief operating officer. As well, DART Senior Vice Presidents David Leininger and Timothy McKay were promoted to executive vice president. Tim Newby, previousl ...
CSX Transportation has partnered with Furniture Row Racing and the No. 78 Chevrolet Impala driven by Regan Smith in NASCAR’s top-tier Sprint Cup Series as an associate sponsor for the first half of the 2012 season. The six-race sponsorship program is built around CSX’s “Play it Safe” high ...
Monday, 30 April 2012
30 April 2012

Amtrak updates fleet strategy plan

Amtrak on Monday publicly unveiled its Amtrak Fleet Strategy Plan Version 3.1, an 82-page document designed to explain Amtrak's desire to implement a systematic approach to replacing the carrier's aged rolling stock and locomotive fleet.

Monday, 30 April 2012
30 April 2012

MAC Products Inc. acquires ProTran1

MAC Products Inc. on Monday said it has acquired ProTran1 LLC and ProTran Technologies, producers of worker and pedestrian related safety equipment and devices for the transportation industry.

Monday, 30 April 2012
30 April 2012

BNSF launches interactive network map

BNSF has announced “a new interactive map highlighting events and activities along its 32,000-mile rail network.”

Florida East Coast Railway, L.L.C. received the 2011 American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association President’s Award for its outstanding safety record. The President’s Award, first presented in 2006, is awarded to the ASLRRA-member railroad with the lowest injury frequency rate in its ...

Union Pacific General Director Car and Locomotive Engineering Michael Iden, Chicago, Ill., has been awarded the 2012 John H. Chafee Environmental Excellence Award by the Association of American Railroads.

Friday, 27 April 2012
27 April 2012

BNSF honors 2011 Employees of the Year

BNSF Railway has honored the accomplishments of its 2011 Safety Employees of the Year, Achievement Award winners, and “Best of the Best” safety team leaders.

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