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RMI, a GE Transportation company and provider of transportation management software and analytics to the railroad industry, has been selected as a 2012 Top 100 Logistics Technology Company by Inbound Logistics magazine for the seventh consecutive year.

Judy Hricak, CPSM, vice president, was promoted to chief marketing officer of Gannett Fleming. Hricak is the first Gannett Fleming employee to hold this title, reflecting her efforts to develop and maintain a corporate marketing strategy that consistently and effectively promotes Gannett Fleming ...

Kansas City Southern's subsidiary, The Kansas City Southern Railway Company, received the American Chemistry Council's Responsible Care Partner Award on April 30 at the 21st annual Responsible Care Conference and Expo in Hollywood, Fla.

Jacksonville, Fla.-based RailAmerica, Inc., has officially completed its acquisition of Marquette Rail LLC for approximately $40 million. Marquette Rail is based in Ludington, Mich.

Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority's Expo light-rail line officially opened to the public on April 28.

The Chicago Transit Authority along with the Village of Skokie opened the Oakton Station, the first new ‘L' station to open in 18 years. "This joint effort resulted in a state-of-the art station and an additional, accessible station option for the expanding business and transportat ...
Genesee & Wyoming Inc.'s newly-formed subsidiary, the Columbus & Chattahoochee Railroad, Inc., signed an agreement with Norfolk Southern to lease and operate a 26-mile segment of NS track that runs from Girard, Ala., to Mahrt, Ala. The CCR will interchange with NS in Columbus, Ga., where ...

Patriot Rail Corp. newly-formed rail subsidiary, Kingman Terminal Railroad has been awarded a long-term license agreement to provide rail operating services to customers at the Kingman Airport & Industrial Park, located in Mohave County, Ariz.

Koppers Inc. and Union Pacific agreed to extend their existing sales contract for an additional five years through January 31, 2017. Koppers provides treated railroad crossties and other railroad-related products and services to Union Pacific.

An $86 million Chicago Transit Authority Red Line renovation project will involve seven stations: Jarvis, Morse, Granville, Thorndale, Berwyn, Argyle and Lawrence. The funding comes from a mix of federal and local resources and will generate approximately 250 full-time equivalent jobs.

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