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U.S. freight carload traffic again fell short of year-ago levels in the latest week ending April 21, 2012, down 3.6% when measured against the comparable week in 2011, the Association…
GATX Corp. reported Thursday that its Rail segment earned a profit of $58.6 million in the first quarter of 2012 vs. $51.6 million in the year-ago quarter. GATX said the improvement was…
Bombardier Transportation said Thursday the design of its Berlin FLEXITY model  has "received the Universal Design and Consumer Favourite Award 2012 in Hannover," Germany.
Axion Power International Inc. said Thursday it has received an order from Norfolk Southern Corp. for lead-carbon (PbC) batteries for use in a battery-powered locomotive.
Progress Rail Services Corp. says it has reached an agreement with Exeter, Calif.-based San Joaquin Valley Railroad, a RailAmerica subsidiary, to supply four repowered, low-emissions PR30B locomotives.
RailAmerica, Inc. reported late Wednesday that first-quarter revenue increased 15% to $143.4 million from $124.9 million in the first quarter last year. 2011. Freight revenue increased 10% to $107.8 million with average revenue…
Stephen J. Morello, who has served for the past year as deputy director of communications in the office of New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, is joining the Metropolitan Transportation…
Illinois Governor Pat Quinn and the Illinois General Assembly have proclaimed July 1, 2012, as “Union Pacific Railroad Day” in Illinois to honor UP during its year-long 150th anniversary celebration.
Forty-five Norfolk Southern chemical customers have earned the railroad’s Thoroughbred Chemical Safety Award for their safe handling of chemical products in 2011.
Indiana Rail Road Company (INRD) President and Chief Executive Officer Tom Hoback accepted Railway Age’s 2012 “Regional Railroad of the Year” award at the American Short Line and Regional Railroad…
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