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GE Transportation said Friday that it intends to open a new 900,000 square foot locomotive manufacturing facility in Fort Worth, Tex., “to meet accelerating global demand.” GE said it will invest up to $96 million in the new plant and will create more than 500 new high-tech manufacturing ...
U.S. freight carload traffic slipped 2.6% in the week ending May 7, 2011, measured against the comparable week in 2010, the Association of American Railroads reported Thursday, while U.S. intermodal volume surged 11.2% in the same period. ...
The Greenbrier Cos. Wednesday said it appointed Mark Eitzen vice president and general manager of the company’s Gunderson LLC manufacturing plant in Portland, Ore., effective April 15. ...
Harsco Corp. said Wednesday its Harsco Rail unit has received a significant four-year extension of its contract services program in the U.K. under an award from Network Rail estimated at more than $50 million over its duration. ...
R.J. Corman Railpower has begun delivery of five RP20BD GenSet locomotives to short line Modesto & Empire Traction Company. Funded through California’s Carl Moyer Program dollars distributed by the San Joaquin Valley Air Quality Management District, these five locomotives “will immed ...
Englewood, Colo.-based CH2M HILL, a global full-service consulting, design, construction, and operations firm, announced Wednesday that it has signed a definitive purchase agreement to acquire Booz Allen Hamilton’s State & Local Government Transportation Consulting (S&L Transportation) ...
Amtrak in June will begin a summer-long project to replace rail ties on the Northeast Corridor in Massachusetts, impacting Amtrak service and Massachusetts Bay Transporation Authority (MBTA) consists. Tie replacement will occur between Boston’s Back Bay Station and Forest Hills Station. ...
Harsco Corp. on Tuesday said it has received an order from Saudi Arabia for railway track maintenance and related equipment valued at close to $15 million. ...
Norfolk Southern said Wednesday it is increasing its support of relief efforts in southeastern states hard hit by recent severe storms and (for some) resultant flooding. ...
New Jersey Transit Corp. unveiled the ALP45-DP, its first dual-powered locomotive, noting it also is the first of its kind in North America, at Newark-Penn Station Wednesday, immediately following its Board of Directors meeting. The locomotive was on static display on Track A (as seen below). ...
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