Latest Rail News
24 May 2011

FEC joins AAR

Florida East Coast Railway has become the Association of American Railroads' newest railroad member. The Florida East Coast Railway operates a 351-mile rail network along the east coast of Florida. "We are excited to join the AAR which has been the leader in ensuring best practice ...
Union Pacific was honored for its dedication to customer service by Toyota Logistics Services. This is the third year in a row UP has received this award. The 2010 Toyota Logistics Excellence Award distinguishes the top transportation supplier excelling in communication, responsiveness, equipmen ...
The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio, the Ohio Rail Development Commission, Ohio Central Railroad and Tuscarawas County have come to an agreement to install flashing lights and gates at the Chestnut Ridge Road/County Road 97 (474-301E) grade crossing. OHCR must submit site plans and ...
Axion International has received an order to supply $250,000 worth of its proprietary Recycled Structural Composite crossties to Dallas Area Rapid Transit for use in the Trinity Railway Express that connects Dallas and Fort Worth. Axion is servicing the contract through Herzog Transit S ...

The U.S. Department of Transportation made $7.6 billion available in annual funding for states, local communities and transit agencies nationwide to help maintain bus and transit rail operations and provide for capital construction and maintenance projects.

The Illinois Commerce Commission issued an order this week granting EJ&E Railroad permission to install a second track between Joliet and New Lenox Township to accommodate an increase in rail traffic.

Deputy Federal Railroad Administrator Karen Rae was named Woman of the Year by the Women's Transportation Seminar (WTS), an international organization dedicated to the professional advancement of women in the transportation field. With 35 years of knowledge and expertise, Karen was selected to ...
23 May 2011

L.B. Foster

Stan L. Hasselbusch, president and chief executive officer of L.B. Foster Co., plans to retire on December 31, 2011. Hasselbusch joined the company in 1972 and held successfully progressing positions ultimately becoming president and CEO in 2002. Lee B. Foster, Chairman of the Board, ...
Siemens Industry, Inc., has been awarded a $17.2 million contract from Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA), on behalf of the City of Atlanta and the Atlanta Downtown Improvement District, to provide Atlanta with four new streetcars. The first car is expected to be delivered in ...
Invensys Rail Corporation in Louisville, Ky., will expand its Jefferson County headquarters operation, which will add 75 new engineering jobs and cost more than $3.2 million. The company will lease an additional 4,000 square feet in addition to its existing 120,000 square-foot Louisville facilit ...
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