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The Virginia Department of Transportation completed the Virginia Statewide Multimodal Freight Study - Phase II, which presents findings and recommendations to improve freight movement across the commonwealth. "This study has enabled us to identify the projects and develop strategie ...
Axion International, producer of industrial building products and railroad ties made from 100 percent recycled plastic, will be implementing various expansion initiatives that will effectively double the capacity for Axion's Recycled Structural Composites (RSC). Due to the increasing nu ...
Houston METRO has awarded Siemens Industry, Inc., an $83-million contract to build and deliver nineteen S70 light rail vehicles including spare parts, training and manuals. The vehicles will be manufactured from start to finish at Siemens' rail vehicle manufacturing plant in Sacramento, Calif. ...
CN has acquired more than 1,000 new domestic containers to better serve manufacturers and distributors of grocery and consumer goods in domestic markets across Canada and grow the railway's participation in the segment. Roughly 80 percent of the new containers are heated, ensuring year ...
Wabtec Corporation's MotivePower subsidiary has signed a contract to build 22 new locomotives for CBH Group, handler and transporter of grain in Australia. The locomotives are scheduled to be delivered in 2012. Under the contract, MotivePower will build a combination of standard- and ...
In a letter addressed to NRC members, Chuck Baker, NRC president wrote: NRC Members and friends, With deep sadness, I write to let you know that two members of the NRC family, Mark Meyer and his wife Holly, passed away on Friday night April 8 after being involved in a fatal tr ...
Canadian National and Earth Day Canada have announced a five-year partnership agreement under which EDC will support a CN program to encourage environmental values and initiatives among CN employees across North America. Working at key North American CN offices and yard facilities, the ...
Watco Transportation Services, LLC., based in Pittsburg, Kan., has announced the successful start-up of the Autauga Northern Railroad (AUT), which began serving Customers on Saturday, April 9. The AUT is Watco's third railroad in Alabama continuing a strong partnership with both the state and it ...
The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority and Massachusetts Bay Commuter Railroad Company have decided to expand the Quiet Car pilot program to all commuter rail lines on a permanent basis. "The MBTA is pleased that the Quiet Car pilot program has provided customers with an e ...
Diagnostic reviews will begin this summer at railroad crossings around the state of Wyoming to determine what improvements are needed to create railroad quiet zones under a program funded by the 2011 Legislature. Lawmakers appropriated $5 million for improvements at crossings in Wyomin ...
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