On the offensive following the Surface Transportation Board’s recent flurry of activity on multiple proposed regulations, the Association of American Railroads wrote to leaders of the Senate Commerce Committee and House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee.
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) today for the week ending September 24, 2016, total U.S. weekly rail traffic was 539,609 carloads and intermodal units, down 4.8% compared with the same week last year.
The board of Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) has selected Talgo for a contract to refurbish up to 74 Los Angeles Metro Rail A650 rapid transit cars.
CN announced Sept. 26 that 50 communities across Canada will be awarded grants of $25,000 to fund local tree planting projects in honor of the nation's 150th anniversary. Since 2011, CN-sponsored programs have accounted for more than 1.2 million tree plantings.
Canadian Pacific on Sept. 26 unveiled a new webpage, cpr.ca/HazMat, which showcases CP's dangerous goods response capabilities, training available to first responders and other online resources.
Cowen and Company Managing Director and Railway Age Wall Street Contributing Editor Jason Seidl attended the North East Association of Rail Shippers (NEARS) Fall Conference and offers the following generally positive report: