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Bolingbrook, Ill.-based Wi-Tronix®, LLC said Tuesday that Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority (MBTA) has deployed Wi-Tronix monitoring systems on two of its ferry boats, the Flying Cloud and Lightning. ...
Metropolitan San Diego has released a 40-year regional transportation development plan which emphasizes light rail expansion, continuing the area’s growing commitment to LRT since it became the first U.S. city to implement a new system in 1981.A draft-version of a 663-page document h ...
The governors of Oregon and Washington Monday prepared to announce general agreement on a new bridge spanning the Columbia River over Interstate 5 that will include room for light rail transit, as well as bicycle and pedestrian capacity, as well as increased highway capacity. If built, ...
Kansas City Southern Thursday reported first-quarter net income of $63 million, or 58 cents per diluted share, compared with $33 million, or 34 cents per diluted share, in the first quarter of 2010. Revenue of $489 million was up 12% compared with the corresponding 2010 period, based in part on carl ...
GATX Corp. reported Thursday that its Rail segment earned a net profit of $51.6 million in the first quarter of 2011, compared with $49.3 million in the 2010 first quarter. ...
U.S. freight carload traffic slipped 0.3% for the week ending April 16, measured against the comparable week of a year ago, the Association of American Railroads reported Thursday. But U.S. intermodal volume for the week rose 9.8% compared with the same week last year. ...
Portland, Ore.’s City Council, in a 4-1 vote Wednesday, approved plans to expand the city’s growing streetcar line from the city’s South Waterfront to suburban enclave Lake Oswego, south of Portland. ...
Erie, Pa.-based GE Transportation has publicized results of a study it commissioned to evaluate its value to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania – and finds its activities are valuable to the state. GE Transportation commissioned Pittsburgh-based research firm Tripp Umbach last year t ...
Continuing a slow, steady rise, employment on U.S. Class I railroads reached 155,842, in mid-March, up 0.87% from February and a 4.42% improvement over March 2010. Train crew employment (transportation, train and engine) increased to 62,627, up 0.78% from February and up 7.47% from March 2010. ...

Revenue rose to $4.5 billion from $4.0 billion a year ago, with volume growth across all six of its business units for the fourth consecutive quarter.

--> Union Pacific Corp. Wednesday reported first-quarter earnings of $639 million, or $1.29 per share, up nearly 24% from $516 million, or $1.01 per share, in the first quarter of 2010. ...
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