Latest Rail News

mike-scanlon-announces-retirement
August 28, 2014
After nearly 50 years in public transportation, including 15 years as General Manager and Chief Executive Officer of the San Mateo County Transit District, Michael J. Scanlon on August 28, 2014 announced his retirement. In 1999, Scanlon, 67, was named of...
us-freight-traffic-stays-strong-in-latest-week
August 28, 2014
U.S. freight rail traffic continued to gain ground in the latest week ending Aug. 23, 2014, the Association of American Railroads reported Thursday, Aug. 28, even as Canadian and Mexican traffic fared less well. U.S. freight carload traffic advanced 3% measured...
new-bulk-transload-facility-for-me
August 28, 2014
The Morristown & Erie Railway is constructing a new train-to-truck bulk transloading facility on Troy Hills Road in Whippany, N.J. It is expected to open in the Fall of 2014. The new Troy Hills Road Bulk Transload Facility, located just off...
2014-hhp-summit-agenda-set
August 28, 2014
Gladstein, Neandross & Associates, organizers of the 2014 High Horsepower (HHP) Summit, have announced the keynote and full speaker lineup for the third annual conference and expo, taking place Oct. 7-9 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New...
r-j-corman-acquires-roadway-worker-training
August 28, 2014
R.J. Corman Railroad Group, LLC has acquired St. Augustine, Fla.-based Roadway Worker Training, Inc. (RWT), which provides specialized training and support services to the railroad industry. RWT, founded in 2001, has four business divisions—RWT Signal Services, Railroad Protective Services, Focal Point...

new-station-for-cleveland-red-line
August 28, 2014
Representatives of the Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (GCRTA) and the Federal Transit Administration, along with Cleveland city officials, gathered...
go-transit-eyes-kitchener-layover-site
August 28, 2014
Ontario's provincial government seeks to construct a multimodal storage facility for GO Transit buses and trains, in Kitchener, Ontario, with Greater Toronto and...
at-innotrans-2014-a-focus-on-tunnel-infrastructure
August 28, 2014
Innotrans 2014, the global gathering on transport technology to take place in Berlin, Germany, from Sept. 23-26, 2014, will include a trade fair segment Tunnel...
from-ztr-a-locomotive-schematic-outsourcing-resource
August 27, 2014
Positive Train Control retrofits and complex locomotive upgrade programs are among the factors that “have put tremendous pressure on railroad drafting...
bombardier-strike-goes-on-contract-offer-spurned
August 27, 2014
Bombardier Transportation workers represented by Unifor local 1075, by a sound majority, have rejected the latest contract offer from management, perpetuating a...