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DB Schenker Rail, Germany, has awarded ZTR Control Systems a contract for more than 300 SmartStart® AESS (Automatic Engine Start-Stop) systems.
BNSF says it will go into the 2014-2015 winter season “better prepared than ever before, especially if the U.S. experiences a return of the polar vortex. The 2013-2014 winter was one of the most severe winters the U.S. has experienced in decades, with extreme temperatures that persisted for l ...

With intermodal leading the way, U.S. rail freight traffic during the week ending Oct. 25, 2014 maintained growth momentum, the Association of American Railroads reported Thursday, Oct. 30.

The Greenbrier Cos., Inc. on Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014 announced "record results for [the] fourth quarter and fiscal year," adding it had received orders of "an additional 11,400 units" after its fiscal fourth quarter ended on Aug. 31, 2014.

American Railcar Industries, Inc. (ARI) reported a drop in third-quarter revenue 2014 relative to the comparable period in 2013. St. Charles, Mo.-based ARI announced its results late Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, following the closing bell on Wall Street.

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) have approved plans by Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) for preliminary planning of a "Clifton Corridor" light rail transit line, which would be Atlanta's first LRT line.

Union Pacific, in collaboration with The Firefighters Education and Training Foundation, has converted a boxcar into a mobile classroom, expanding its fleet of training equipment used to educate emergency responders.
M-1 RAIL, the non-profit organization leading the design, construction, and future operation of a 3.3-mile modern streetcar along Woodward Avenue between Larned Street and West Grand Boulevard in Detroit, has reached an agreement for the design and ...
Amtrak has established the Chicago Gateway Initiative, described as “a blue ribbon panel of rail and transportation leaders that will identify infrastructure and operational improvements to address the rail traffic gridlock in Chicago,” because “an unprecedented level of rail congestion is ...

Remarks by 2014 W. Graham Claytor Jr. Award for Distinguished Service to Passenger Transportation recipient Al Engel at Railway Age’s 21st Passenger Trains on Freight Railroad Conference, Oct. 29, 2014.

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