Latest Rail News
Iowa Mold Tooling Co. Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company, has named John Field as the company's new product manager of material handling. Field brings to the position more than 25 years of experience in product application support and material handling systems. "We are excited t ...
The weekend of Feb. 25-27 the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority will continue its efforts to rebuild the Metrorail system by upgrading its track and infrastructure systems. As a result of this critical work, trains on the Red, Orange, Blue, Yellow and Green lines will single-track f ...
The Association of American Railroads recently told the Surface Transportation Board that the current rail economic regulatory framework is a success for both railroads and their customers. Testifying at a hearing to review regulatory exemptions for certain types of rail traffic, AAR President a ...
24 February 2011

BNSF

President Obama named BNSF CEO Matt Rose, AFL-CIO President Rich Trumka and United Food and Commercial Workers' Secretary-Treasurer Joseph Hansen to the White House Council on Jobs and Competitiveness. The three join a long list of mostly business executives and bankers on the council. ...
The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio approved an agreement between PUCO, Wheeling & Lake Erie Railway Company and the City of Twinsburg authorizing W&LE to install flashing lights and gates at two grade crossings in Summit County. W&LE will install the upgrades at the Can ...
24 February 2011

NJ Transit

NJ TRANSIT Executive Director James Weinstein has announced plans to unveil at the March 9 Board of Directors meeting a new initiative that will provide the public with a measurement of how the corporation is performing. The upcoming "Scorecard" initiative will use metrics to ...
Paul G. Smith recently appointed as VIA Rail Canada's chairman, spoke to members of Quebec MBA Association in Montreal and said "VIA Rail is undergoing one of the biggest transformations in the corporation's history." When it is completed, he concluded VIA Rail "will be a market l ...
Axion International, producer of industrial building products and railroad ties made from 100 percent recycled plastic, through the existing relationship with its sales representative, Innovative Green Solutions, LLC, received an initial purchase order to supply its Recycled Structural Composite ...
Operations have begun at the new Northwest Ohio Terminal, the cornerstone of a new double-stack freight rail corridor between East Coast sea ports such as the Port of Baltimore and the Midwest. Located near North Baltimore, Ohio, the new facility employs more than 200 full-time employees, and wi ...
The South Florida Regional Transportation Authority began new Tri-Rail shuttle service in Opa-locka on February 22, 2011. Two routes, the Opa-locka Express North Link and South Link, will serve locations including downtown Opa-locka, the Central Business District, Miami-Dade College, the City L ...
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