Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

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L.B. Foster Company acquired TEW Engineering Ltd., a U.K.-based engineering group that designs, manufactures and supports applications for rail markets and other industries. The 100-year-old firm specializes in rail engineering solutions for control room, passenger information and trackside signaling applications.

Canadian National has negotiated a tentative labor agreement with the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference-Rail Canada Traffic Controllers (TCRC-RCTC) union.

Claude Mongeau, president and chief executive officer of Canadian National, says CN's substantial investments in its U.S. Midwest operations, particularly the former Elgin, Joliet and Eastern Railway (EJ&E), are keeping its network fluid,

In its investigation report, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) determined that a Canadian Pacific train derailed when a wheel flange struck and climbed a switch point and then fell between the switch point and the rail.

Thursday, 15 January 2015 14:29

NCDOT, CSX to begin A-line crossover project

CSX, in partnership with North Carolina Department of Transporation, will begin construction on a series of projects to build universal crossovers on the CSX A-line in three eastern North Carolina locations: South Weldon, Enfield and Rocky Mount. Construction at the three project locations will include grading, drainage improvements, track and signal construction.

Continental Rail Corporation (CRC) says it has established a strategic relationship with energy and infrastructure banking firm Taylor-DeJongh that will target transportation infrastructure assets in North America.

Thursday, 15 January 2015 14:18

The T appoints Bob Baulsir TEX Rail VP

The Fort Worth Transportation Authority (The T) appointed Bob Baulsir to vice president of TEX Rail and Procurement.

Thursday, 15 January 2015 14:17

Haddad named EVP of the Northeast Maglev

The Northeast Maglev (TNEM) appointed Nazih Haddad to executive vice president, effective February 3. Haddad will manage the development of a high-speed rail system between Washington, D.C., and New York City, using Superconducting Maglev (SCMAGLEV) technology.

Wednesday, 14 January 2015 09:50

NS’ Seale to retire in March

Donald Seale, executive vice president and chief marketing officer of Norfolk Southern Corp., plans to retire, effective March 1, 2015.

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