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MPL Technology, Inc. said Thursday it demonstrated the world’s fastest and safest locomotive fueling system to attendees of Railway Interchange 2011 this week in Minneapolis. ...
22 September 2011

AAR: U.S. traffic

U.S. freight carload traffic fell 1.4%, but U.S. intermodal volume rose 0.9%, during the week ending Sept. 17, 2011, measured against the comparable week in 2010, the Association of American Railroads said Thursday. ...
BNSF Railway said Thursday it was recently presented with the Rail Origin of the Year Performance Excellence Award at the American Honda Automotive Logistics Conference in Torrance, Calif. ...
Union Pacific Railroad said Thursday it will continue improving the transportation infrastructure in Colorado by investing more than $10 million in the rail line that runs from near the east portal of Moffat Tunnel to near Kremmling, Colo. ...
Saskatchewan Highways and Infrastructure Minister Jim Reiter, along with representatives from CN, Mobil Grain, gathered Thursday in Eston, Saskatchewan, with officials West Central Road & Rail (WCRR) to mark the the company’s formal debut as the operator of a short line railroad. ...
22 September 2011

Railway Interchange 2011

Preliminary attendance figures are in for “The Big Show” held in Minneapolis the past three days and the numbers indicate that Railway Interchange 2011 was a great success for all involved. According to AREMA Executive Director Charles H. Emely, RI2011 attendance totaled abo ...
The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded $82.7 million in grants to improve Amtrak services in Rhode Island, Maine, Connecticut and Vermont. The funds will provide upgrades to the Northeast Corridor, Connecticut’s New Haven-Springfield line, Maine’s Downeaster service ...
The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded a $31.1 million grant to the State of Washington to improve intercity passenger and freight rail service on the Amtrak Cascades corridor. The Pacific Northwest Corridor, a BNSF right-of-way, receives $16.1 million for design, environmen ...
Norfolk Southern announced Wednesday that its upgraded Exhibit Car was ready to roll out of the Juniata Shops this week, “newly equipped with enhanced displays showcasing the railroad’s transportation network.” ...
21 September 2011

Controller warns of

In an August 2011 Cash Report released Wednesday, New York State 
Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli warned that the New York Metropolitan
 Transportation Authority’s new Financial Plan will be “operating on a razor
 thin margin.” He said that “estimated tax ...
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