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Budget cuts approved by the House of Representatives for Fiscal Year 2011 include $50 million originally targeted for the Railroad Safety Technology Program, which was to use such funds as part of the effort to establish Positive Train Control (PTC) over much of the U.S. Class I freight railroad ...
U.S. intermodal volume advanced 12.4% for the week ending April 9, 2011, measured against the comparable week in 2010, the Association of American Railroads said Thursday. U.S. carload freight traffic also rose in the comparable period, up 1.8%. ...
CSX Transportation Thursday announced the 59 winners of its annual Chemical Safety Excellence Award (CSEA), which recognizes customers’ commitment to the safe transportation of hazardous materials by rail through safe loading and maintenance of rail cars. Recipients of this year’s award ...
J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. on Wednesday announced record first-quarter 2011 net earnings of $50.1 million vs. first-quarter 2010 net earnings of $37.5 million. Total operating revenue was $1 billion, up from $845 million for the first quarter of 2010. ...
Railway Systems Suppliers, Inc. (RSSI) on Wednesday announced the appointment of Michael Drudy as executive director of the Board of Directors for RSSI. Drudy succeeds Donald (Bucky) Remaley, who retired in February after 32 years of service to RSSI as both a board member and executive director. ...
Gaz Métro and CN, both based in Montreal, are teaming up with Vancouver, British Columbia based Westport Innovations Inc. to develop a new liquefied natural gas (LNG) technology for locomotives. ...
In a letter addressed to members of the National Railroad Construction & Maintenance Association (NRC), NRC President Chuck Baker wrote: “NRC Members and friends, With deep sadness, I write to let you know that two members of the NRC family, Mark Meyer and his wife Holly, passe ...
Genesee & Wyoming, Inc. said Wednesday its March freight traffic rose 16.6% compared with March 2010, while its first-quarter 2011 traffic advanced 18.5% above the comparable 2010 quarter. ...
TRANSCAER® (Transportation Community Awareness and Emergency Response) said Wednesday it is recognizing seven rail transport and chemical companies with its 2010 TRANSCAER National Achievement Award, given to those companies that are helping communities prepare for, and respond to, possible haza ...
The American Public Transportation Association Wednesday said registration is now open for APTA’s 2011 EXPO, October 3-5, 2011 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans. Registration is free. ...
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