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New Jersey Transit has awarded a contract to ARINC Inc. to provide a new central control system for Newark Light Rail operations. ...

New Jersey’s two U.S. Senators joined Amtrak President Joseph Boardman Monday in Newark, N.J. to advance a plan, this time led by Amtrak and dubbed the “Gateway Tunnel,” to increase capacity on the Northeast Corridor under the Hudson River.

Ports of Indiana, operator of the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor on Lake Michigan, has selected Norfolk Southern as the port’s exclusive provider of onsite rail-switching service. ...
07 February 2011

Analyst: Class I

Following strong fourth-quarter and full-year 2010 financial reports, Class I railroads “remain compelling investments,” say Morgan Stanley & Co. Inc. transportation analysts William Greene, John Godyn, Adam Longson, and Elizabeth Thys. This is due to several factors: &b ...
Nordco Inc. has merged its Nordco Rail Services and Dapco Industries subsidiaries into a single business unit called Nordco Rail Services & Inspection Technologies. The restructured company “ offers the North American railroad industry a full spectrum of ultrasonic rail-flaw detection ...
U. S. railroads reported 705 fatalities in 2010, up 9.5% from the 645 reported in 2009, according to a preliminary count released by the Federal Railroad Administration’s Office of Safety Analysis. ...
New York City has awarded a $250,000 contract to Parsons Brinckerhoff to quickly study the potential of extendin the city subway’s No. 7 line from Manhattan’s West Side under the Hudson River to Secaucus, N.J. ...
The United States will host the 2011 Brunel Awards International Railway Design Competition. This prestigious competition recognizes and promotes the best in railway architecture, engineering, landscape and environmental design, product design, locomotive and car design, graphic arts, and corpor ...
As the U.S. economy emerges from a deep recession, the railroads’ fortunes are improving, and along with them, that of freight car builders, according to the latest Railcar Overview from Economic Planning Associates. ...
Norfolk Southern assisted in new on-line plants and expansions in 2010 thatit anticipates will create 2,000 jobs in the railroad's territory andeventually generate more than 132,000 carloads of new rail traffic annually. ...
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