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Bombardier Transportation on Friday announced that it will supply an additional 51 Talent 2 trains, valued at approximately $271 million, to Germany’s Deutsche Bahn (DB) for suburban service in the Leipzig area. ...
In a decision announced Friday, the Surface Transportation Board said it will delay for 60 days a hearing—originally scheduled for Dec. 9—to review exemptions from regulation won by the railroads beginning in 1979. ...
Wisconsin Sierra Club plans a series of demonstrations Saturday in support of higher-speed rail (HrSR) plans for the Badger State, now likely to be rejected by Gov.-elect Scott Walker, who has vowed to reject federal funding support for any passenger rail improvement. Organized rallies ...
Railinc Corp. has announced the availability of the new Damaged and Defective Car Tracking (DDCT) test system along with two new web-based DDCT training demos. The DDCT system is a centralized, web-based application that replaces paper defect cards and eliminates the need for defect card ...
U.S. freight carload traffic advanced 5.8% for the week ending November 13, measured against the comparable week one year ago, the Association of American Railroads reported Thursday. U.S. intermodal traffic also gained, up 11.9%, compared with the same week a year ago. ...
Class I railroads employed 154,285 workers in mid-October, 5,265 more than in October 2009 but only 191 more than in September 2010, according to new figures released by the Surface Transportation Board Wednesday. That pattern—flat with September though up from 2009—was repea ...
U.S. Class I railroads earned net income totaling $8.78 billion in the 12 months ended Sept. 30, an increase of 32.6% over the prior-year period. ...
Levelland is a small Texas town (pop. 12,866) with big ideas. One of them came to fruition this week with completion of an $8.6 million industrial rail park. A three-way public/private partnership made it possible. “We broke ground less than one year ago,” Dave Quinn, executi ...
Rising from years of low-level, behind-the-scenes discussion, a proposal to extend MTA New York City Transit’s No. 7 subway line under the Hudson River into Secaucus, N.J., gained public attention late Tuesday, with supporters, critics, and observers immediately piling on. The p ...
Sponsors of Railway Interchange 2011, the first-ever combined trade show and technical conference for REMSA, RSI, and RSSI members, report exhibition space is being obtained at a brisk pace and remaining space is “quickly disappearing.” Exhibit space in the Minneapolis convention cen ...
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