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U.S. freight carload traffic for the week ending May 21, 2011 rose 2.3% compared with the same week in 2010, the Association of American Railroads reported Thursday. U.S. intermodal volume for the week advanced 8.7% measured against the comparable week in 2010. ...
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Norfolk Southern, aided by its giant pink ambulating public safety ambassador “Brainy,” will participate in the fifth annual Zombie Walk Friday in Memphis. This year’s parade is being held in support of the Mid-South Food Bank. ...
Hotstart, Inc. on Tuesday said Terry Judge has been named the company’s chief executive officer; Judge assumed the CEO position on March 18. He previously served as director of Sales and Marketing. Judge joined the company in2001. Judge succeeds Rick Robinson, who retired in March ...
The United Transportation Union has reported the death of two crew members, believed to be an engineer and conductor, in the rear-end collision of two CSX Transportation trains near Mineral Springs, N. C., in the pre-dawn hours of Tuesday. A report by the Associated Press said two other ...
Dallas Area Rapid Transit has placed a $250,000 order with Axion International for Axion's proprietary Recycled Structural Composite crossties for use on the Trinity Railway Express line that connects Dallas and Fort Worth, Tex. ...
L.B. Foster Co. announced Monday that its president and chief executive officer, Stan L. Hasselbusch (pictured below), plans to retire Dec. 31. Hasselbusch joined the company in 1972 and achieved his present position in 2002. ...
Union Pacific Railroad representatives, customers, and community leaders from western Wyoming Thursday officially opened a new $24 million rail yard about 20 miles west of Green River, Wyo. Rail yard construction began in August 2008 and was completed in December 2010. ...
Invensys Rail on Thursday said it will expand its North America headquarters staff in Louisville, Ky., adding 75 engineering jobs. ...
Amtrak said Thursday it is developing an in-depth business plan that will maximize the opportunity for private investment to finance the construction of infrastructure and the acquisition of equipment required to provide 220 mph next-generation high speed rail service in the Northeast Corridor. ...
Siemens Industry, Inc. announced Thursday that it will supply Atlanta with four new streetcars under a $17.2 million contract from the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority on behalf of the City of Atlanta and the Atlanta Downtown Improvement District. The first car is to be delivered in ...
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