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Tucson, Ariz., has succeeded in landing a $63 million grant from the Federal Transit Administrartion for its planned $196 million, 3.9-mile streetcar project, making it much less likely the new Congress could take away funding for the project in January. The city, fearful of a federal re ...
29 December 2010

Caltrain readies

With the beginning of the New Year, Caltrain will introduce weekend Baby Bullet service, a pilot project aimed at increasing revenue and ridership for the rail system. ...

Friction modifiers are proving their worth on track daily by improving fuel efficiency, reducing noise and increasing wheel and rail service life.

Subway or surface rail? Core city growth or regional approach? Political posturing aside, Canada’s largest city is counting on passenger rail for its future health and growth.

The United Transportation Union says it has reached two tentative four-year agreements with Jacksonville, Fla.-based Florida East Coast Railway (FEC). ...
Fort Worth & Western Railroad announced Monday that Thomas Schlosser will become president and chief executive officer, succeeding current president and CEO Steven George, who will retire in the first quarter of 2011. Schlosser, former chief executive officer of Global Rail Systems, ...
The American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA) Monday announced the rescheduling of the 2011 Railroad Day on Capitol Hill, an annual industry effort involving railroads, the supplier community, and others. ...
The Surface Transportation Board announced Monday that it had completed its work “in the multiplicity of effort to to save freight train service in northern Maine.” The agency’s final action in the case took the form of approving the request of the Montreal, Maine & ...
Stan L. Hasselbusch, president and chief executive officer of L.B. Foster Co., announced Wednesday that wholly owed subsidiary Foster Thomas Company completed its cash tender offer for all outstanding shares of common stock of Portec Rail Products, Inc., and “we are now in process of combining ...
In the first fine imposed by the Surface Transportation Board since itsinception in 1996, Canadian National has been ordered to pay $250,000 for”knowingly violating board orders” regarding the reporting ofstreet-crossing blockages in the Chicago area. At the same time the boardextended i ...
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