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Lathi, Finland-based Teknoware Oy has acquired the assets and the name of Trans-Lite Inc. , a supplier of lighting systems for the rail industry in the U.S.
L.B. Foster Co., an infrastructure products supplier, announced Monday that the will sell its railway securement business in a transaction scheduled for completion at mid-year.
Invensys Rail Corp. has acquired privately held PHW, Inc. from the current owner/managers for up to $24 million. Invensys says the acquisition was completed May 10. Pittsburgh-based PHW, Inc. will…
San Francisco-based SteelRiver Infrastructure Partners, an independent investment management firm, said Tuesday it will acquire 100% of the capital stock of Patriot Rail Corp. The firm will make the purchase…
The Surface Transportation Board says Michigan's Department of Transportation has filed an Acquisition Exemption, requesting permission for MichDOT to acquire two sections of NS rights-of-way totaling about 135 miles.
Jacksonville, Fla.-based RailAmerica, Inc. announced that it has completed the acquisition of a 20% interest in the Wellsboro & Corning Railroad and Industrial Waste Group from Myles Group for approximately…
New South Wales government officials in Australia have announced that the state has acquired Metro Transport Sydney (MTS), the company that owns monorail and light rail operations, in an A$19.8…
Bloomfield, N.J.-based Atlantic Track and Turnout Co. said Monday it is acquiring Memphis-based Conley Frog and Switch movable bridge patterns and patent rights, which involve “rail arrangements for vertical, swing,…
Pittsburgh, Kan.-based Watco Transportation Services, LLC has announced it is acquiring what it calls “controlling ownership” of Milwaukee-based Wisconsin & Southern Railroad Co. (WSOR). Watco’s acquisition adds Wisconsin’s second-largest railroad…
Following L.B. Foster’s acquisition of Portec Rail Products, Inc. in mid-December, 2010, the company has formed “a new business team focused on enhancing its global leadership position in wheel/rail interface…

Canadian National and West Chicago, Ill., have come to terms on CN’s operations over the Elgin, Joliet & Eastern Railway, which CN acquired in January. West Chicago will accept CN’s commitment to $1.8 billion in improvements on the line to reduce the impact of the anticipated frequency increase on the EJ&E.

--> Canadian National and West Chicago, Ill., have come to terms on CN’s operations over the Elgin, Joliet & Eastern Railway, which CN acquired in January. West Chicago will accept CN’s…

Canadian National has filed an appeal in U.S. federal court challenging a mandate issued by the Surface Transportation Board that it pay the majority of costs for two rail crossing upgrades on the Elgin, Joliet & Eastern Railway Co., which it acquired in January for $300 million.

--> Canadian National has filed an appeal in U.S. federal court challenging a mandate issued by the Surface Transportation Board that it pay the majority of costs for two rail crossing…

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…

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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