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Fairport, N.Y.-based RailComm said Friday that short line Fort Worth & Western Railroad has extended its contract with RailComm for its computerized Track Warrant Control System. ...
Denton County Transportation Authority (DCTA) ticket vending machines will be the same as those of Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) and Trinity Railway Express (TRE) regional rail service, DCTA said Thursday. DCTA’s Board of Directors approved the purchase of 11 GFI Genfare Vendstar III Ticke ...
LaGrange, Ill.-based Electro-Motive Diesel (EMD) said Friday it has signed an agreement to supply five new SD70ACe locomotives to Quebec North Shore and Labrador (QNS&L), a subsidiary of Iron Ore of Canada. As well, EMD announced Ferrocarril Mexicano, S.A. de C.V. (Ferromex) has signed a pur ...
Bayonne, N.J., demonstrably the most pro-light rail transit community in New Jersey, will be rewarded for such support on Monday when New Jersey Transit dedicates its latest extension of Hudson-Bergen Light Rail Transit, adding roughly one mile to the system’s southern terminus. Th ...
27 January 2011

AAR:

U.S. freight carload traffic rose 1.5% in the week ending January 22, compared with the third week of 2010, the Association of American Railroads said Thursday, categorizing the advance as “modest.” U.S. intermodal traffic growth was slightly more robuts, up 6.2% for the week compared wi ...
Opening statements Thursday from House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman John L. Mica (R-Fla.) and Railroads, Pipelines and Hazardous Materials Subcommittee Chairman Bill Shuster (R-Pa.) on high speed rail for the Northeast Corridor found both in support of HSR, though clearl ...
27 January 2011

FEC names new COO

Florida East Coast Railway (FEC) has named Joel Haka Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, effective Feb. 21, 2011. ...
L.B. Foster Co. has been awarded a contract by short line Cedar Rapids and Iowa City Railway Co. (CRANDIC) to provide approximately 1,000 tons of 115# standard rail for the upgrade of aging track, and for the construction of a new 10,000-foot siding for a unit train interchange. ...
TransLink, the Greater Vancouver transit authority, said Thursday it has awarded Cubic Transportation Systems, Inc., a business unit of Cubic Corp., a $220 million contract to deliver and operate a new smart card fare payment and revenue management system for the region’s rail, bus, ferry, and ...
Kansas City Southern Thursday reported fourth-quarter net earnings of $52 million, or $0.50 per diluted share, compared to $32 million, or $0.34 per diluted share, in fourth quarter 2009. Excluding debt retirement costs related to refinancing activity in the fourth quarter 2010, adjusted diluted ...
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