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GREX named single rail industry finalist for two R&D 100 awards 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.”

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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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Plasser American Corporation has announced that the company selected Thomas Blechinger as its new President, succeeding Dr. Günther Oberlechner.   During the past 25 years, Blechinger has held various roles in management, most recently as vice president...
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Danella Rental Systems has welcomed Matthew Harbison to the company under the role of business development manager for the Western North America territory.   Having spent 13 years in the rail industry, Harbison recently served a sales...
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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced this week that Metropolitan Transportation Authority has completed track laying between Central Islip and Ronkonkoma for the Long Island Rail Road Double Track project (LIRR). The MTA cites its use of a New Track Construction...

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More than 20 Class 1 and shortline railroad representatives, local officials and other industry stakeholders joined HiRAIL Corporation Aug. 18 for a tour of its facility and discussion with Rep. Rod Blum (R-IA). The Railway Engineering-Maintenance...
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Infrastructure and policy affecting the rail industry were discussed at an event hosted by RailWorks Track Systems at its Deer Park, Texas facility on Aug. 18 with Rep. Brian Babin (R-TX). GoRail and the National Railroad...
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Scott Jacoby has resigned as president of Harsco Rail. Harsco Corp. President and CEO Nick Grasberger will serve as interim president effective immediately. Grasberger is a member of Harsco's Board of Directors and the company noted...
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NESCO LLC, an equipment and service provider for the utility industry, has acquired V&H Leasing Services from material handling and truck equipment manufacturer V&H Inc. The acquisition will fold V&H's rail equipment rental business into NESCO's...
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New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) is adopting a new initiative to reduce the amount of trash on subway tracks.   MTA says Operation Track Sweep is a multi-pronged plan that will not only dramatically reduce trash,...