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The Federal Railroad Administration on Nov. 28 released third quarter 2016 data submitted by railroads on their progress in implementing Positive Train Control (PTC). The FRA says the "data show…
International consulting/engineering firm Ricardo Rail has appointed Brian Ruddy to the new role of Business Development Manager, U.S. to focus specifically on the domestic market. He will be based at…
The Association American of Railroads (AAR) on Nov. 21 released an open letter to Vice President-Elect Pence and the transition team:
Miller Ingenuity announced it has been selected for a 2016-17 WorldSafe Award for its work in rail maintenance safety.
You want to double or triple your train throughput? Just build a nice long siding. At least that’s what Friends of the Columbia Gorge would like the Wasco County (Wash.)…
Parsons announced it recently received a 2016 Grand Award in the transportation category from the American Council of Engineering Companies of Arizona (ACEC AZ) for its work on Valley Metro’s…
Ed Greenberg, spokesperson for the Association of American Railroads, provided this statement following the Federal Railroad Administration's Nov. 10 decision to reject a petition by several industry groups to delay…
The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) issued this statement on November 9 to congratulate President-elect Donald Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence:
Georgetown Rail Equipment Company (GREX) has been named an R&D 100 Awards winner for its Aurora Xi internal tie inspection technology, and was the only winner from the rail industry.…
Despite a soft market for anthracite coal, Reading & Northern reported on November 4 that its freight traffic has grown over its record-setting 2015 base: Merchandise traffic (non-coal) is up…
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