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John Gregory has been named a senior supervising engineer in the Orange, Calif., office of Parsons Brinckerhoff. Gregory has more than 20 years of transit industry experience. His vehicle design experience includes supervising a mechanical design team and coordinating engineering desig ...

Canadian National has plans for a US$165-million expansion of its Kirk Yard in Gary, Ind., and relocation of its Chicago area locomotive repair shop to the upgraded freight car classification facility in Northwest Indiana.

Stockton Terminal & Eastern Railroad in California, which has been in operation since 1908, is now part of the OmniTRAX, Inc., family of managed railroads. "The ST&E has a long and storied history and has provided quality rail service to its customers for decades," sa ...
Flintco Pacific, Inc. has signed a nearly $58 million contract to build a maintenance and layover facility for the Altamont Commuter Express train fleet in California, which is owned and operated by San Joaquin Regional Rail Commission. Currently, ACE trains are maintained in South Stoc ...
The sale of Canadian National's assets of IC RailMarine Terminal Company to Raven Energy, LLC, an affiliate of Foresight Energy, LLC and the Cline Group for US$73 has closed and Cline assumed operation of the Convent transfer facility as of August 1, 2011. As part of this sale agreemen ...
Brandt Road Rail Inc., which designs and manufactures railroad maintenance-of-way products, has officially launched Brandt Rail Services, a railroad services business located in Georgetown, Texas. Brandt Rail Services is being led by Steve Orrell, former president, CEO and Co-founder of ...
CSX will be investing $15 million for a 34-acre intermodal terminal to be constructed in Louisville, Ky. The terminal is slated to begin operations in early 2012. The new terminal will be built and operated by CSX Intermodal Terminals. When it opens, it will provide inbound and outboun ...
Genesee & Wyoming Inc. has signed an agreement to acquire the Arizona Eastern Railway from Iowa Pacific Holdings, LLC, of Chicago, Ill., for $90.1 million. The acquisition is expected to be complete by the end of the third quarter of 2011. "The Arizona Eastern serves copper mi ...
The Missouri Department of Transportation, Union Pacific, Amtrak and the Federal Railroad Administration have signed a service agreement that will allow work to begin on Missouri's first rail infrastructure project funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. The signing follows negotia ...
Union Pacific will invest $6.5 million to enhance the Western Nebraska rail line that runs from Broadwater, Neb., to near Northport, Neb. The more than 14-mile project includes removing and installing rail and renewing the surfaces at 14 road crossings.

 

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