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Spring is here for most of North America, and the Short Line Safety Institute announced the second in a series of Safety Tips aimed at short line and regional railroads.

The American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association announced the creation of a Short Line Education Fund to address industry training, promote short lines, and build a storehouse of research and information.

With advertising that proclaims “Let’s Go Places,” Toyota wouldn’t be able to live up to its slogan were it not for BNSF Railway’s high-quality performance, moving motor vehicles produced by one of the world’s largest manufacturers from factory to distribution center.

Canadian National Railway recognized 32 of its customers for their sustainability practices that are aligned with the objectives of the CN EcoConnexions program.

Wabtec Corp. has acquired Thermal Transfer Corp., a supplier of industrial heat exchangers.

Amtrak knew of track problems before a New Jersey Transit commuter train derailed at New York’s Penn Station on Monday, April 3, turning the hub into a four-day quagmire of cancellations and delays for thousands of commuters.

Prospects for VIA Rail’s dedicated central Canada corridor appear to be on the move as the publicly owned passenger train operator submits its business case, and an accomplished rail executive is named to prepare the government’s promised infrastructure bank.

Carloads on U.S. railroads grew by 7.3% in March from the same month a year ago, the Association of American Railroads reported.

Vossloh has made a number of leadership changes in the North American region.

Michael Baker International has hired Ted Coffey as vice president and deputy national market lead in the railroad and transit practice.

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