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Thursday, 19 April 2012
19 April 2012

Denver RTD: Kiewit LRT bid “worthy”

Initially caught off-guard from an unsolicited bid March 8 by Kiewit Infrastructure Group to build a FasTracks light rail transit line, Denver's Regional Tranportation District Wednesday said it has evaluated the bid, "and has found it worthy of moving forward to a competitive procurement process ...
Thursday, 19 April 2012
19 April 2012

BART declares "Buy America" intention

Faced with the need to replace what one official calls the oldest rapid transit cars "currently running in the country," BART is readying a $3.2 billion order for 775 new cars which it hopes will be built and assembled in the U.S.

Wednesday, 18 April 2012
18 April 2012

Oklahoma short line gets trackage rights

The Surface Transportation Board Wednesday announced approval of a trackage rights exemption sought be WFEC Railroad Co. "to grant limited nonexclusive overhead trackage rights to Kiamichi Railroad LLC (KRR), over its entire line" of roughly 15 miles.

Wednesday, 18 April 2012
18 April 2012

CSX 1Q beats Street

Leading off Class I first-quarter 2012 earnings reports, CSX Corp. late Tuesday cited first-quarter net income of $449 million, or 43 cents per share. That handily beat Wall Street's consensus analyst estimates of $395 million, or 35 cents per share.

Wednesday, 18 April 2012
18 April 2012

LIRR to double-track Ronkonkoma line

Seeking to improve capacity and reduce scheduling conflicts, MTA Long Island Rail Road Tuesday said it plans to begin double-tracking 12.6 miles of LIRR's Ronkonkoma Branch route between Farmingdale and Ronkonkoma, N.Y., two years ahead of the previous schedule.

Wednesday, 18 April 2012
18 April 2012

GO Transit picks INIT for fleet management system

INIT said Tuesday that GO Transit, a division of Metrolinx, has chosen the company to deploy a new fleet management system for 47 GO Transit railcars, as well as 424 GO buses and 50 non-revenue vehicles.

Tuesday, 17 April 2012
17 April 2012

Talgo ponders suing Wisconsin

Seattle-based Talgo, Inc. is considering legal action against the state of Wisconsin following the latter's long-expected cancelation of a $166 million maintenance contract.

Tuesday, 17 April 2012
17 April 2012

Bombardier, MARTA team on track safety

Bombardier Transportation announced in Berlin Tuesday that it has joined the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) in a demonstration project to enhance the safety of trackside rail transit workers.

Tuesday, 17 April 2012
17 April 2012

Norfolk Southern honored for carbon reduction

The American Carbon Registry has presented Norfolk Southern its Corporate Excellence award for "making a public commitment to reducing CO2 emissions 10% below 2009 levels by 2014 and for reaching nearly 40%t of that five-year goal in the first year," the railroad announced Tuesday. ...
Tuesday, 17 April 2012
17 April 2012

NS plans yard expansion in Ohio

Norfolk Southern announced that it will begin a $160 million expansion of its Bellevue rail yard in northern Ohio this month, doubling the yard's capacity.

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