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On Monday January 9, a pilot program introducing "quiet cars" on the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority's Metro-North New Haven Line begins on select rush-hour trains.

Amsted RPS, a division of Amsted Rail, will expand its product portfolio to include urban railway infrastructure products from edilon)(sedra.

ENSCO, Inc., has initiated the corporate restructuring of several of its key businesses and international activities. This restructuring will allow these businesses to increase their concentration within their distinct market areas and better manage corporate liability.

The Federal Railroad Administration released proposed improvements to existing Passenger Train Emergency Systems regulations that could further protect occupants of passenger trains during emergencies.

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation released fare increase and service reduction proposals for the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority, aimed at closing a projected $161 million budget gap for Fiscal Year 2013.

04 January 2012

GE acquires RMI

GE Transportation completed its acquisition of software provider RMI from The Carlyle Group. The acquisition significantly expands GE Transportation's Software and Optimization Solutions business to serve railroad customers worldwide. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Patriot Rail Corp. restructured its operations management team. The changes, effective January 1, 2012, were implemented to better focus management efforts among rail operations and marketing to customers.

Unitrac Railroad Materials has hired Tony Chambers as its Southeast regional sales manager.

Dear Railway Track & Structures and Rail Group News readers, Happy New Year. January 1 marked my first day as publisher of the Simmons-Boardman Rail Division, which consists of Railway Age, International Railway Journal and Railway Track & S ...
Canadian National completed the merger of three of its U.S. operating subsidiaries on Dec. 31, 2011. The merger of Duluth, Missabe and Iron Range Railway Company, Duluth, Winnipeg and Pacific Railway Company and Wisconsin Central Ltd. will simplify CN's corporate structure and operations by combi ...
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