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Canadian Pacific President and CEO Fred Green announced Thursday that Mike Franczak, senior vice president, operations, will succeed Ed Harris as executive vice president, operations, when Harris retires April 1. Harris will act as an advisor to Franczak through 2011. ...
Las Vegas Railway Express, Inc. (“X” Train), which has been planning for development of passenger train service between Los Angeles and Las Vegas since early 2009, announced that Gregory P. West is coming aboard as chief financial officer. Formerly CFO of California’s Metrolink, ...
Despite (or because of) a deadline set by Florida Gov. Rick Scott, numerous pro-rail advocates have continued to press for Scott to reverse his decision to scuttle a proposed high speed rail project linking Tampa and Orlando. In a six-page letter to the governor sent Thursday, the mayors ...
The IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) Standards Association (IEEE-SA) has presented Working Group 2 (WG2) of the IEEE Rail Transit Standards Committee with the 2010 “Emerging Technology Award.” WG2 is chaired by Dr. Alan F. Rumsey (pictured), Vice President of ...
L.B. Foster Co.’s Rail Products Group, Pittsburgh, is supplying 1,553 tons of new continuous welded rail (CWR) to Iowa Interstate Railroad, for new track installation and spur improvements. A specially-equipped L.B. Foster work train will deliver approximately 80,000 linear feet of 115-pound A ...
American Railcar Industries, Inc. has listed a “sizable order” of 3,500 freight cars from lessor CIT Rail Resources in its March 1, 2011 Securities & Exchange Commission Form 10-K, KeyBanc Capital Markets, Inc. Director-Industrial Manufacturers Steve Barger reports in an analysis ...

GE Transportation has awarded SKF Railway Business Unit North America its “2010 Supplier of the Year” Award. SKF was selected from a field of more than 1,000 suppliers following a rigorous internal evaluation process at GE Transportation.

02 March 2011

SKF gets GE

GE Transportation has awarded SKF Railway Business Unit North America its “2010 Supplier of the Year” Award. SKF was selected from a field of more than 1,000 suppliers following a rigorous internal evaluation process at GE Transportation. All suppliers were ranked in a wide range of ...
Alleged corruption in China’s $300 billion high speed rail initiative has led to the dismissal of Zhang Shuguang, deputy chief engineer of the Ministry of Railways (pictured), who has played a high-profile role in a program that will soon produce trains with a cruising speed of 300 mph. ...
RailAmerica, Inc. has appointed Harold D. Tynes president of its Atlas Railroad Construction Co. subsidiary and named Jeffrey D. Sciullo assistant vice president-transit for Atlas. ...
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