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Wednesday, 07 December 2011
07 December 2011

CANARAIL names Miguel Valero president

Montreal-based CANARAIL on Wednesday announced it had appointed Miguel Valero president, effective Aug. 8. Valero is based in the company’s headquarters. ...
Tuesday, 06 December 2011
06 December 2011

CP focuses on locomotive fleet productivity

Canadian Pacific on Tuesday announced that 61 new high horsepower GE Evolution (EVO) Series AC locomotives have been brought into service and that CP has initiated a program to modernize its low and medium horsepower yard locomotives. ...
Tuesday, 06 December 2011
06 December 2011

Poll: Californians reconsider HSR support

A poll published Tuesday by the Sacramento Bee indicates declining support for California’s high speed rail proposal among the state’s citizenry, which voted to approve the attempt three years ago.

Tuesday, 06 December 2011
06 December 2011

NYCT's new plan for weathering winter

It has long been a proud boast of passenger rail operators that their trains run when noting else does. That can be costly, as New York subways, which move five million riders a day, found in the snowy winter of 2010-1011. So MTA New York City Transit has come up with a new plan, which is essence ...
Tuesday, 06 December 2011
06 December 2011

APTA: Transit tax benefit disparity looms

Americans who ride public transportation will face increased commuting costs if Congress does not act to extend the transit commuter benefit by the end of the year, according to a statement issued Tuesday by the American Public Transportation Association. ...
Tuesday, 06 December 2011
06 December 2011

Patriot Rail names David Rohal VP

Patriot Rail Corp., which owns and operates 12 short line railroads, announced the appointment of David J. Rohal to its management team as vice president, reporting to Chairman, President, and CEO Gary O. Marino.

Monday, 05 December 2011
05 December 2011

AECOM names global rail and transit director

Los Angeles-based AECOM Technology Corp. announced Monday that Keith Hampson has joined the company as global transit and rail director for its transportation business. ...
Monday, 05 December 2011
05 December 2011

TriMet chooses manager for LRT project

Portland, Ore.-based TriMet says it has selected CH2M Hill provide on-call construction management services for the Portland to Milwaukie light rail transit extension project. The 7.3-mile, $1.4 billion project will connect Portland State University in downtown Portland with southeast Portland, Milw ...
Monday, 05 December 2011
05 December 2011

Atlantic Track gets rights to Conley materials

Bloomfield, N.J.-based Atlantic Track and Turnout Co. said Monday it is acquiring Memphis-based Conley Frog and Switch movable bridge patterns and patent rights, which involve “rail arrangements for vertical, swing, and draw-type bridges.” Atlantic Track says with the purcha ...
Friday, 02 December 2011
02 December 2011

Alaska Railroad joins AAR

The Association of American Railroads (AAR) Thursday said that Alaska Railroad Corp. (ARRC) has become its newest member.

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