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Stella-Jones Inc. has completed the acquisition of Thompson Industries, Inc. Thompson's sales for its fiscal year ended September 30, 2011, were approximately $49.0 million. The purchase price totaled approximately $39.0 million, subject to post closing adjustments. Stella-Jones financ ...
On Dec.1, 2011, Deutsche Plasser presented the world's first 3D-tamping simulator in the newly extended training center in Bingen on the Rhine, Germany. With this new 09-3D tamping simulator, the training center now has a valuable training instrument. A completely new kind of simulatio ...
Canadian Pacific has brought 61 new high horsepower GE Evolution Series AC locomotives into service and the railway has initiated a program to modernize its low and medium horsepower yard locomotives. The new EVO locomotives, which are currently in transcontinental service on priority s ...
U.S. Development Group LLC, a Houston, Texas-based developer of rail logistics and terminal facilities, has begun operations at its Niobrara Crude Terminal, the third in a nationwide network of crude oil/condensate terminals. Located near I-25 in Carr, Colo., the industry logistics hub will hand ...
The Bridgeport, Ct., legislative delegation, led by Chair Rep. Andres Ayala, anticipates $1 million in state funding to be approved by the State Bond Commission when they meet Friday December 9, to begin ground work on a second train station that Rep. Ayala says will bring significant benefits t ...
CANARAIL, a Quebec-based company specializing in feasibility studies, consulting and the design and implementation of projects in the rail sector, appointed Miguel Valero as its new president. Prior to joining CANARAIL, Valero worked for various international companies in the road tran ...
Canadian Pacific will further develop its long train strategy in 2012. As part of CP's previously announced 2011 capital expansion program, the company's installation of new and extended sidings in several key regions throughout its network will allow CP to further benefit from current double di ...
NJ Transit will host a second public open house to discuss potential transit improvements along the congested highway corridor that connects suburban Gloucester and Camden counties with the city of Camden and Philadelphia. The first open house was conducted in April 2011. The open hous ...
Patriot Rail Corp., a shortline and regional freight railroad holding company, hired David Rohal to its management team as vice president, reporting to Patriot Chairman, President and CEO Gary Marino. Rohal brings more than 27 years of rail industry management experience to Patriot. Pr ...
The Federal Railroad Administration issued a Safety Advisory to remind railroads, contractors and railroad bridge workers of safety practices intended to prevent accidents and casualties to employees. FRA regulations require standards related to scaffolding and for railroads and railroad contrac ...
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