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Sunday, 28 July 2013
28 July 2013

Frank J. Richter, 1916-2013

Franz (Frank) J. Richter, an icon in railway industry journalism and publisher of two industry trade publications, died July 25 in his adopted country of Argentina, where he lived with his wife, Teresita. He was 97.
CSX and Sprint Cup Series driver David Ragan will take to the famed Brickyard to remind fans to “Play It Safe” around railroad tracks. CSX is the primary sponsor of Ragan's No. 34 Ford Fusion for the July 28 Samuel Deeds 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, one ...
Friday, 26 July 2013
26 July 2013

Metro-North: Normal Hudson Line service Monday

Metro-North Railroad says it expects all damaged track near Spuyten Duyvil (the Bronx) on its Hudson Line to be fully repaired by Monday, July 29, 2013, following a CSX train derailment July 18 which caused extensive track damage.

Friday, 26 July 2013
26 July 2013

“Final rail” laid for Tucson streetcar

Construction crews laid down the final link of rail Thursday, July 25, 2013, for the streetcar line in Tucson, Ariz.

Friday, 26 July 2013
26 July 2013

TriMet marks halfway point for LRT work

TriMet on Thursday, July 25, 2013 promoted the hypothetical "halfway point" of construction on its Portland-Milwaukie Light Rail Transit Project, linking the namesake cities in Oregon.

Thursday, 25 July 2013
25 July 2013

Investigators search MM&A Quebec office

Quebec provincial police officials, investigating the fatal train incident in Lac-Mégantic, Que., July 6, arrived with a warrant at the Farnham, Que., offices of the Montreal, Maine & Atlantic Railway Thursday, July 23, 2013.

Thursday, 25 July 2013
25 July 2013

BASF Corp. debuts transit-oriented website

Wyandotte, Mich.-based BASF Corp. announced Wednesday, July 24, 2013 it had launched a new website targeting public transportation use and BASF's product offerings serving the sector.

U.S. freight carload volume fell 3% during the week ending July 20, 2013, measured agains the comparable week in 2012, the Association of American Railroads reported Thursday, July 25. Countering that slump, as usual in recent months, was U.S. intermodal volume, up 2.8% compared with the same wee ...
Thursday, 25 July 2013
25 July 2013

Record 2Q sales, earnings for Wabtec

Wabtec Corp. reported record second-quarter earnings and revenue Thursday, July 25, 2013, spurred by what the company said was strong performance in its Transit Group.

Thursday, 25 July 2013
25 July 2013

American Railcar Industries logs strong 2Q

American Railcar Industries, Inc. (ARI) reported second-quarter earnings of $23.6 million, or $1.11 per share, late Wednesday, July 24, 2013, following the close of trading on the New York Stock Exchange, surpassing Wall Street consensus estimates of 82 cents per share. ARI earned 63 cents per sh ...
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