Latest Rail News

cp-holiday-train-ready-to-roll
October 24, 2014
Canadian Pacific’s Holiday Train program is returning to the rails for a 16th year to raise money, provide food, and promote awareness for food banks and hunger issues across Canada and the U.S. Since 1999, the program has raised close...
myles-joins-marsh-global-rail-practice
October 24, 2014
Kevin B. Myles has joined Marsh, a global provider insurance brokering and risk management, as a Vice President in its Global Rail Practice. Myles brings to Marsh more than 25 years of experience in freight and passenger railroad operations, with specialties...
fulton-transportation-center-recognized-in-brunel-awards
October 24, 2014
New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority Capital Construction has received a Brunel Commendation for the Fulton Transportation Center. This was the only U.S. recognition out of 92 entries received from 14 countries for the 12th Brunel Awards competition for excellence in...
pb’s-tober-inducted-into-apta-hall-of-fame
October 24, 2014
The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) has inducted Parsons Brinckerhoff Senior Advisor Ronald J. Tober into its Hall of Fame. The APTA Hall of Fame “is reserved for individuals who have long and distinguished careers in the industry, who have made...
axion-receives-order-for-rail-transit-switch-ties
October 24, 2014
AXION International Holdings, Inc. (AXIH), a supplier of recycled-plastic and plastic-composite ECOTRAX® ties and STRUXURE® building products, and a vertically integrated re-processor and supplier of recycled plastic, has received an order worth approximately $377,000 from a West Coast rail...

honda-cites-road--rail-services-for-excellence
October 24, 2014
American Honda Motor Corporation (AHM) of North America has awarded Road & Rail Services, Inc., with two awards: “Processor of the Year Performance...
valley-metro-rail-extends-aci-contract
October 24, 2014
Valley Metro Rail (VMR), Phoenix, Ariz., has extended its light rail management services contract with Alternate Concepts, Inc. (ACI) through Dec. 31, 2016. ACI...
rsi-stats-show-3q14-breaks-car-order-records
October 23, 2014
The Railway Supply Institute on Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014 released its railcar industry order, delivery, and backlog statistics for the third quarter, noting the...
us-rail-traffic-keeps-on-keeping-on
October 23, 2014
Freight rail traffic continued to increase for North America's three largest economies in the week ending Oct. 18, 2014, led by strong U.S. rail gains, the...
up-3q-profit-rises
October 23, 2014
Union Pacific said Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014 its third-quarter earnings rose 19% measured against the comparable quarter in 2013, to $1.37 billion, or $1.53 per...