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Ned Snead, founder of GREX, 1929-2015 Edwin de Steiguer (Ned) Snead, the founder and chairman emeritus of Georgetown Rail Equipment Company (GREX), passed away January 22, 2015 in Georgetown, Texas, at the age of 85.

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The U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation's Subcommittee on Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine Infrastructure, Safety and Security held a hearing on July 7 taking on the role technology plays in transportation systems.   "How...
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After more than 31 years working for Harsco Rail in several customer related service roles, Tom Totzke will retire May 31, 2015.   "We will miss him dearly and we wish Tom a long and healthy retirement,"...
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Dependable, long-term funding allowed SEPTA to take on a $5 billion backlog of state-of-good-repair projects.       Dependable, long-term funding allowed SEPTA to take on a $5 billion backlog of state-of-good-repair projects. Available funding can be the tipping point...
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Whether they are made up of concrete, rubber or another substance, grade-crossing surface suppliers continue to make safety a top priority.   Whether they are made up of concrete, rubber or another substance, grade-crossing surface suppliers continue...
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Rail grinding service providers look to supply precise, efficient and flexible equipment. Rail grinding service providers look to supply precise, efficient and flexible equipment. As technology advances to help find rail defects and compare existing rail profiles...

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Railway Interchange 2015 host associations say they are gearing up for the biggest event to-date. With four months to go before the event, indoor and outdoor exhibition space is sold out and 60 percent of...
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Jerome Marullo has joined the Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corp. Railway Division as Eastern Regional Advertising Sales Manager, with responsibility for Railway Age, Railway Track & Structures and International Railway Journal. He replaces Mark Connolly, who retired...
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The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) has prepared a $82.7-million Winter Resiliency Plan, which includes investments this summer and over the next five years in snow removal equipment, infrastructure upgrades and operations during harsh weather...
Pettibone/Traverse Lift, LLC has added Leavitt Machinery to its dealer network for all material handling product lines. Leavitt will carry Pettibone equipment at its locations in Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia in Canada and Washington...
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Rep. John Carter (R-TX-31), a member of the House Appropriations Committee, joined representatives from Georgetown Rail Equipment Company (GREX) and the National Railroad Construction and Maintenance Association (NRC) for the debut of GREX's rail tie...