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Wilmerding, Pa.-based Wabtec Corp. said Monday, Sept. 8, 2014 it and its subsidiaries will exhibit in Stand No. 103. Hall 1.2, at InnoTrans 2014 in Berlin, Germany, being held Sept. 23-26.

VIA Rail Canada’s second-quarter 2014 financial report shows revenue growth of 3.9% over the comparable quarter in 2013, and improved on-time performance of 8.7 percentage points, from 70.6% in 2014’s first quarter to 79.3% in the second quarter.

The Sept. 4, 2014 opening of the 
$51 million Mufford Crescent overpass in Langley, B.C., marks the completion of all nine Roberts Bank Rail
 Corridor (RBRC) infrastructure improvement projects in the Lower Mainland of ...
Caltrain will purchase 16 surplus railcars from Metrolink to extend trainset lengths and provide more capacity for standing-room only peak-hour trains.

Balfour Beatty has announced it has sold its engineering and design consultancy subsidiary Parsons Brinckerhoff (PB) to WSP Global, Canada, for £820 million, or roughly US$1.35 billion (roughly C$1.5 billion).

Loram Maintenance of Way, Inc. on Sept. 4, 2014 announced it has acquired a majority stake in Railway Vehicle Engineering Ltd. (RVEL), based in Derby, United Kingdom.

Guerdon Sterling Sines, who retired in 1990 as the Union Pacific’s Vice President-Information & Communication Systems, died Aug. 27, 2014, from complications of Alzheimer’s Disease. He was 85.
The vital other shoe in crude by rail reform will drop not in Ottawa or Washington, but in Bismark, N.Dak., where, in the void created by federal inaction, officials are preparing to use state jurisdiction over natural resources to order the degasification of petroleum at the wellhead.

U.S. freight rail traffic for the week ending Aug. 30, 2014 registered increases in line with the entire month of August, the Association of American Railroads said Thursday, Sept. 4.

CG Railway, Inc.’s Rail Ferry Service between the United States and Mexico reached a milestone on August 29, 2014 with its 1,000th voyage.
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