Mischa Wanek-Libman, editor

Mischa Wanek-Libman, editor

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Tuesday, 09 October 2012 12:32

Plane crash takes two industry veterans

Patsy Crisafi, co-founder, principal and executive vice-president of Roadway Worker Training, Inc., and Vinnie Vaccarello, president and co-owner of All Railroad Services Corporation, both of St. Augustine, Fla., were killed in a small plane crash on Oct. 3 in Gary, Ind.

Tuesday, 18 September 2012 00:00

BNSF wins Hay Award at AREMA conference

BNSF was awarded the 2012 Dr. William W. Hay Award for Excellence during the AREMA Annual Conference in Chicago, Ill.

Tuesday, 18 September 2012 00:00

Canadian Pacific offers faster transcon service

Canadian Pacific launched new faster intermodal train services connecting Vancouver, B.C., to Toronto, ON, or Chicago, Ill.

Tuesday, 18 September 2012 00:00

RailWorks names corporate equipment manager

RailWorks Corporation named Daniel Brown corporate equipment manager.

The Regional Transportation Authority unveiled a plan to fund capital improvements for transit systems across Chicago and the suburbs.

Monday, 17 September 2012 00:00

DePallo named Metrolink CEO

The Metrolink Board of Directors appointed Michael P. DePallo, a veteran transit leader with more than 30 years of experience, as chief executive officer of the Southern California commuter rail service.

Thursday, 09 August 2012 00:00

CREATE program update: keeping Chicago fluid

The CREATE program continues to improve movement through the nation’s rail nucleus.

The Chicago Region Environmental and Transportation Efficiency (CREATE) Program marked nine years of existence in June 2012.

Thursday, 09 August 2012 00:00

2012 chief enigneers’ survey: WISH LIST

Safety remains at the top of engineering department’s list of equipment guidelines.

You want to impress a railroad engineer with a piece of maintenance equipment? Make sure it's versatile, reliable, as well as easy to maintain, to transport and to use. Above all else, it must be safe.

A commuter rail bridge, believed to be the largest truss bridge ever moved after assembly, was rolled into place over Torrence Avenue near 130th Street in Chicago, Ill.

The Federal Railroad Administration issued a report titled Positive Train Control Implementation Status, Issues, and Impacts to Congress this month reporting on progress of the railroad carriers in implementing PTC systems.

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