Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

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Wednesday, 03 September 2014 13:19

R.J. Corman completes acquisition of TSE

R. J. Corman Railroad Company has completed the acquisition of Texas Southeastern Railroad (TSE), a subsidiary of Georgia-Pacific LLC.

Wednesday, 03 September 2014 13:16

PHL now serving Los Angeles-Long Beach spur

Pacific Harbor Line (PHL) is now serving customers located in three industrial areas near the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, Calif., linked to a 10-mile industrial spur owned by Union Pacific.

Wednesday, 03 September 2014 13:11

MBTA opens Assembly Orange Line Station

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) opened the Assembly Orange Line station, the first new MBTA station in 27 years, on September 2. MBTA said the station is a key element in the creation of a transit-oriented development at Assembly Row, providing a vital transit link between Assembly Row and Boston.

Jerome Wallut has been appointed president of Alstom Transportation Inc. and senior vice-president of Alstom's North American rail transportation business.

Wabtec Corporation has acquired C2CE Pty Ltd., an Australian-based provider of railway signal design services. C2CE provides turnkey train control, signaling and communications solutions, including design, project management and installation for railway markets in Australia and Southeast Asia. The company also designs and installs high- and low-voltage power distribution systems and provides electrical and communications solutions for industrial markets.

Tuesday, 02 September 2014 12:47

Minneapolis approves Southwest LRT

The Minneapolis City Council granted the Southwest light-rail transit project municipal consent, allowing the Metropolitan Council to seek approval from the federal government to enter Final Engineering. Hennepin County and the cities of Eden Prairie, Minnetonka, Hopkins and St. Louis Park all provided municipal consent to the project previously.

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn's Illinois Jobs Now! capital program will make a $102-million investment to improve system performance and reliability on a key segment of the Chicago-to-St. Louis high-speed rail line.

Tuesday, 02 September 2014 12:41

CTA to perform renovations on Blue Line station

The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) will close the California Blue Line station for 42 days beginning Thursday, September 4, for major renovations as part of the "Your New Blue" modernization program for the O'Hare branch of the Blue Line. The station is scheduled to re-open October 16.

Tuesday, 02 September 2014 12:39

UP reorganizes its operating department

Union Pacific made multiple operating department appointments, which went into affect September 1.

Tuesday, 02 September 2014 12:39

UNITRAC hires new VP of operations

UNITRAC Railroad Materials, Inc., has hired Scott Arnold as the vice president of operations at UNITRAC's headquarters and manufacturing facility in Knoxville, Tenn. Arnold comes from Yale Locks, where he served as the director of operation and brings with him more than 20 years of manufacturing experience.

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