The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. announced Tuesday, March 17, 2015 it has received new orders in its second quarter ended Feb. 28, 2015 for 10,100 railcar units valued at $1.09 billion.
A U.S.-Canada agreement on cross-border travel and security signed Monday, March 16, 2015 bolsters efforts to restore Amtrak's Montrealer, discontinued in 1995, particularly if Customs pre-clearance facilities are established to eliminate long dwell times at the U.S.-Canada border.
Amtrak's Hoosier State, linking Indianapolis and Chicago, will run at least through April 30, 2015, one month later than a previously announced termination date.
Fairport, N.Y.-based RailComm says it has "completed cutover of a completely new switch interlocking at a North American Class I yard located in Indiana.
Mindful of a potential conflict of interest, the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART) has canceled a $63 million contract previously awarded to URS Corp. in a consultant role.