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The American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association's (AREMA) Annual Conference being held in conjunction with Railway Interchange 2015, held six breakout sessions Tuesday, including nine in the Track session.
The Engineering Services track of the American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association's (AREMA) Annual Conference kicked off with a presentation from Ron Gagne, director track systems, Canadian Pacific (retired), on…
Railhead Corp., manufacturer of safety lighting, tools, mobile video surveillance and locomotive data recorders has teamed up with Volant Unmanned Aerial Solutions (UAS) to bring the Lockheed Martin-made Digital Indago™…
Kansas City Southern (KCS) has launched a new and improved www.kcsouthern.com for The Kansas City Southern Railway Company (KCSR) and Kansas City Southern de Mexico, S.A. de C.V. (KCSM), the…
The International Association of Railway Operating Officers, Inc. (IAROO) and the Air Brake Association (ABA) held a joint session on Oct. 5, 2015 at Railway Interchange 2015 in Minneapolis, Minn.,…
The American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association (AREMA) presented the 2015 Dr. William W. Hay Award for Excellence to Union Pacific and BNSF for the Tower 55 Multimodal Improvement Project…
Southampton, N.J.-based RCC Fabricators, Inc., manufacturer of the original rail tie inserting equipment, the RCC Tie Master™, has introduced the RCC Tie Master-XL™ with electrohydraulic system at Railway Interchange 2015,…
Appalachian Railcar Services, Inc. (ARS) announced Sept. 30, 2015 that its wholly-owned subsidiary, ARS Nebraska, LLC, has acquired all of FreightCar America, Inc.’s railcar repair and maintenance services business.
A Blue Ribbon Panel convened by Amtrak is recommending co-located train dispatchers, improved operating practices, and capital improvement projects to help relieve rail gridlock in and around Chicago and prevent…
Kansas City Southern (KCS) announced Oct. 1, 2015 that its principal U.S. subsidiary, The Kansas City Southern Railway Company (KCSR), will invest approximately $7.5 million in 2015 on construction and…
For the week ending Sept. 26, 2015, total U.S. weekly rail traffic was 566,700 carloads and intermodal units, down 1.8% compared with the same week in 2014, the Association of…
Canadian Pacific Railway (CP) has acquired Steelcare Inc., Canada's largest steel transload facility, the railroad announced Sept. 29, 2015.
Norfolk Southern is honoring Executive Vice President Planning and Chief Information Officer Deborah Harris Butler, who is retiring Oct. 1, 2015, by renaming its classification and intermodal yard in Memphis,…
CSX Corporation and two leading mechanical unions, the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) and the International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers (SMART), announced…
CSX Corporation President Clarence Gooden received the 2015 Silver Kingpin Award from the Intermodal Association of North America (IANA) for his contributions to the intermodal freight industry, “in recognition of…
I'm truly looking forward to Railway Interchange 2015 in Minneapolis next month. The first one was held here four years ago and was a huge success. This one promises to…
For the week ending Sept. 19, 2015, total U.S. rail traffic was 566,734 carloads and intermodal units, down 2.5% compared with the same week in 2014, the Association of American…
Continuing a tradition of smooth leadership transitions, Norfolk Southern Executive Chairman Charles W. “Wick” Moorman will be stepping down effective Oct. 1, 2015. President and CEO James A. Squires will…
On Sept. 15, 2015, Congresswoman Gwen Graham’s (D-FL-02), District Director Mary Lee Kiracofe and Economic Development Liaison Kent Watson toured the Georgia & Florida Railway (GFRR) in Perry, Fla. The…
Action for Healthy Kids® (AFHK) has announced the 292 recipients of School Grants for Healthy Kids for the 2015-2016 school year, provided through funding by CSX Corporation. Awarded in 13…
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