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Railfest 2016, an annual celebration of railroading past, present and future that is held on the Saturday and Sunday of Labor Day weekend at Steamtown National Historic Site, announced that Mr. Charles Liberto has been named Grand Marshal for this year's event.

The Association of American Railroads (AAR) on August 3rd reported weekly U.S. rail traffic, as well as volumes for July 2016:

The MBTA Fiscal and Management Control Board approved a plan on August 1 allowing for the installation of solar energy generating equipment at 37 T-owned parking facilities.

The U.S. Energy Information Administration, a division of the U.S. Department of Energy, released figures on August 3 showing movements of crude oil by rail within the United States averaged 443,00 ...

On Friday, July 29, Central Maine & Quebec Railway (CMQ) took delivery of its first of eight rebuilt Electro-Motive Division (EMD) GP38-3 locomotive, #3812, in the company’s new corporate paint scheme.

In 2012, the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) launched NEC Future, to focus on upgrade possibilities of the critical Northeast Corridor (NEC). On July 28, as the process chugs along, FRA released its Comment ...
Toronto and Hamilton transport authority Metrolinx has purchased an additional 125 Bombardier double-deck coaches for the the Go Transit commuter rail network in a deal wor ...
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) issued a new, final rule on July 29 that requires passenger railroads to proactively identify potential safety hazard ...
American Railcar Industries, Inc. (ARI) reported in the second quarter 2016, decreased revenues in the manufacturing segment were partially offset by increased revenues in the railcar leasing and railcar services segments. Total consolidated revenues ...
The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) announced on July 29 additional rail project awards to its eighth round of the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) program. ...
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