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San Diego’s Metropolitan Transit System on Thursday planned to activate PCC streetcar 529, built in 1949 for use in San Francisco, on the Silver Line downtown loop of the city’s light rail transit system. MTS and others note 1949 was when San Diego terminated trolley service. ...
Robert (Bob) Scesny, account manager for Invensys Rail Corp. and 30-plus year member of the railroad supply industry, died, unexpectedly, on Aug. 7, 2011, at age 64. Scesny joined Invensys Rail, then Safetran Systems Corp., in 1997. His current assignment was account manager for Kansas ...
Nearly 80% of U.S. public transit system have raised fares or cut service, or plan to do so shortly, in response to declines in local and state funding support, a survey released by the American Public Transportation Association said Wednesday. ...
ARG Trans said Tuesday it has signed an interim contract with the Oregon International Port of Coos Bay to operate the Coos Bay rail line, known as Coos Bay Rail Link (CBR). ...
Canadian Minister for Public Safety Vic Toews said Tuesday in a press interview, “Upon careful review of the business case and despite some significant financial constraints, the Canada Border Services Agency has decided that it will continue to provide publicly funded border clearance servic ...
Lachine, Quebec-based Global Railway Industries (GRI) announced Monday that both Glass Lewis & Co., LLC and Institutional Investors Services have recommended that shareholders of Global vote for the sale of the company's operating subsidiary, CAD Railway Industries Ltd., and the subsequent &ld ...
16 August 2011

Detroit-area freight

The Detroit Regional Chamber’s “TranslinkeD” initiative, in partnership with supply chain consulting firm TranSystems, on Tuesday announced it has initiated a 14-week study to identify freight-related economic development opportunities and forecasts in the region (southeast Michiga ...
The League of Railway Industry Women (LRIW) is seeking nominations for its 2011 Outstanding Woman of the Year award. Any woman who works in the North American rail industry is eligible to receive the award. Those submitting candidates should include the nominee's name, railroad affiliati ...
The Long Island Rail Road on Tuesday began testing an option allowing passengers to purchase tickets onboard trains with a credit card. ...
Denver’s Regional Transportation District Monday opened a light rail transit station two blocks west of Denver Union Station, with opening ceremonies held as early as 7:00 a.m. local time. ...
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