Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

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Friday, 20 February 2015 12:43

Fortune names UP Most Admired in industry

Fortune named Union Pacific the most admired among trucking, transportation and logistics companies for the fifth consecutive year, marking the twelfth time in 16 years the company has been named No. 1.

Thursday, 19 February 2015 13:57

BNSF outlines 2015 capital plans for Missouri

BNSF's 2015 capital program for its operations in Missouri will be an estimated $153 million for rail capacity improvement projects and maintenance.

On Feb. 18, Sound Transit completed the permanent Tukwila rail station.

Canadian National's locomotive engineers and conductors working on the Northern Quebec Internal Short Line, who are represented by the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC) union, have ratified a new collective agreement. The four-year agreement provides wage increases and benefit improvements to 93 employees.

Texas Central High-Speed Railway (TCR) informed the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) that it recommends narrowing the consideration of potential high-speed rail corridors between Houston and Dallas to a single preferred corridor known as the Utility Corridor.

U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx joined Rep. Buddy Carter (R-GA-01) and local officials Feb. 17 at the proposed Brampton Road Connector in Georgia and pointed to Savannah's efforts to move freight faster and more efficiently as an example of communities' needs nationwide.

Wednesday, 18 February 2015 14:43

Patriot Rail names new CFO and VP sales

Patriot Rail Company LLC promoted Jennifer Whiteman to chief financial officer and added Justin Broyles as vice president sales.

Canadian National has negotiated a tentative labor agreement with the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC) union that represents approximately 1,800 of the company's locomotive engineers in Canada.

JFK AirTrain in New York has recently increased the number of third rail heaters that are remotely controlled using RailComm technology.

Thirteen organizations in nine states will receive a share of $29 million in grant funding through the Federal Transit Administration's (FTA) Innovative Safety, Resiliency and All-Hazards Emergency Response and Recovery Demonstration funding opportunity.

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