According to a report from WDBJ7 in Roanoke, Va., FreightCar America will soon wrap up the last of its production orders at its Roanoke facility.
Greg Percy will be joining Cad Railway Industries as Executive Vice President, Passenger Services and Strategic Planning, effective Nov. 18, 2019.
Trinity Industries, Inc. recently named Gregg B. Mitchell the Chief Commercial Officer of TrinityRail.
Amtrak recently announced the progress on its new high-speed Acela trainsets that it says “will redefine the customer experience on Amtrak’s Northeast Corridor when they enter service in 2021.”
Jackie (Jack) Wells Matthews, founder and CEO of JMA Railroad Supply Company of Seymour, Ind., passed away Oct. 3, 2019 at his home.
Raptor® Tank Cleaning Systems / Twin State Environmental has been selected to design, engineer and supply the resin hopper railcar cleaning system for the acrylonitrile styrene acrylate (ASA) plant at INEOS Styrolution’s new plant.
RAILWAY AGE, NOVEMBER 2019 ISSUE: Enhanced energy management systems, smart end-of-train devices and moving-block signaling and train control are all under development at Union Pacific as it embarks on a journey to autonomous operation.
Philip Morris Capital Corp. and HNB Investment Corp. have sued Amtrak in New York federal court in an attempt to recover $92.9 million for what they claim is a breach of contract for long-retired electric locomotives used on the Northeast Corridor.
According to Amtrak’s preliminary Fiscal Year 2019 (Oct. 1, 2018-Sept. 30, 2019) report, the railroad set ridership, revenue and financial performance records toward its FY 2020 goal of “achieving operational break-even.”
CN’s Western Canadian grain movements broke another record in October 2019, with shipments of 2.8 million metric tons (MMT) of grain and processed grain products, the railroad announced on Nov. 4. The previous record, set in April 2019, was 2.7 MMT.