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Norfolk Southern participated in the location of 67 new industries and the expansion of 28 existing industries along its rail lines in 2010. New plants and expansions represented an investment of $2.5 billion by NS customers and are expected to create 2,000 jobs in the railroad's territ ...
CN, the Montreal Port Authority and the two companies that operate the port's three key container terminals have completed two service agreements that will drive a strong focus on supply chain efficiencies. The two agreements – one signed by CN, the port authority and Montreal Gat ...
Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman John Mica (R-FL) has announced the locations for a series of national field hearings and public forums on pending major surface transportation legislation.
 
 The nationwide meetings with state and local offici ...
As the newly sworn-in 112th Congress begins to organize for the legislative business ahead, a few key committee leaders have begun to reveal their plans for the next surface transportation authorization bill. In a series of meetings with transportation industry groups (including APTA President B ...
Brian McGavock has been appointed to general superintendent of Harriman Dispatching Center, based in Omaha, Neb. He succeeds Mark Payne, who is retiring after 32 years of service. In his new role, McGavock is responsible for train dispatching over UP's 5,500-mile Southern Region in Oklahoma, Texas a ...
Nordco Inc. has made two changes in its senior management team that are part of a coordinated effort to build closer, more productive relationships with its maintenance-of-way customers. Bob Coakley has been named director of sales and marketing at Nordco. Coakley is heading up the comp ...
United States Steel Corporation named Malisa J. Sommers managing director of transportation and president of Transtar, Inc., U. S. Steel's transportation subsidiary. As managing director of transportation, Sommers will be responsible for various aspects of transportation and ...
Recent track improvements will allow Union Pacific to increase the speed of its trains in western Wisconsin communities, reducing motorist wait time at crossings. The speed will increase from 30 mph to 50 mph across more than 20 miles of Union Pacific's line between Hudson and Menomonie, Wis. ...

Delcan Corporation, a multidisciplinary engineering, planning, management and technology consulting firm, added a new Rail and Transit group.

Port Authority Transit Corporation high speed line customers will be able to pay transit fares with their credit or debit cards in 2011 under a pilot agreement between Cubic Transportation Systems, Inc., the transportation segment of Cubic Corporation and PATCO, a subsidiary of the Delaware Rive ...
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