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Rosemont, Ill.-based CF Rail Services, has announced the launch of its updated website, which it says incorporates all of the company’s locations and branded shops under one web address.

In a dramatic move, the Toronto City Council on Wednesday voted 26-17 in favor of maintaining (or reinstating) an earlier plan for extensive surface rail transit expansion in Canada’s largest city, going against the design of Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, who favors more subway construction and has d ...
Not taking initial success for granted, the Railway Supply Institute on Wednesday sent a message to its “contact officers” urging them to spread the concern about potential increases in truck sizes and weight "to your employees at your facilities throughout the United States," which RSI belie ...

The Federal Railroad Administration has issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that it says will "require railroads to train and qualify employees in safety-related positions on federal railroad safety laws, regulations, and orders."

Austin, Tex., may soon get weekend passenger rail service on its Red Line, if details with Capital Metro can be ironed out.

Amtrak and the Michigan Department of Transportation have received federal approval to increase maximum speeds of Amtrak trains in western Michigan and northern Indiana to 110 mph, following successful installation and testing of a Positive Train Control system on Amtrak-owned trackage between Ka ...

Skanska USA’s civil construction business unit announced Wednesday it has signed a $261.9 million contract with New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority for the Second Avenue Subway project in New York City.

Greenwich, Conn.-based Genesee & Wyoming Inc. on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter net income $33.3 million, compared with net income of $19.9 million in the fourth quarter of 2010. GWI's diluted earnings per share (EPS) in the fourth quarter of 2011 were 77 cents with 42.9 million weighted a ...
Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, along with representatives from the Federal Railroad Administration, will join representatives from original equipment manufacturers Alstom, Bombardier, Electro-Motive Diesel, GE, NipponSharyo, Siemens, Talgo, and Wabtec at a one-day seminar in Sacramento Wedn ...

The American Public Transportation Association said Tuesday it will hold a media conference call Wednesday to brief callers on the “negative impact” the House Ways and Means Committees’ surface transportation proposal holds for public transit.

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