Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

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In a unanimous vote, the New Jersey Transit Board of Directors appointed William Crosbie as the new executive director, effective on or about April 25, 2016.

OmniTRAX, Inc., selected Bridgewell Resources LLC, a wholesale distributor of ties and other materials, as the recipient of its first annual Supplier of the Year award.

Kansas City Southern plans to invest approximately $20 million this year in construction and improvement projects on KCS's mainline from Kansas through Missouri, Oklahoma, Arkansas and northwest Louisiana, which is a key component of the KCS network.

Wednesday, 06 April 2016 08:45

R.J. Corman begins eastern Carolinas service

Public officials and other community members joined R.J. Corman Railroad Group representatives in late March to celebrate the opening of its railroad service to the eastern regions of North and South Carolina.

American Midstream Partners, LP, has begun operations at the East Texas Rail Facility, allowing for receipt and delivery of natural gas liquids (NGLs) and condensate by rail to the Longview processing plant, located in the heart of the Cotton Valley shale play in Gregg County, Texas.

Representatives from the offices of Sens. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and Tim Scott (R-SC) joined representatives from GoRail and the Railway Engineering-Maintenance Suppliers Association (REMSA) on April 5 to tour Koppers' rail tie manufacturing facility in Florence, S.C.

Tuesday, 05 April 2016 13:58

CN reaches training milestone

Fifteen thousand Canadian National employees have completed a range of railway training programs at its two education campuses since they opened in 2014. The railroad also unveiled plans to provide customer safety training under its new CN Campus Partnership Program.

Tuesday, 05 April 2016 13:56

ASLRRA awards 2015 safety honors

The American Short Line Rail and Regional Association (ASLRRA) disclosed the winners of its 2015 Safety Awards including Safety Person of the Year, Safety Professional of the Year, Jake Awards with Distinction and Jake Awards.

Staff of Metro, the Portland metropolitan planning organization, recommended light rail as the best kind of high-capacity transit to connect Portland and Bridgeport Village, Ore., for the Southwest Corridor Plan.

Tuesday, 05 April 2016 13:35

In memoriam: Josef Neuhofer

Former President of Plasser American Corporation Josef W. Neuhofer passed away peacefully at home on March 29, 2016, at the age of 78.

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