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Axion International has received an order to supply $250,000 worth of its proprietary Recycled Structural Composite crossties to Dallas Area Rapid Transit for use in the Trinity Railway Express that connects Dallas and Fort Worth. Axion is servicing the contract through Herzog Transit S ...

The U.S. Department of Transportation made $7.6 billion available in annual funding for states, local communities and transit agencies nationwide to help maintain bus and transit rail operations and provide for capital construction and maintenance projects.

The Illinois Commerce Commission issued an order this week granting EJ&E Railroad permission to install a second track between Joliet and New Lenox Township to accommodate an increase in rail traffic.

Deputy Federal Railroad Administrator Karen Rae was named Woman of the Year by the Women's Transportation Seminar (WTS), an international organization dedicated to the professional advancement of women in the transportation field. With 35 years of knowledge and expertise, Karen was selected to ...
23 May 2011

L.B. Foster

Stan L. Hasselbusch, president and chief executive officer of L.B. Foster Co., plans to retire on December 31, 2011. Hasselbusch joined the company in 1972 and held successfully progressing positions ultimately becoming president and CEO in 2002. Lee B. Foster, Chairman of the Board, ...
Siemens Industry, Inc., has been awarded a $17.2 million contract from Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA), on behalf of the City of Atlanta and the Atlanta Downtown Improvement District, to provide Atlanta with four new streetcars. The first car is expected to be delivered in ...
Invensys Rail Corporation in Louisville, Ky., will expand its Jefferson County headquarters operation, which will add 75 new engineering jobs and cost more than $3.2 million. The company will lease an additional 4,000 square feet in addition to its existing 120,000 square-foot Louisville facilit ...
Union Pacific Railroad representatives, customers and community leaders from western Wyoming officially opened a new $24 million rail yard about 20 miles west of Green River on May 19. The rail yard provides vital support for the nation's economic growth and shipping the products American familie ...
According to the Association of American Railroads, 2010 was the safest year ever for railroads, with significant reductions achieved in train accidents and employee casualties. The E.H. Harriman Award recognizes those railroads that accomplish exceptional safety records and this year marks Norf ...
Genesee & Wyoming Inc. has won the E.H. Harriman Gold Award for the best safety record among railroads working less than four million man-hours in 2010. This is the second-consecutive E.H. Harriman Gold Award for the BPRR, a Class 2 freight railroad with 368 miles of track in western New Yor ...
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