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The Surface Transportation Board, in seeking comments addressing Canadian Pacific’s petition for an expedited declaratory order, has received letters from the U.S. Department of Justice and the Department of Defense-United States Army, Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command Transp ...

Loram Maintenance of Way, Inc. has appointed Katie Hadenfeldt Vice President Sales & Marketing, with responsibility for all aspects of LORAM’S contract services sales and marketing efforts, along with all new and existing product development initiatives.

Josef W. “Joe” Neuhofer, former President of Plasser American Corp., died March 29, 2016 after a brief illness. He was 78.

No matter the environment, fastening systems need to be resilient, easy to install and customizable to a variety of specifications.

07 April 2016

Engines of change

State-of-the-art locomotives stand ready to make their mark on what is ideally a power-hungry industry. Problem is, with traffic down, the railroads aren’t so hungry for new power.

The American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association (AREMA) Educational Foundation has extended the application deadline for its “Watford Fellowship” early-career, professional development initiative until ...

CSX Corp. on April 6, 2016 announced the recipients of its 22nd annual Chemical Safety Excellence Award, recognizing 78 customers for their commitment to the safe transportation of hazardous materials by rail.

The American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA) has honored the Indiana Rail Road Company (INRD) with its 2016 Railroad Marketing Award for INRD’s successful Indiana intermodal service, which INRD operates in partnership with CN.

New Jersey Transit has appointed William “Bill” Crosbie as Executive Director, effective April 25, 2016. Crosbie replaces Veronique “Ronnie” Hakim, who left NJT in December 2015 to become President of MTA New York City Transit.

Carloads and intermodal units both took a hit in March 2016, dropping 14.2% and 7.7%, respectively, compared to the prior-year period, the Association of American Railroads (AAR) said on April 6, 2016, reporting weekly traffic as well as March traffic.

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