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CSX Wednesday announced measurable results of its participation in the Environmental Defense Fund’s 2011 Climate Corps program. The Climate Corps places trained graduate students in three-month fellowships with companies, cities, and universities to address climate issues, including reducing c ...
The Surface Transportation Board announced Wednesday that it has instituted a public proceeding to examine the regulatory effects of the price Berkshire Hathaway paid when it acquired BNSF Railway last year. “In May, the Western Coal Traffic League petitioned the Board to adjust it ...
Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood Wednesday formally awarded $13.6 million to Oregon’s Department of Transportation (ODOT) to modernize Portland Union Station, upgrade passenger rail service along Amtrak’s Cascades route, and continue further development of an integrated, state ...
BNSF Railway has added Michael Scores’ Domestic Carrier of the Year Award to its honor roll. “BNSF was honored with this esteemed award because of its support of Michaels’ journey on the path to becoming a world class retailer and growth to more than $4 billion in sales ...
MTA New York City Transit has unveiled a short list of three public transit alternatives for the North Shore rail line right-of-way, roughly paralleling the Kill Van Kull waterway. One of the three options is light rail transit, vocally supported by numerous political officials within New York&r ...
Nomad Digital Ltd. said Wednesday Eurostar has selected the company to supply onboard WiFi connectivity and infotainment for its existing fleet of high speed trains. ...
The Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) of the U.S. Department of Transportation announced Tuesday that U.S. surface transportation with Canada and Mexico was 18.1% higher in July 2011 than in July 2010, totaling $72.4 billion. BTS said the value of U.S. surface transportation trad ...
27 September 2011

KCS debuts new website

Kansas City Southern said Tuesday it has introduced “a new look and improved functionality for its website, www.kcsouthern.com//en-us/Pages/Default.aspx. ...
PATCO announced Tuesday that it has partnered with Cubic Transportation Systems to provide Philadelphia/New Jersey region riders with the first transit-branded, contactless Visa® prepaid card in the world. The Wave & Pay ANYWHERE Visa® Prepaid Card began a 12-month pilot program on Sept ...
Patriot Rail, a Florida-based company whose holdings include the Louisiana & North West Railroad (L&NW), is investing $3.3 million in new tracks, equipment, and a 340-acre transload facility as part of a revitalization program for L&NW. The faculty will open officially on Oct. 5. ...
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