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Union Pacific ramps up rail safety with video campaign Union Pacific is encouraging safety at railroad tracks with its interactive public safety campaign. The Class 1 released the campaign on Facebook, YouTube, Hulu and other online news sites so it could be easily shared.

port-freeport-breaks-ground-on-rail-project
Port Freeport in Texas held a groundbreaking ceremony Aug. 18 for Phase 1 of the Parcel 14 Rail Development project. The port says the project is a long-term strategic objective and will enhance landside accessibilities, as...
caltrans-publishes-report-on-rail’s-economic-impact-on-state
The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) released a research report that details the impact freight and passenger rail operations have on the state economy. The report, Rail and the California Economy, is being released as an...
cn-taps-barletta-chief-of-staff-as-government-affairs-director
Andrea Waldock Niethold, former chief of staff to Rep. Lou Barletta (R-PA), has been named the director of government affairs for Canadian National. Waldock Niethold worked with Rep. Barletta for the past five and a half...
hanson-acquires-engineered-rail-solutions
Hanson Professional Services Inc. has acquired Engineered Rail Solutions (ERS) LLC. ERS provides logistical and market analysis, engineering design services and operational optimization, especially in the rail and material handling industries nationwide. "With ERS joining Hanson, we...
stantec-names-raske-senior-railway-engineer
Global design firm Stantec has added Ryan Raske to its team as senior railway engineer in St. Paul, Minn. Raske will bring more than 15 years of experience as a civil engineer and project manager. Throughout...

union-pacific-ramps-up-rail-safety-with-video-campaign
Union Pacific is encouraging safety at railroad tracks with its interactive public safety campaign. The Class 1 released the campaign on Facebook, YouTube, Hulu and other online news sites so it could be easily shared. "Trains...
al-qaeda-calls-for-us-rail-and-transit-attacks
The latest issue of Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula's (AQAP) magazine, Inspire, calls for attacks on U.S. railways and transit systems and goes as far as including many steps to help carry out acts of...
aar-gorail-recognize-rep-defazio-with-railroad-achievement-award
U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) was honored Aug. 14 with the Railroad Achievement Award by the Association of American Railroads (AAR) and GoRail. AAR says the award is given periodically to members of Congress who have...
ns-board-appoints-earhart-executive-vice-president-and-chief-financial-officer
Following what it called a "comprehensive search process," Norfolk Southern Corporation (NS) appointed Cynthia C. Earhart as executive vice president and chief financial officer.   Earhart most recently served as executive vice president and chief information officer....
cp-launches-direct-vancouver-detroit-service
Canadian Pacific Railway announced the launch of direct rail service between Vancouver and Detroit.   The service was first announced by CP Chief Executive Keith Creel in June, at the Railway Age Rail Insights Conference & Expo...

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