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STV Group, Inc. said late Thursday its Board of Directors has appointed Dominick M. Servedio, P.E., executive chairman, and Milo E. Riverso, Ph.D., P.E., as president and chief executive officer, effective immediately. ...
U.S. freight carload traffic fell 0.4% in the week ending Sept. 3, 2011, measured against the comparable week in 2010, the Association of American Railroads reported Thursday. U.S. intermodal freight traffic also fell, down 1.3%, compared with a year ago. ...
Wabtec Corp.’s MotivePower subsidiary has signed contracts valued at about $30 million to build locomotives for commuter rail projects in Central Florida and Seattle. The locomotives are scheduled for delivery in 2012-13. ...
Norfolk Southern announced Thursday that it has filed objections with the Chief Administrative Law Judge of the U.S. Department of Labor to the Aug. 8, 2011, findings of a Regional Administrator of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). ...
Bombardier Transportation Thursday hosted a “global launch” of its FLEXITY 2 tram in Blackpool, England. Blackpool and Lancashire County Council purchased the equipment to “revitalize Britain's most traditional tram system and will operate 16 new, ultra-modern FLEXITY 2 vehicles o ...
Cautioning that one week of ridership does not forecast any specific outcome, Hampton Roads Transit officials nonetheless expressed satisfaction over ridership numbers notched by The Tide as light rail transit notched its first week of revenue service in Norfolk, Va. ...
The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Thursday plans to mark up a funding bill that includes $227 million for Amtrak operations in fiscal year 2012, down from $563 million in the previous two fiscal years, according to the National Association of R ...
Norfolk Southern Corp. has made significant strides in its corporate sustainability program, including achieving nearly 40% of its five-year greenhouse gas emissions reduction goal during the first year, the company announced Wednesday in releasing its fourth annual sustainability report. ...
Despite disturbing new signs of an economy that may be sliding back toward deep recession, the railroads continue to focus on emerging growth opportunities while staying the course on well-established traffic. At the fourth annual Dahlman Rose & Co. Global Transportation Conference, Class I r ...
Badly damaged in the collapse of the Twin Towers on Sept. 11, 2001, the Cortlandt Street R subway station reopened its southbound platform Tuesday, in time—as pledged—for the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attack. MTA Chairman Jay H. Walder and elected officials were present for ...
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