Before you see it, hear Richard Elgin, Senior Technical Specialist, NRE, explain how the Diesel Dehydrator solved NRE’s problem of water-damaged fuel injectors.
The Port of Long Beach, the largest U.S. intermodal import gateway, has selected HDR to perform the final design as it moves ahead with its $870 million Pier B On-Dock Rail Support Facility Project to streamline rail operations and reduce bottlenecks.
In what that railroad is describing as “part of the next stage of its transformational journey,” Canadian Pacific is making changes in some senior-level executive positions, following two retirements.
Mosaic Transit Group recently awarded London Trackwork Inc. the supply contract for the Special Trackwork and switch machines for the Finch West LRT in Toronto, Ontario. The contract will take about 1.5 to 2 years to complete, London Trackwork noted.
Wabtec Corp. recently filed a 20,485,156 share offering of GE, and expects to grant the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 2,048,515 shares. Wabtec said it will not receive any proceeds from the sale of the shares in the offering.
Declines in coal, grain and intermodal were largely responsible for rail traffic’s sixth straight month of decline, according to AAR Senior Vice President of Policy and Economics John T. Gray.
The RSI Education & Technical Training Conference at Railway Interchange 2019 “serves to educate attendees on new technologies and trends in the rail industry and provide an opportunity for industry networking and collaboration. There are more than 50 educational sessions on railcar maintenance, rail operations, air brake technologies and trends and a focus on leadership in the rail industry,” RSI notes. “Session content is provided by the Railway Supply Institute, the Air Brake Association, the International Association of Railway Operating Officers, the League of Railway Women, the Locomotive Maintenance Officers Association and the Railcar Technical Services Association.”
It’s been a busy year of expansion and improvements at the White Pass & Yukon Route. The hugely popular tourist railroad, based out of Skagway, Alaska, was sold on July 31, 2018, to a joint venture involving cruise line Carnival Corporation and Rail Management Services, an affiliate of Survey Point Holdings.
Murali Hariharan, P.E., G.E., has been appointed Senior Tunnel Engineer for the national tunnel practice of HNTB Corp.
Congresswoman Robin Kelly (D-Ill.) recently joined the Railway Engineering-Maintenance Suppliers Association (REMSA) and Gallagher Asphalt for a tour of the latter’s asphalt facility in Thornton, Ill.