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OmniTRAX names A&K Railroad Materials as Supplier of the Year OmniTRAX, Inc., an affiliate of The Broe Group, has named A&K Railroad Materials Inc. as the recipient of its Second Annual Supplier of the Year Award.

pennsylvania-approves-40-million-for-freight-rail-projects
Pennsylvania's State Transportation Commission approved more than $40 million through two state programs to help fund freight rail projects across the state.   Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf said the funding toward the 34 projects would support an...
massdot-purchases-20-remote-control-ballast-cars
The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) received delivery of 20 new remote-control steel ballast cars in mid April. The MassDOT Rail & Transit Division purchased the cars and noted the innovative nature of the remote-control gates...
fra-grade-crossing-workshop-to-help-prioritize-research-needs
The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) is planning a workshop this summer to tackle a critical rail safety element: grade crossings. The FRA's Highway-Rail Grade Crossing Safety workshop will be held Aug. 15-17 at the Westin Hotel...
siemens-creating-“internet-of-trains”
Siemens' U.S. unit has launched Digital Rail Services, a new business that will use intelligent sensors and advanced software platforms to put intelligence behind billions of data points created on the country's rail systems. The company...
nrc-auction-raises-more-than-58k-for-safety-and-training-programs
The National Railroad Construction and Maintenance Association (NRC) sold $1.25 million worth of equipment at its annual auction on April 6. Proceeds will help fund safety programs provided by the association. The NRC's 14th Annual Railroad...

omnitrax-names-ak-railroad-materials-as-supplier-of-the-year
OmniTRAX, Inc., an affiliate of The Broe Group, has named A&K Railroad Materials Inc. as the recipient of its Second Annual Supplier of the Year Award. The award is voted on by the OmniTRAX Supplier Council...
vtmi-inc-selects-dewberry-to-support-south-florida-freight-and-passenger-rail-enhancement-project
Veolia Transportation Maintenance and Infrastructure (VTMI, Inc.) has chosen Dewberry to perform services under its design-build contract for new rail connections between the Florida East Coast (FEC) railway and the South Florida Rail Corridor (SFRC)...
tnw-partners-with-perry-county-port-authority-to-expand-indiana-rail-offerings
TNW Logistic Services, LLC, is partnering with the Perry County Port Authority (PCPA) to expand economic development opportunities in the Tell City River Port area, which is located on the Ohio River in southern Indiana....
aslrra-creates-short-line-education-fund-to-support-education-training-and-industry-programs
The American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA) has created the Short Line Education Fund to address industry training and certification needs. ASLRRA says the fund will communicate and promote the value of shortline railroads...
vossloh-names-new-management-at-several-divisions
Vossloh has made six leadership changes that will affect its divisions serving the North American rail market.   All appointments are effective as of April 1 and include: Peter Urquhart has been appointed regional president of Vossloh North...

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