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The Nittany & Bald Eagle Railroad, part of the North Shore Railroad group recently received the American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA) 2016 marketing award with the Buffalo & Pittsburgh Railroad at the Association's annual conference in Washington, D.C.

Toyota Logistics Services for the second year in a row named BNSF Railway Company (BNSF) the 2015 recipient of the President’s Award for Logistics Excellence. The President’s Award is Toyota’s highest supplier honor given to service partners who demonstrate combined excellence in quality, c ...
Parsons announced on April 14, 2016 that the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) recently honored the corporation with the Alliant Build America Award in the civil construction management category for its work on the Houston Metro Light Rail Transit (LRT) system. The design-build proj ...
Wabtec Corporation announced April 14, 2016 that it has signed a contract worth about $30 million to provide equipment and services for a Positive Train Control (PTC) system for the Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District (NICTD). The contract is with Parsons Transportation Group (PTG), ...
U.S. Senators John Thune (R-S.D.) and Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) were honored with a prestigious award conferred by the National Association of Railroad Passengers (NARP) on April 12, 2016 at the organization’s annual Congressional Reception. The “Golden Spike” Award is given to individuals who ...
The League of Railway Industry Women (LRIW) on April 13, 2016 announced that it will once again be offering its Annual Scholarship to individual members, employees of corporate members and to the dependent children of LRIW members. The LRIW says it recognizes the importance of education and is pr ...
The National Association of Railroad Passengers (NARP) honored Shamonda Jones, Senior Manager of Metra Commuter Rail in Chicago, with the Dr. Gary Burch Memorial Award during NARP’s April 12th congressional reception. Jones was nominated by Metra’s leadership for her dedication to fostering a ...

Global industrial company Harsco Corporation announced April 13, 2016 that its Harsco Rail track maintenance business has been awarded a multi-year contract in the UK valued at more than $40 million.

Freight traffic in the month of April, at least so far, isn’t showing signs of improvement. For the week ending April 9, 2016, carloads and intermodal units were down 20% and nearly 8%, respectively, the Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported on April 13.

13 April 2016

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