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Amid a tumbling stock price and accelerated cost-cutting, General Electric has named Jamie Miller, President and CEO of locomotive manufacturer GE Transportation, as Chief Financial Officer. Miller succeeds Jeffrey S.…
October 10, 2017

Canadian CBR revival?

TransCanada Corp’s recent decision to abandon its $12 billion plan to build the Energy East pipeline, combined with delays to other export pipeline projects, may create a resurgence in crude…
COVER STORY, RAILWAY AGE, OCTOBER 2017: After “a very ragged 90 days,” CSX seems to be settling down as its CEO gives his Precision Scheduled Railroading one more go.
The second Bombardier Flexity Freedom LRV for the completed yet not-yet-operating Kitchener-Waterloo LRT in Ontario, Canada, was delivered to the Dutton Road storage and maintenance facility during the week of…
Canadian Pacific Railway announced a new partnership with Genesee & Wyoming Inc. and Bluegrass Farms of Ohio that will open up the Ohio Valley to CP intermodal customers and further…
Siemens has made a “significant strategic equity investment” in Wi-Tronix, a supplier of remote monitoring, video analytics, and predictive diagnostic systems for rail rolling stock and infrastructure and other industrial…
Railhead Corp. announced that it has signed a three-year contract with RailMarketplace, an e-commerce exchange created by BNSF Railway, CN, Canadian Pacific Railway, CSX Transportation, Norfolk Southern and Union Pacific…
Amtrak’s Avelia Liberty, the Alstom-built integrated high-speed trainset that will replace the equipment currently used to provide Amtrak’s premium Acela Express service on the Northeast Corridor, will be significantly different…
Approximately one week before the Oct. 11 Surface Transportation Board hearing (curiously called a “public listening session” by the STB) on CSX service issues, the railroad is pointing to extended…
Texas Central Partners LLC, developers of a proposed high-speed passenger rail line between North Texas and Houston, has contracted with WSP USA for pre-construction engineering support, focusing on engineering, cost…

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