Mischa Wanek-Libman, editor

Mischa Wanek-Libman, editor

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Wednesday, 10 July 2013 09:23

The spark of innovation

Beefed up R&D efforts resulting in stronger, more reliable welds.

Norfolk Southern CEO Wick Moorman and U.S. Rep. Bill Shuster joined federal, state and local officials June 11 to officially dedicate the Franklin County Regional Intermodal Facility in Pennsylvania.

Expansion in domestic and international intermodal markets will help to drive continued long-term profitable growth at CSX, Chief Financial Officer Fredrik Eliasson stated at the 2013 Cowen and Company 6th Annual Global Transportation Conference in New York.

Sound Transit is conducting two open houses this month to seek public comment on its evaluation of alternatives to extend Link light rail from SeaTac to the Kent/Des Moines and Federal Way areas.

The New Jersey Transit Board of Directors authorized the agency to enter into a public-private partnership with Cablevision Systems Corporation to offer one of the top requested amenities to NJ Transit customers: high-speed wireless internet access at stations and onboard trains.

Monday, 10 June 2013 16:18

Building the energy boom

Flexible infrastructure plans and strategic upgrades have allowed the Canadian railroads to take full advantage of the surge in energy- related traffic.

Monday, 20 May 2013 17:53

NRC is stronger than ever

The National Railroad Construction and Maintenance Association has experienced healthy growth by keeping the needs of its members in the forefront.

The joint venture of Stacy and Witbeck, Inc., and Herzog Contracting Corp. utilize innovation and fluid communication to safely construct a 45-mile commuter rail line.

The government of Quebec wants a light-rail option to be included in plans for the new Champlain Bridge in Montreal. The bridge will cross the St. Lawrence River and will link the Island of Montreal to the South Shore, passing through île des Soeurs.

In another record-setting year, North American railroads continue to invest in themselves with capacity expansion and maintenance projects.

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