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J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. on Wednesday announced record first-quarter 2011 net earnings of $50.1 million vs. first-quarter 2010 net earnings of $37.5 million. Total operating revenue was $1 billion, up from $845 million for the first quarter of 2010. ...
Railway Systems Suppliers, Inc. (RSSI) on Wednesday announced the appointment of Michael Drudy as executive director of the Board of Directors for RSSI. Drudy succeeds Donald (Bucky) Remaley, who retired in February after 32 years of service to RSSI as both a board member and executive director. ...
Gaz Métro and CN, both based in Montreal, are teaming up with Vancouver, British Columbia based Westport Innovations Inc. to develop a new liquefied natural gas (LNG) technology for locomotives. ...
In a letter addressed to members of the National Railroad Construction & Maintenance Association (NRC), NRC President Chuck Baker wrote: “NRC Members and friends, With deep sadness, I write to let you know that two members of the NRC family, Mark Meyer and his wife Holly, passe ...
Genesee & Wyoming, Inc. said Wednesday its March freight traffic rose 16.6% compared with March 2010, while its first-quarter 2011 traffic advanced 18.5% above the comparable 2010 quarter. ...
TRANSCAER® (Transportation Community Awareness and Emergency Response) said Wednesday it is recognizing seven rail transport and chemical companies with its 2010 TRANSCAER National Achievement Award, given to those companies that are helping communities prepare for, and respond to, possible haza ...
The American Public Transportation Association Wednesday said registration is now open for APTA’s 2011 EXPO, October 3-5, 2011 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans. Registration is free. ...
Pittsburg, Kan.-based Watco Transportation Services on Tuesday announced the “successful start-up” of the Autauga Northern Railroad (AUT), which began serving customers last Saturday. AUT is Watco’s third railroad in Alabama, Watco said. ...
Efforts by North Carolina legislators to reject $462 million in federal funds for higher-speed rail (HrSR) improvements have stalled, following objections from Democrats, business interests, and at least three mayors within the Tar Heel State, as well as quiet disagreement among Republicans themselv ...
A move seeking to scuttle California’s high speed rail program in the state Assembly was thwarted by pro-rail forces, keeping the Golden State’s HSR efforts in the forefront of U.S. possibilities and offering, perhaps, a sign of “pushback” from advocates of HSR and higher-spe ...
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