Mischa Wanek-Libman, editor

Mischa Wanek-Libman, editor

Mischa is originally from Grand Island, Neb., and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism and Mass Communication from Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, with a major in magazine journalism and minor in business management. She began her career in journalism and railroading at Railway Track & Structures in 2001 when she joined as assistant editor, before being named managing editor in 2008 and editor in 2010. 

Mischa has worked for 515 Magazine and Drake Magazine, both in Des Moines, and 08004homes.com in London, U.K.

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Shareholders of Providence and Worcester Railroad Company (P&W) voted to approve the proposed acquisition of PWRR by Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (GWI).

HDR, Inc., was selected in July 2016 to provide final design services for Sound Transit's Tacoma Link Expansion and expanded maintenance facility.

Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Secretary Leslie S. Richards hosted a groundbreaking event Oct. 26 for improvements to the Mount Joy station on Amtrak's Keystone Corridor, the latest in a series of investments to improve service on the 104-mile line.

The West Division transit practice of HNTB Corporation has added Steven Greene as group director, planning and associate vice president.

Wednesday, 26 October 2016 11:39

NECR breaks ground on rail upgrade project

Federal, state and local officials gathered on Oct. 25 for a groundbreaking of a New England Central Railroad (NECR) project that will upgrade infrastructure to accommodate freight carloads of up to 286,000 lbs.

Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County (Houston Metro) contractor, Houston Rapid Transit (HRT) has a plan to replace axle counters on three rail lines.

Wednesday, 26 October 2016 11:26

Koppers extends contract with Norfolk Southern

Koppers Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Koppers Holdings Inc., and Norfolk Southern have agreed to extend Koppers existing contract with the Class 1 through 2021.

RailComm launched its new iTrack Intelligent Yard Inventory solution and successfully deployed the system at Terminal Railway Alabama State Docks.

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan and CSX Chairman and CEO Michael Ward reaffirmed their pledge to find a way to make the infrastructure improvements needed to Baltimore's Howard Street Tunnel.

Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) commemorated the completion of the Crum Creek Viaduct replacement project on Oct. 21 with elected officials, community leaders and other dignitaries.

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