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Watco Companies, LLC, has created a new service division named Watco Compliance Services. Team members of this division will be tasked with providing a uniform and standardized approach to compliance, training and operational excellence throughout Watco.

According to the Railway Association of Canada, Canada's rail sector has bounced back from the 2009 global economic downturn posting solid volume growth. The industry has also continued to invest significantly in increased capacity and efficiencies. The findings are outlined in Rail Trends 2011, ...

United Transportation Union-represented trainmen and engineers employed by Evansville & Western Railroad approved a new five-year agreement, while UTU-represented trainmen and engineers employed by Iowa Interstate Railroad ratified a new six-year agreement.

New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority Board approved the agency's budget for 2012, culminating a process that began with the release of the agency's Preliminary Proposed Budget and Four-Year Financial Plan in July, updated last month by a Final Proposed Budget and Four-Year Financial P ...
Ballots will go out this week to members of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen employed by Amtrak for a new collective bargaining agreement. The tentative five-year deal would provide members with 10 general wage increases totaling 14 percent, compounding to 15 percent, over the ...

One year and 500 submissions later, the names for Houston, Texas, METRO's East End, Southeast and North Lines have been finalized. The METRO Board of Directors approved the following names for its new light-rail lines:

Despite an overall downward trend in transportation fatalities in the United States, estimates for 2010 released by the National Transportation Safety Board reveal a rise in several categories, including motorcycles, medium and heavy trucks, buses, rail and pipeline. "Though the NTSB cont ...

RailComm has been selected to provide its wireless remote control automation system at BNSF's Longview facility in Washington.

After three years of development, ProTran1 has been awarded a major contract from IMTRAM LTD in Australia to supply several wireless fail-safe bi-directional Portable Automatic Track Warning Systems, which will be used by several Australian railways all over the country for work zone protection. ...

CSX will begin the start of on-dock rail services at the Virginia Port Authority's APM Terminal in Portsmouth on Jan. 3, 2012.

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