Mischa Wanek-Libman, editor

Mischa Wanek-Libman, editor

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Thursday, 08 August 2013 10:47

Metrolinx halts Scarborough LRT work

The Big Move, an ambitious 25-year plan to enhance transportation in the Toronto region, is down a light-rail project following Metrolinx's announcement that progress on the Scarborough LRT project is suspended.

Monday, 05 August 2013 13:57

The railroads' ideal M/W machine

Every railroad has a different ideal when it comes to machinery, but safety, reliability and ease of use are common factors found on every wish list.

The Fatality Analysis of Maintenance-of-Way Employees and Signalmen (FAMES) Committee issued three recommendations following a report finding a spike in roadway worker fatalities in the hour following the traditional noon mealtime.

Mexico President Enrique Peña Nieto said Monday that his administration plans to invest Mex$4 billion (US$318 million) in infrastructure projects over the next five years.

Wednesday, 10 July 2013 09:35

The fastener fixation

Suppliers have done their homework when it comes to developing fastening systems to keep track secure and railroad budgets in line.

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.

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