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Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-N.J.) and Rep. Jim McGovern (D-Mass.) have introduced House and Senate versions of the Safe Highways and Infrastructure Preservation Act, which would freeze national truck size and weight limits on the interstate highway system. Rep. Frank Wolf (R-V.A.) is the lead co-spo ...

Canadian National customers continue to reap benefits from the railroad's system-wide productivity push. Scheduled potash rains provide the latest evidence.

The City of Calgary has selected Telvent to provide a contactless smart card based fare collection system for Calgary Transit's light rail and bus system, which serves more than 94 million passengers a year. According to Telvent's chairman and CEO, Ignacio Gonzalez, the company "ha ...

Fatalities caused by grade crossing collisions and trespassing are making U.S. railroads look far less safe than they are.

The “explosion of orders in this year's first quarter” has led Economic Planning Associates to increase its projection of freight car deliveries this year from 22,000 to a “conservative” 37,000. EPA expects deliveries to rise to 43,000 in 2012, 48,000 in 2113, 53,000 in 2 ...

Amtrak runs North America’s only existing high speed rail corridor between Boston and Washington, D.C. Maintaining the more than 450 miles along the Northeast Corridor presents its share of challenges in the form of time coordination, machine productivity, and long-lasting, quality maintenance.

30 April 2011

NREC 2GS-37C DE

National Railway Equipment Company’s new, six-axle 2GS-37C DE N-ViroMotive utilizes existing SD40-2 main frames, rebuilt trucks with D87B traction motors (70:17 gear ratio), and twin gensets equipped with 1,850-hp Cummins QSK50 ULEL certified diesel engines.

Pricing concessions vs. pricing freedom: A battle is won, but the threat lingers.

TTCI seeks a remedy for uneven flange profiles.

Senior Consulting Editor Luther Miller aptly describes a sometimes-adversarial relationship that is at least partially fueled by the success of our freight railroads, which are without a doubt the best in the world. The testy relationship involves the railroads and a small but vocal group of cust ...
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