Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

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Monday, 23 September 2013 12:22

NS names Stewart EVP/CFO, Rathbone to retire

Norfolk Southern named Marta Stewart executive vice president and chief financial officer, effective November 1. She will report to NS President James Squires.

Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) has begun restoration work on the historic Southern Pacific Lankershim/North Hollywood train depot as construction crews work to rehab the facility throughout the coming year.

BNSF plans to invest an estimated $95 million on maintenance and rail capacity improvement and expansion projects in Minnesota this year.

Friday, 20 September 2013 12:24

NYCT details Greenpoint Tube repair progress

Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) New York City Transit (NYCT) employees have completed eight weekends-worth of Sandy-related work to repair the Greenpoint Tubes.

The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) has released $236,277,358 for the Honolulu rail transit project. The funding will be used to continue building Hawaii's first rail transit system.

On September 16, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI), chairman of the House Budget Committee and senior member of the House Ways and Means Committee, joined rail industry representatives for a tour of Nordco's Oak Creek, Wis., facility.

Thursday, 19 September 2013 12:36

NS marks 50th anniversary of Pier 6

On September 18, Norfolk Southern commemorated the 50th anniversary of the original dedication of Pier 6, its coal transloading facility in Norfolk, Va., with a ceremony at Lamberts Point, where the railroad has been transferring coal directly from rail cars to ships for export for 130 years.

California's Caltrain has begun work on an advanced signal system that will improve the performance and enhance the safety of the rail system, formally kicking off the first element of the Caltrain Modernization Program.

As Southeastern Pennsylvania Transit Authority (SEPTA) demonstrates need for funding to keep its service operational throughout Southeastern Pennsylvania, U.S. Sen. Bob Casey (D-PA) called on Congress to begin work on a long-term transportation bill that could increase funds and provide more certainty to SEPTA.

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