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GATX Corp. on Thursday reported Rail segment profit of $39.2 million in the fourth quarter of 2010, compared to $33.9 million in the fourth quarter of 2009, Rail segment profit was $150.6 million in 2010, compared to $169.1 million in 2009, a reduction that GATX said was driven by a decline in lease ...
Union Pacific Corp. said Thursday that its fourth-quarter profit increased 41% over the comparable period a year ago, due to an improving U.S. economy and an increase in traffic volume. That helped the company notch its most profitable year in its 149-year history. ...
20 January 2011

Kinkisharyo hails

Charlotte, N.C., home to LYNX light rail, played host Thursday to Kinkisharyo International’s official unveiling of its LFX-300 low-floor hybrid streetcar, now dubbed “ameriTRAM”™ by the company. Kinkisharyo says it “has completed engineering tests and ...
Federal Transit Administrator Peter Rogoff will attend the Jan. 31 dedication of the TECO heritage streetcar line extension in downtown Tampa, Fla., acting as keynote speaker of the line’s Whiting Street Station. The 1/3-mile extension was put into operation last month. ...
Wall Street transportation analyst Anthony B. Hatch will be the keynote speaker for Railway Interchange 2011, set for Sept. 18-21, 2011 in Minneapolis, according to American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association (AREMA) Executive Director/CEO Dr. Charles Emely. Most of ...
On Dec. 16, 2010, after a 10-month process, L.B. Foster Co. completed its acquisition of Portec Rail Products, Inc., thus combining two of the rail industry’s longest-standing suppliers. Both companies are based in Pittsburgh, one of the nation’s original “railroad towns” ...
During Chinese President Hu Jintao's visit to the United States this week, General Electric will sign five agreements with Chinese partners that will bring an estimated $2 billion in revenue to the company. ...
AECOM Transportation has named Vice President, Strategic Programs John Barna as Director of its National High Speed Rail Practice. He replaces Al Engel, who left AECOM to head Amtrak’s high speed initiatives. ...
The Federal Transit Administration Tuesday issued a Record of Decision approving the City and County of Honolulu to proceed with construction of a $5.5 billion, 20-mile elevated metro rail line. ...
More than 300 supporters, elected officials, and business leaders reportedly gathered at the Rochester (Minn.) Art Center with the Southeast Minnesota Rail Alliance (Alliance) Tuesday evening, unveiling “Zip Rail, ” a branding effort for high speed rail development linking Rochester, Min ...
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