Mischa Wanek-Libman, editor

Mischa Wanek-Libman, editor

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L.B. Foster Company said that it is changing the names of several of its subsidiary companies acquired from Portec Rail Products, Inc., to L.B. Foster Rail Technologies

A crucial bridge that provides the only access into Manhattan for all Metro-North trains traveling to and from Grand Central Terminal is due for a major upgrade, the railroad said on Oct. 9.

Union Pacific Railroad is enhancing Nebraska's transportation infrastructure by investing more than $29 million in the rail line that runs between Grand Island and Havens.

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn, joined by Illinois Transportation Secretary Ann L. Schneider and other state and local officials, said a plan to construct an overpass bridge at Illinois Route 38 and Kautz Road over the Union Pacific Railroad is moving forward,

Wednesday, 10 October 2012 10:53

Amtrak carries most passengers ever

Amtrak carried more than 31.2 million passengers in Fiscal Year 2012 ending September 30, marking the highest annual ridership total since America's Railroad® started operations in 1971 and the ninth ridership record during the past ten years.

Global diversified industrial company Harsco Corporation secured three new international orders within its Harsco Rail group totaling more than $85 million in projected revenues and further adding to the group's multi-year production backlog.

Tuesday, 09 October 2012 12:40

Union Pacific acquires Oklahoma line

Union Pacific Railroad acquired complete ownership of a rail line in Oklahoma three decades after state officials saved what continues to be a link of commerce through the Sooner State.

Indiana University students and Bloomington commuters will notice increased trains speeds beginning Monday, Oct. 15 on the Indiana Rail Road Company (INRD) rail line that cuts through the IU campus and the balance of the city.

Southern California's Metrolink partnered with the San Bernardino Associated Governments (SanBAG) in its groundbreaking event for the Eastern Maintenance Facility (EMF) Expansion project on Thursday, Oct. 4. SanBAG is the lead agency and funding source for the $13 million project.

Tuesday, 09 October 2012 12:34

MARTA selects Parker as new GM and CEO

The MARTA Board of Directors selected Keith T. Parker as MARTA's next general manager and chief executive officer on Oct. 4.

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