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The Greenbrier Companies announced production of its 100,000th intermodal double stack railcar in January.

North America’s leading tank car manufacturer and lessor, Union Tank Car Company (UTLX), has launched UTLX Repair Link, a BRC and railcar management portal, to streamline transactions with contract shops during the repair cycle.

Global engineering firm WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff has appointed Andres Ruiz as chief financial officer of its Latin America region.

On Tuesday, Feb. 21, CSX Corp. announced that Chairman and Chief Executive Michael Ward and President Clarence Gooden will retire, effective May 31.

Trackmobile announced its top four performing Distributors with Awards of Excellence for 2016.

Wabtec Corp. on Feb. 21 reported results for 2016’s fourth quarter and full year, and issued financial guidance for 2017, that reflects “significant headwinds” in the freight and industrial markets, as well as ongoing effects from its acquisition of Faiveley Transport.

Caltrain has warned that the viability of its project to electrify the 52-mile San Jose-San Francisco corridor may be in jeopardy after newly appointed United States Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao ordered the Federal Transit Administration to defer federal funding.

National Steel Car (NSC) and Curry Rail Services of Hollidaysburg, Pa., have teamed up to build new, high-capacity gondolas for cottonseed and woodchip service.

17 February 2017

CEO/GM sought for MBTA

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) has launched a search for a permanent CEO and General Manager for the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA).

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