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The U.S. House and Senate have passed two different versions of aneconomic stimulus package, and a House-Senate Conference Committee is currently in the process of combining both into a single…
The U.S. House and Senate have passed two different versions of aneconomic stimulus package, and a House-Senate Conference Committee is currently in the process of combining both into a single…

Automated Railroad Maintenance Systems has signed an agreement with Transtector and PolyPhasor to become their North American rail industry distributor.

--> Automated Railroad Maintenance Systems has signed an agreement with Transtector and PolyPhasor to become their North American rail industry distributor.
General Electric Co. Wednesday said it will cut 350 jobs, and furlough 1,200 employees, at GE Transportation due to the economic climate, affecting roughly 14% of the 11,400 workers in…
The MidAmerica Corridor, a new trackage rights agreement between CN and Norfolk Southern, is designed to establish shorter, faster routes for merchandise and coal traffic moving between the Midwest and…

Milo E. Riverso, Ph.D., P.E., has been named president of STV, Inc., with the company's four operating divisions—Buildings and Facilities, Construction Management, Emerging Markets, and Transportation and Infrastructure—reporting to Riverso.

--> Milo E. Riverso, Ph.D., P.E., has been named president of STV, Inc., with the company's four operating divisions—Buildings and Facilities, Construction Management, Emerging Markets, and Transportation and Infrastructure—reporting to Riverso.

Genesee & Wyoming Inc. Tuesday said its January traffic was up 12.2% compared with the comparable month of2008. The increase was attributable in large measure to GWI's rail acquisitions made during 2008, including CAGY Industries, Inc., the Georgia Southwestern Railroad, and the Ohio Central Railroad System.

--> Genesee & Wyoming Inc. Tuesday said its January traffic was up 12.2% compared with the comparable month of2008. The increase was attributable in large measure to GWI's rail acquisitions made…

While casting a wary eye on potential customer declines for 2009, Metro-North Railroad has reported anew record of 84 million rides in 2008, its 25th year of operations.Ridership in 2008 was up 3.9% compared with 2007 figures, and includescustomers using the railroad’s connecting ferry and bus services, mostly inWestchester County, N.Y.

--> While casting a wary eye on potential customer declines for 2009, Metro-North Railroad has reported anew record of 84 million rides in 2008, its 25th year of operations.Ridership in 2008…

Greenwich, Conn.-based Genesee & Wyoming Inc. Wednesday reported an 81% increase in fourth-quarter profit compared with the comparable quarter in 2007, helped by higher revenue and an income-tax benefit which boosted earnings per share by about 30 cents. Earnings rose to $25.3 million, or 70 cents per share, from $13.9 million, or 39 cents per share, in the same quarter last year. Revenue rose almost 11% to $149.2 million.

--> Greenwich, Conn.-based Genesee & Wyoming Inc. Wednesday reported an 81% increase in fourth-quarter profit compared with the comparable quarter in 2007, helped by higher revenue and an income-tax benefit which…

Graham-White Mfg. Co. says it has acquired The Vista Corp., based in Roanoake, Va., a remanufacturing facility for severe-duty locomotive engines.

--> Graham-White Mfg. Co. says it has acquired The Vista Corp., based in Roanoake, Va., a remanufacturing facility for severe-duty locomotive engines.

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