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As RTR Technologies’ new Vice President of Sales, Kevin Clyne is the go-to expert for mass transit and freight rail industries, as they get more aggressive in seeking technology to prevent cold-weather train service shutdowns. In fac ...

Norfolk Southern assisted 93 industries in locating or expanding their businesses along its rail lines in 2015, the railroad reported on Feb. 4, 2016.

The crude by rail (CBR) boom that less than two years ago preoccupied the industry and generated intense regulatory scrutiny is, for all intents and purposes, over, according to a new analysis by RBN Energy.

Tradepoint Atlantic, a 3,100-acre multimodal industrial site in Baltimore, Md., that features a unique combination of access to deepwater berths, railroads and highways, announced on Feb. 4, 2016 that Paul Thomas has been named Term ...
Wi-Tronix, LLC announced on Feb. 4, 2016 the formation of a new Customer Strategy department with Customer Care Manager roles. The team is being deployed in response to continued growth of Wi-Tronix’s customer base and to further engage an ...
03 February 2016

The race to finish PTC

2018 or 2020, whatever the case may be, isn’t very far off. According to a Positive Train Control implementation chart published on the Federal Railroad Administration website, 30 out 37 U.S. freight and passenger railroads required to have PTC—roughly 80%—will have the technology in place ...
In reporting rail traffic for January 2016, Association of American Railroads (AAR) Senior Vice President John T. Gray said, “"Intermodal was solid in January, but carload volumes weren't what railroads were hoping for. By all accounts, rail service right now is excellent, but volume just isn't ...
The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. has promoted two senior-level executives to new positions. CFO Mark J. Rittenbaum, has been promoted to the newly created position of Executive Vice President, Commercial, Leasing and Finance. Lorie L. Tekorius, Sen ...
Continuing its hostile pursuit of Norfolk Southern, and faced with some stiff political and rail industry opposition in the U.S., Canadian Pacific on Feb. 3, 2016 released a white paper, CP-NS: A Comprehensive Approach to Regulatory Approval “detailing the comprehensive, merit-based pr ...

Chairman Daniel R. Elliott on Feb. 2, 2016 announced that the Surface Transportation Board (STB) will be posting monthly status reports of its implementation of S.808, the STB Reauthorization Act of 2015, P.L. 114-110 (2015).

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