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Ansaldo STS subsidiary Ansaldo STS Australia has been awarded a A$96 million (US$101 million) railway signaling and communications contract by Rio Tinto Iron Ore. The award is the first major contract to be awarded under the Framework Agreement established by Ansaldo STS and Rio Tinto Iron Ore last ...
With the threat of a government shutdown at midnight Friday night/Saturday morning looming, Federal Transit Administrator Peter M. Rogoff has released a “Dear Colleague” letter outlining FTA’s plans and curtailed activity. ...
Kansas City Southern has entered into a comprehensive new agreement for tie disposal with St. Louis-based Wood Energy Group, a wholly-owned subsidiaryof Banyan Rail Services Inc. ...
Backers of Detroit’s planned Woodward Avenue light rail transit line now say the line won’t open until 2015, two years later than originally expected. But the line will open in its entirety, and not in segments, under the new schedule. “Our goal is to have an operati ...
Amtrak, determined to sell its utility amidst a background of serious budget cuts and threats, has reported its 17th consecutive month of year-over-year ridership growth, with the railroad anticipating an annual ridership record for fiscal year 2011, which ends September 30. ...
Robert H. Glines, an icon in the railway signaling and communications supplier community for many years, died Saturday, March 26, 2011 at the Keuka Comfort Care Home in Penn Yan, N.Y. He was 70. ...
U.S. freight carload traffic notched “record gains” for the week ending April 2, 2011, up 5.7% over the comparable week in 2010, the Association of American Railroads said Thursday. The week’s carload total is the highest since late 2008, AAR said. ...
Volkswagen Group of America, Chattanooga Operations on Wednesday held a ceremony to commemorate the completion of rail improvements that will allow the company to move nearly 85% of the cars built in the Tennessee factory to the Volkswagen dealer network across North America. Both CSX an ...
The Association of American Railroads Thursday called on Congress to continue supporting grade-crossing safety programs, tax credits that help short line railroads remain competitive, and policies that encourage public-private partnerships for rail infrastructure as it considers reauthorization of t ...
Lake Oswego, Ore.-based Greenbrier Cos. Thursday reported a narrow net loss of $550,000, or 2 cents per share, for its fiscal second quarter ending Feb. 28, an improvement over a lost of $4.8 million, or 28 cents per share, in the second fiscal quarter of 2010. Revenue of $286.3 million was up in t ...
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