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Tuesday, 30 July 2013
30 July 2013

View ASLRRA's centennial video

The American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association is celebrating 100 years this year, and the organization produced a video for its Centennial Celebration that was unveiled at the Annual Convention in Atlanta this past April.
FreightCar America, Inc. has commenced production at its new Shoals facility in Cherokee, Ala. The company sub-leased approximately 25% of the manufacturing facility from Navistar, Inc. earlier this year.
Tuesday, 30 July 2013
30 July 2013

Wi-Tronix sets second annual user conference

Bolingbrook, Ill.-based Wi-Tronix, LLC announced Tuesday, July 30, 2013 its Second Annual User Conference will commence on Monday, Sept. 9, 2013, at Pheasant Run Resort, St. Charles, Ill.

Tuesday, 30 July 2013
30 July 2013

Maine weighs options for MM&A traffic

As speculation rises over the future of the Montreal, Maine & Atlantic Railway (MM&A) following the July 6, 2013 derailment in Lac-Megantic, Quebec, officials in Maine are pondering options for continue shipment of crude by rail through other means.

Monday, 29 July 2013
29 July 2013

Changing of the guard at Interfleet Technology

Interfleet Technology Inc. North America President Larry Kelterborn will be stepping down from his current position effective Aug. 1 2013, assuming a consultant role. Parent company SNC-Lavalin Transportation Senior Vice President Bill Fullerton is his replacement.

Monday, 29 July 2013
29 July 2013

Freight car market headed for new growth in 2014

Economic Planning Associates, in its quarterly freight car building forecast released Monday, July 29, expects this year’s numbers, which are lagging about 11% behind 2012’s, to improve significantly in 2014. “Based on first-half assemblies and mid-year backlogs, we look for deliveries of ...
Monday, 29 July 2013
29 July 2013

Railroad Software offers cloud-based package

Railyard Management Software, LLC on Monday, July 29, 2013 announced its new cloud-based Railyard Operations & Inspection Management Software Solution, developed to meet the railcar tracking, record keeping, and inspection management needs of railyard operators and quality control professiona ...
Monday, 29 July 2013
29 July 2013

Oklahoma, FRA study Tulsa-Oklahoma City rail

The Oklahoma Department of Transportation, along with the Federal Railroad Administration, has launched the Tulsa-Oklahoma City Passenger Rail Corridor Investment Plan to evaluate passenger rail service linking the two cities.

Monday, 29 July 2013
29 July 2013

Bombardier sponsors Millennial Trains Project

Bombardier Transportation announced Monday, July 29, 2013, its sponsorship of The Millennial Trains Project (MTP).

Sunday, 28 July 2013
28 July 2013

UP: A return to steam for Big Boy 4014

One of the largest and perhaps most famous steam locomotives ever built—Union Pacific’s articulated 4-8-8-4 “Big Boy” No. 4014—will be restored to operating condition by UP’s Cheyenne, Wyo.-based Heritage Fleet Operations within the next five years. 4014 will join UP’s two other f ...
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