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Thursday, 04 April 2013
04 April 2013

Railinc issues 2012 Railcar Report

The size of the North American revenue-earning freight railcar fleet increased by 1% in 2012, but has not recovered to pre-recession population levels, according to Railinc’s annual North American Freight Railcar Review.
Thursday, 04 April 2013
04 April 2013

Greenbrier Cos. 2Q earnings fall, but beat Street

Lake Oswego, Ore.-based The Greenbrier Cos. Thursday reported net earnings of $13.8 million, or 45 cents per diluted share, in its second fiscal quarter ending Feb. 28, 2013. That was down 22% from earnings of $17.7 million in the comparable fiscal year 2012 quarter, but still topped Wall Street' ...
Thursday, 04 April 2013
04 April 2013

MTA reopens (old) South Ferry Station

MTA New York City Transit's old South Ferry Station reopened for business at 5:00 a.m. Thursday, re-establishing a subway-ferry transfer point severed since Hurricane Sandy flooded large portions of lower Manhattan late last October.

Wednesday, 03 April 2013
03 April 2013

New Mexico offers BNSF fuel break

A new law in New Mexico will provide a tax break to lower the cost of locomotive fuel for the BNSF Railway Co., the Associated Press reported Wednesday.

Wednesday, 03 April 2013
03 April 2013

Schnautz to lead NS research and technology group

Norfolk Southern has appointed Tom W. Schnautz assistant vice president research and advanced technology. Schnautz has assumed some of the responsibilities of Gerhard Thelen, including Positive Train Control (PTC) and research.

Wednesday, 03 April 2013
03 April 2013

RSI promotes Brewin, Leach

The Railway Supply Institute has promoted Nicole Brewin to Vice President Government Affairs, and promoted Robyn Leach to Vice President Administration.

Wednesday, 03 April 2013
03 April 2013

North Kansas City eyes nearby streetcar line

North Kansas City, Mo., is weighing the idea of reaching a pact with its larger neighbor for a feasibility study to extend the planned Kansas City starter line.

Wednesday, 03 April 2013
03 April 2013

Study: Extend Ottawa O-Train, boost LRT use

An interagency report released Tuesday recommends Ottawa's existing O-Train diesel light rail transit (DLRT) service be extended across the Ottawa River "to better integrate transit between the downtown cores of Ottawa and Gatineau."

Tuesday, 02 April 2013
02 April 2013

Boston South Station expansion focus faulted

Criticism of a proposed $850 million expansion plan for Boston's South Station is coming not just from fiscal conservatives and anti-rail partisans, but now also from those arguing current plans ignore a long-sought link with the city's North Station.

Tuesday, 02 April 2013
02 April 2013

Operation Lifesaver releases 2012 annual report

Operation Lifesaver, Inc. on Tuesday released its 2012 Annual Report, which reviews the organization's accomplishments, according to President and CEO Joyce Rose.

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