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Knox Kershaw hosts Rep. Mike Rogers for facility tour and rail discussion Knox Kershaw, Inc., hosted U.S. Rep. Mike Rogers (R-AL-3) for a tour and discussion of rail and manufacturing issues at its long-held Montgomery, Ala., facility.

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As forecasters continue to warn the Chicago area of an exceptionally cold and snowy winter, Metra has completed preparations for the likely challenging season ahead.     “Snow, ice and cold temperatures make winter travel a challenge for...
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Herzog Railroad Services, Inc. (HRSI), has named James Hansen chief commercial officer, where he will report directly to HRSI President Rob Crawford. Hansen will handle all marketing duties for Herzog's track-related divisions including HRSI, Herzog Technologies,...
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Knox Kershaw, Inc., hosted U.S. Rep. Mike Rogers (R-AL-3) for a tour and discussion of rail and manufacturing issues at its long-held Montgomery, Ala., facility. Local businesses, such as Central Steel Service, Inc., Loftis/Robbins, Inc., and...
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Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County (Houston Metro) contractor, Houston Rapid Transit (HRT) has a plan to replace axle counters on three rail lines. The project, estimated to cost $30 million, will be paid for by...
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U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) will establish an Advisory Committee on Automation in Transportation (ACAT) to serve as a critical resource for the department in framing federal policy for the continued development and deployment of...

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Harsco Corporation has appointed Jeswant Gill as president of Harsco Rail, effective Nov. 1, 2016.   Representatives say Gill brings 30 years of leadership experience in multinational manufacturing and technology. He will work out of Harsco Rail’s...
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Double track construction is getting a boost on portions of the New Haven-Hartford-Springfield (NHHS) passenger line thanks to a new Track Construction Machine (TCM).   Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) Commissioner...
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Edward Quinn III has been appointed president and CEO of R.J. Corman Railroad Group, LLC, effective Oct. 24, 2016.   Quinn succeeds Fred Mudge, who has been serving as interim president and CEO since Craig King retired...
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Georgetown Rail Equipment’s (GREX) Aurora Xi has been recognized as the only rail industry finalist for two R&D 100 Awards, which some call the “Oscars of invention.”   The awards recognize the 100 most innovative technologies and...
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Safety at crossings, stations and tracks in 14 states and the District of Columbia will be enhanced thanks to $25 million in grants awarded by the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA).   FRA awarded funds to 23 projects....

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