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On August 5, Rep. David B. McKinley (R-WV-1) joined representatives from Warwood Tool Company and the Appalachian & Ohio Railroad (A&O) to tour Warwood's steel tool manufacturing facility and discuss public policy priorities for th ...
All Aboard Florida, the inter-city passenger subsidiary of Florida East Coast Railway (FEC), moved a step closer to completing financing for its Miami - Orlando service on August 5, 2015, when the Florida Development Finance Commission voted unanimously to allow the company to issue $1.75 billion ...
The U.S. Senate on August 5, 2015 officially confirmed the appointment of Marie Therese Dominguez as Administrator of the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA). Dominguez, who began serving as Administrator on June 22, was first nominated by President Barack Obama for the ...

The National Business Group on Health (NBGH) has named Union Pacific (UP) among the Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles for 2015, marking the 11th year UP has received the award, the railroad announced on August 5, 2015.

BNSF Railway has honored Pasco, Wash. with the inaugural BNSF Railway Heritage Award, which recognizes towns that embrace their past, present and future ties to freight rail.

An initial public consultation will begin on August 11, 2015 on proposals to expand the light rail network in Charlotte, N.C.

The Surface Transportation Board’s (STB) Office of Environmental Analysis (OEA) has issued a notice extending the deadline—for a second time—for filing comments on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Tong ...
Maxwell Technologies, Inc., a U.S. developer and manufacturer of ultracapacitor-based energy storage solutions has signed a long-term strategic partnership agreement with China Railway Rolling Stock Corporation (CRRC-SRI, formerly CNR-SRI), a ...

In reporting weekly U.S. rail traffic, as well as volumes for July 2015 and the first seven months of 2015, the Association of American Railroads (AAR) revealed on August 5, 2015 that U.S. carload traffic in July dropped 6.5%, while intermodal saw a gain of 3.5% from July 2014.

Chicago Freight Car Leasing Co. (CFCL), a premier lessor of railcars to industrial, agricultural, and food product shippers and railroads, has promoted two of its employees, the company announced July 31, 2015.

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