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Friday, 17 February 2012
17 February 2012

Norfolk Southern earns "Clean Capitalism" ...

Norfolk Southern Corp. said Friday it has earned the top ranking among railroads in the S&P 500 Clean Capitalism Ranking, published by Corporate Knights, a media, research, and financial products.

Thursday, 16 February 2012
16 February 2012

For Ore./Wash. LRT, feds offer big money

Federal New Starts money would pay a substantial percentage of any light rail transit development on the proposed I-5 bridge linking Portland, Ore., and Vancouver, Wash., if the U.S. Department of Transportation has its way.

Thursday, 16 February 2012
16 February 2012

AAR: U.S. freight traffic mixed in latest week

U.S. carload freight traffic advanced 1.7% in the week ending Feb. 11, 2012, compared with the same week in 2011, the Association of American Railroads said Thursday. But U.S. intermodal volume failed to keep pace, slipping 0.4% when measured against the comparable week last year.

Thursday, 16 February 2012
16 February 2012

Sumitomo, Nippon Sharyo land VRE car order

Sumitomo Corp. of America, in conjunction with its car builder partner Nippon Sharyo, said Thursday it has landed a contract from Virginia Railway Express (VRE) "for 50 gallery-type bi-level passenger cars."

Tuesday, 14 February 2012
14 February 2012

NS taps two for clean renewable diesel supply

Norfolk Southern said Tuesday that two fuel suppliers, Dynamic Fuels, LLC and Mansfield Oil Co., have signed an agreement to supply renewable diesel to the Class I railroad.

Tuesday, 14 February 2012
14 February 2012

CN selects Wi-Tronix for locomotive fleet

Wi-Tronix, LLC said Tuesday it has secured a contract with Canadian National wherein CN will install Wi-Tronix systems on its locomotive fleet, including new locomotive purchases and retrofitting of its existing fleet with Wi-PU's.

Tuesday, 14 February 2012
14 February 2012

APTA applauds President's transport proposal

The American Public Transportation Association late Monday released a statement from APTA President and CEO Michael Melaniphy, praising the six-year transportation plan announced by President Obama in his budget proposal.

Monday, 13 February 2012
13 February 2012

How the Englewood Flyover will increase rail capac ...

A critical location in the Chicago rail network for the flow of rail traffic is the Englewood Interlocking, the cause of numerous delays to Amtrak, Metra, and Norfolk Southern trains.

Monday, 13 February 2012
13 February 2012

RailComm aids Indiana Railroad facility

Fairport, N.Y.-based RailComm said Monday it has been selected to provide a wireless remote control derail system for Indiana Railroad Co.'s facility in Jasonville, Ind.

Friday, 10 February 2012
10 February 2012

LaHood tours Siemens plant, reiterates HSR support

Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood toured the Siemens Mobility plan in South Sacrmento, Calif., on Wednesday, extolling it as an example of how U.S. workers can provide quality manufactured goods.

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