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Veteran railroad civil engineer and operating officer Alfred E. Fazio, P.E., has joined the staff of Railway Age as a contributing editor.

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for its Research and Innovation Laboratory (RAIL) located at the Harry Schnabel, Jr., Lab.

True success lies in the ability to predict future trends accurately and embrace them successfully rather than letting them adversely affect your business. The difficulty lies in making accurate predictions and knowing how to react, especially as the speed of change is so swift today that the fut ...

Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) General Manager Joseph M. Casey, who has led the Authority since 2008, will retire effective Sept. 30, 2015, after 34 years of service.

For the week ending August 15, 2015, total U.S. weekly rail traffic was 564, 502 carloads and intermodal units, down 1.7% compared with the same week last year, as carload traffic took a dip and intermodal made slight gains, the Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported on August 19, 2015. ...
Lindsey Collins has joined the NRC (National Railroad Construction & Maintenance Association) as Vice President of Grassroots Advocacy. She comes to NRC from the Washington, D.C.-based multi-modal transportation policy think-tank Eno Center ...
Assemblymember Adam C. Gray, who represents California’s 21st Assembly District (Merced County and portions of Stanislaus County) and serves as the Chair of the Assembly Select Committee on Rail, will be hosting a  public hearing on  ...

The City of Edmonton in Canada is implementing an approach to Edmonton Transit System’s (ETS) Metro Line operations that will open its newest LRT (light rail transit) extension on Sept. 6, 2015.

Union Pacific Railroad (UP) was honored by Nissan with its Cost Leadership Award, while Union Pacific Distribution Services (UPDS) received the automotive manufacturer’s Zero-Emission Leadership Award, the company announced August 12, 2015.

The Coordinated Mechanical Associations (CMA), which includes the Air Brake Association (ABA), International Association of Railroad ...
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