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SIGNET Electronic Systems, Inc., Norwell, Mass., a privately held systems integrator, has promoted Greg Sparrow to Vice President of Transportation Solutions. The move comes two years after he led the…
August 21, 2017

CP: Bring on the grain

Canadian Pacific says it is ready to provide “best-in-class service” to grain shippers for Canada’s 2017-2018 crop year through “collaboration, communication and coordination.” The objective is “maximizing efficiency at the…
More than 20 years after Kansas City Southern helped lay the foundation for seamless U.S.-Mexico rail freight movements when it won the concession to operate Mexico’s principal rail corridor, KCS…
New York Air Brake LLC will be moving its Watertown, N.Y.-based peripheral product assembly to NYAB operations in Salisbury, N.C. The change is part of what the company describes as…
CSX in a report to the Surface Transportation Board said employment fell from June to July fell by 785 to 22,313.
More than a half-century after the cashed-strapped, bankruptcy-headed Pennsylvania Railroad demolished the original, spacious and beautiful Pennsylvania Station New York, selling the air rights to developers and leaving a largely…
In an effort to boost freight mobility in rural areas including rail, the Florida counties of Gulf, Gadsden, Liberty, and Franklin announced the establishment of the Gulf to Gadsden Freight…
According to numerous observers, CSX service continues to deteriorate, threatening to affect other railroads and, by extension, the economy. Some customers have taken to giving rail traffic to competitor Norfolk…
Metra's Board of Directors has elevated its chief mechanical officer to serve as the commuter agency's next executive director/CEO.
August 17, 2017

UP cutting 750 jobs

Union Pacific on Aug. 16 said that by mid-September, 750 jobs from its 42,000-person work force will be eliminated—500 from management, 250 from the rank and file—saving the railroad approximately…
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