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Calgary, the second North American city to commit to modernized light rail transit, may join the ranks of such cities also diversifying into streetcar operations.
The Association of American Railroads said Thursday it “has modified the weekly rail traffic chart,” grouping its previous list of 20 commodities to 10 in its weekly charting of U.S.…
Alstom Transport has finalized a contract to provide 34 light rail vehicles and 30 years of maintenance services to the Rideau Transit Group (RTG) consortium that was selected to design,…
U.S. freight traffic volumes wrapped up 2013's first month, and entered its second, on par with a path carved out for more than a year: mixed. U.S. intermodal traffic volume rose…
CN announced Monday that it had settled its differences with CP and its former CEO Hunter Harrison over Harrison's joining CP as CEO. The announcement came as CN Executive Vice-President…
U.S. intermodal volume continues to shine as 2013 establishes itself, up 1.6% for the week ending Jan. 26, 2013, measured against the comparable week in 2012, according to the Association…
U.S. freight carload traffic for the week ending Jan. 19, 2013 was down 3.5% measured against the comparable week in 2012, the Association of American Railroads said Thursday. U.S. intermodal…
For the second week of 2013 (and the first week fully within the calendar year), U.S. freight traffic mirrored its most common measure through most of 2012: U.S. carload freight…
Officials from Ontario's Waterloo-Kitchener-Cambridge metropolitan area, southwest of Toronto, say at least five station stops of the planned light rail transit system will be placed in the center of roadways…
U.S. freight traffic volume began 2013 the same way it ended 2012, declining from the comparable week of one year ago, the Association of American Railroads reported Thursday.
Montreal-based CANARAIL on Tuesday said it had formed "an exclusive partnership with the railway engineering and consulting firm A. de G. Ingenieria from Colombia."
Both U.S. freight carload traffic and U.S. intermodal volume declined for the week ending Dec. 29, 2012—essentially the end of the year—the Association of American Railroads said Thursday.
U.S. freight carload traffic, falling short of 2011 totals through most of this year, notched a 0.9% rise in the week ending Dec. 22, 2012, the Association of American Railroads…
Montreal’s Agence Métropolitaine de Transport (AMT) reportedly will not increase frequency on its Vaudreuil-Hudson regional rail line until 2014. AMT originally had hoped to bolster service early in 2013.
U.S. intermodal volume for the week ending Dec. 15 returned to the plus column it has been in for much of 2013, the Association of American Railroads said Thursday. U.S.…
Ottawa's City Council Wednesday, in a unanimous 24-0 vote, awarded a C$2.1 billion initial contract to Rideau Transit Group to begin construction of the city's first light rail transit line.
For the second week in a row, the latest week ending Dec. 8, volume fell for both U.S. carload freight traffic and, more notably, for U.S. intermodal movement as well.
For the week ending Dec. 1, U.S. freight carload traffic continued falling short of its 2011 marks, and U.S. intermodal also fell short, the Association of American Railroads reported Thursday.
Ottawa city officials Wednesday announced it had awarded the Rideau Transit Group, a consortium including ACS Infrastructure Canada and SNC Lavalin, a design-build-finance-maintain contract for the Canadian capital's initial light…
Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area transport agency Metrolinx Thursday signaled its official support for light rail transit beyond the traditional Toronto market, approving plans for a 14.2-mile, C$1.6 billion light…
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