Latest Rail News
The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority will introduce a reduced winter schedule affecting the Metro-North New Haven Line rush-hour, peak-direction trains starting Monday, February 7. This schedule reduces service by approximately 10 percent percent during peak hours. In nearly all ca ...
The Central Corridor Light Rail Transit Project in Minnesota is poised to create at least 3,400 jobs now that the federal government has forwarded the Full Funding Grant Agreement to Congress. A 60-day courtesy review will occur prior to execution, when an FFGA will commit the federal government ...
The Caltrain Board of Directors has set two public hearings to receive comments on possible service and fare changes, station closures as well as to declare a fiscal emergency. Caltrain Executive Director Michael Scanlon called the board’s action “the first step in the proce ...
Norfolk Southern participated in the location of 67 new industries and the expansion of 28 existing industries along its rail lines in 2010. New plants and expansions represented an investment of $2.5 billion by NS customers and are expected to create 2,000 jobs in the railroad's territ ...
CN, the Montreal Port Authority and the two companies that operate the port's three key container terminals have completed two service agreements that will drive a strong focus on supply chain efficiencies. The two agreements – one signed by CN, the port authority and Montreal Gat ...
Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman John Mica (R-FL) has announced the locations for a series of national field hearings and public forums on pending major surface transportation legislation.
 
 The nationwide meetings with state and local offici ...
As the newly sworn-in 112th Congress begins to organize for the legislative business ahead, a few key committee leaders have begun to reveal their plans for the next surface transportation authorization bill. In a series of meetings with transportation industry groups (including APTA President B ...
Brian McGavock has been appointed to general superintendent of Harriman Dispatching Center, based in Omaha, Neb. He succeeds Mark Payne, who is retiring after 32 years of service. In his new role, McGavock is responsible for train dispatching over UP's 5,500-mile Southern Region in Oklahoma, Texas a ...
Nordco Inc. has made two changes in its senior management team that are part of a coordinated effort to build closer, more productive relationships with its maintenance-of-way customers. Bob Coakley has been named director of sales and marketing at Nordco. Coakley is heading up the comp ...
United States Steel Corporation named Malisa J. Sommers managing director of transportation and president of Transtar, Inc., U. S. Steel's transportation subsidiary. As managing director of transportation, Sommers will be responsible for various aspects of transportation and ...
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