Latest Rail News
The Rail Labor Bargaining Coalition has asked to be released from federal mediation. The RLBC is comprised of the Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employes Division, the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen (both divisions of the Teamster Rail Conference), the Brotherhood of Railroa ...
Following L.B. Foster's acquisition of Portec Rail Products, Inc. in mid December, 2010, the company has formed "a new business team focused on enhancing its global leadership position in wheel/rail interface solutions," L.B. Foster said today. The new organization is named L.B. Foster ...
Canadian National's construction of its new Calgary Logistics Park, an investment of approximately $206 million (C$200 million), will start this summer with targeted completion by the end of 2012. "CN is eager to break ground for the new logistics park, which will provide seamless ...
BNSF Railway and Yellowstone Valley Railroad will amend their lease agreement this fall on the rail route between Snowden and Glendive, Mont. BNSF will provide service for unit trains and YSVR will provide service for all other traffic along the line between Snowden and Crane. BNSF wil ...
Florida's Broward County Board of County Commissioners has unanimously approved action authorizing the Port Everglades Department staff to negotiate a Memorandum of Understanding with the Florida East Coast Railway company leading to the development of an Intermodal Container Transfer Facility o ...
VIA Rail Canada held its first Annual Public Meeting June 14, at the Ottawa Train Station. Broadcast simultaneously on the Internet, the meeting provided an opportunity for the public to learn about VIA's business operations, financial performance and projects for improvements. It also ...
As construction season approaches, The Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority will break ground on the updating of its Buckeye-Woodhill Rapid Transit Station on the Blue and Green Lines. The GCRTA Board of Trustees Vice President, Mayor Dennis Clough of Westlake, will host the groundbreaki ...
Leading European and Japanese high-speed rail operators reviewed the Amtrak next-generation high-speed rail vision plan and have expressed support for its phased approach to achieve 220 mph service on the Northeast Corridor. The operators also suggested that while Amtrak's total assessment is so ...
The Federal Railroad Administration has pushed back the implementation date of its final rule on Track Safety Standards concerning concrete crossties from July 1, 2011 to October 1, 2011. The delay in the effective date is in response to two petitions for reconsideration of its final rule that manda ...
BNSF employees had reason to celebrate Friday, June 3, as the first train traversed the completed double track through the Abo Canyon on the Southwest division. This project addressed one of the last remaining segments of single-line track on BNSF's busy Southern Transcon. The 2.5-year ...
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