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With U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Tier 4 emissions regulations taking effect Jan. 1, 2015, Cummins Inc. says it’s well-prepared, with more than 100 engine installations on order for passenger locomotives, diesel multiple unit ...
CN’s sustainability practices have earned it a place on the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI) for the third consecutive year that the railroad has been listed on the DJSI World Index, and for the sixth consecutive year that it has been listed on the DJSI North America Index.
“As global freight demand increases and American highways remain overcrowded and underfunded, CSX is building on a proven track record of success for shareholders by capitalizing on growth opportunities across nearly all of our markets,” Chief Financial Officer Fredrik Eliasson told investo ...
As part of an ongoing focus on community emergency preparedness and training, CSX is introducing “CSX Operation Respond,” a new mobile information system that it says “will enhance first responders’ ability to access train and cargo information in real time via their mobile devices.” ...

Workers at Bombardier Transportation's Thunder Bay, Ontario facility are expected to vote Friday morning, Sept. 12, 2014, on an agreement that would end an eight-week strike, crippling the company's delivery of light rail transit and subway vehicles.

Total U.S. and Canadian freight rail traffic, along with Mexico intermodal volume, continued to gain ground during the week ending Sept. 6, 2014, the Association of American Railroads reported Thursday, Sept. 11. Only Mexican freight carload traffic declined.

11 September 2014

Lavell named NJT Rail GM

New Jersey Transit has appointed Robert M. Lavell as Vice President and General Manager of Rail Operations.
The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) has awarded $92 million worth of contracts to unnamed suppliers for the materials needed to overhaul the agency’s second-oldest railcars, the 3200-series, as part of a major modernization of its rail and bus fleets launched in 2012. CTA will overhaul the ca ...

Siemens on Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014 said it has been selected "to build the locomotives and passenger coaches for the All Aboard Florida passenger rail project that will connect South and Central Florida."

The Greater Toronto Area must merge its public transit properties into a cohesive, unified whole, the CEO of the Toronto Region Board of Trade has declared.

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