Mischa Wanek-Libman, editor

Mischa Wanek-Libman, editor

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Thursday, 10 March 2016 11:18

Carlo Patrick to join Herzog Services, Inc.

Carlo Patrick will join Herzog Services, Inc., as vice president effective March 21, 2016.

The industry's annual single day blitz of congressional officials brought more than 400 industry representatives to Washington, D.C., on March 3.

Canadian Pacific Railway and the city of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada have agreed to terms for the sale by CP of the Arbutus Corridor to the city for CA$55 million (US$41.4 million).

Less than a week before the rail industry gathers in Washington, D.C., to promote issues, such as the 45G shortline tax credit, legislation was introduced in both houses of Congress that would make the tax credit permanent.

A study evaluating high-capacity transit options for Ann Arbor, Mich., and the University of Michigan found that a light-rail route would be the recommended mode of transport over other alternatives.

BNSF revealed more details about its planned 2016 capital expenditure program in New Mexico. The railroad said the $100-million plan is focused on projects that help ensure BNSF continues to operate a safe and reliable network and reflects the success BNSF has had in adding capacity in prior years to support customer demand.

Tuesday, 16 February 2016 13:02

KCS improves capacity of cross border bridge

Kansas City Southern identified the International Rail Bridge at Laredo/Nuevo Laredo as an opportunity to improve operational efficiency and a candidate for the Business Process Improvement (BPI) Program in 2015.

Thursday, 11 February 2016 11:36

G&W 2016 capex down nearly 30 percent

Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (G&W) will target a $225 million capital program in 2016, which is down approximately 28 percent when compared to its 2015 spend of $315 million.

Norfolk Southern has a planned capital improvement budget of $2.1 billion in 2016, which is $300 million less than its record $2.4 billion capital plan in 2015.

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