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Wednesday, 16 November 2011
16 November 2011

GE Transportation to acquire RMI

GE Transportation said Wednesday its intends to acquire transportation software provider RMI from global alternative asset manager The Carlyle Group. ...
Wednesday, 16 November 2011
16 November 2011

Cincinnati eyes TIGER funds for streetcar

Supporters of Cincinnati’s streetcar proposal, coming off an Election Day victory fending off the proposal’s opponents, reportedly now hope to obtain $56 million in federal funds to restore the full original scope of the project.

Tuesday, 15 November 2011
15 November 2011

Bellevue, Wash., in accord on LRT route

The Bellevue, Wash., City Council Monday night unanimously approved an agreement with Sound Transit for a light rail line that included tunnels through its downtown, including accord on financing for the more costly infrastructure.
Tuesday, 15 November 2011
15 November 2011

Quebec City-Windsor HSR study released

The Government of Canada, along with the provincial governments of Quebec andOntario, on Monday released the final report of the high speed rail study for the Quebec City-Windsor Corridor. The cautious conclusion: HSR is technically feasible in the corridor, “but will require significant publi ...
Tuesday, 15 November 2011
15 November 2011

Class I

The Association of American Railroads Tuesday noted the freight railroad industry has been recognized for the seventh consecutive year by G.I. Jobs magazine, a career guide for military job-seekers, for the industry’s commitment to hiring military veterans. Five Class I railroads w ...
Monday, 14 November 2011
14 November 2011

STB initiates streamlined procedure

The Surface Transportation Board announced Monday that, beginning Dec. 15 ,it will implement a “grant stamp” procedure for “routine, unopposed decisions” issued by the Director of the Board’s Office of Proceedings. STB said the new procedure, which was suggest ...
Monday, 14 November 2011
14 November 2011

NYCT riders face overnight line closures

To ease track maintenance on a system that operates 24/7 and to make it safer for workers, MTA New York City Transit in January will launch a pilot Segment Closure Program that will shut portions of subway lines overnight for consecutive nights. This will permit workers to perform tasks without havi ...
Monday, 14 November 2011
14 November 2011

Bill Sneed, 1926-2011

Bill Sneed, a longtime employee with The Rails Co., died Nov. 3, 2011 at his home in Naperville, Ill., at age 85.“His constant smile and many jokes, not to mention his product knowledge, made him many friends in the railroad industry,” said his nephew, Bob Sneed.Though d ...
Monday, 14 November 2011
14 November 2011

Joseph Lhota begins work at New York MTA

New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority Monday officially named Joseph J. Lhota its new executive director, effective immediately. Lhota, nominated by Gov. Andrew Cuomo Oct. 20 to se ...
Monday, 14 November 2011
14 November 2011

Thermo King offers two new products

Thermo King said Monday it is introducing two new products, the Heat King 430 series for rail, truck, and trailer, and the Auto Fresh Air Exchange for SB-RR refrigeration units for rail, during the Intermodal Association of North America (IANA) Expo, now ongoing in Atlanta. Thermo King ...
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