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Omega names new regional sales manager
Omega Industries, Inc., has hired Jerry McCombs as southeast U.S. regional sales manager.
Port, grade separation projects receive FASTLANE grants
Several intermodal projects, as well as two grade separation projects will benefit from Fostering Advancements in Shipping and Transportation for the Long-Term Achievement of National Efficiencies (FASTLANE) grants.
A firm grasp on fastening systems
Suppliers look to improve the way their respective fastening systems hold track together.
CTC allocates more than $54 million for rail projects
The California Transportation Commission (CTC) has adopted 156 projects, valued at $583 million, to support needed upkeep on California's aging roads and bridges, make upgrades to transit and rail systems…
2016 update: Special trackwork
Turnouts, diamonds, frogs and other special trackwork components are always evolving as manufacturers study new technologies to improve the rails.
Encore Rail Systems hosts Rep. Polis for demonstration, discussion
Rep. Jared Polis (D-CO-2) joined representatives from Encore Rail Systems on June 29, 2016, for a product demonstration and discussion on public policy priorities for greater Denver's manufacturing and rail…
Work on expanded GO Transit service between Hamilton and the Niagara Region to begin in 2017
Ontario is planning to bring new weekday GO rail service between the future Confederation GO Station in Hamilton and the Niagara Region starting in 2021, with service to Niagara Falls…
Koppers signs rail joint contracts with Norfolk Southern and Union Pacific
Koppers Inc. has signed long-term contracts with Norfolk Southern (three years) and Union Pacific (five years) for bonded rail joint assemblies.
Union Pacific plans tie replacement project in Montana
Union Pacific plans to invest $1.7 million in 2016 to improve its transportation infrastructure in Montana, which will enhance employee, community and customer safety and increase rail operating efficiency.
FRA's preliminary report on Mosier derailment points to broken bolts as cause
A Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) preliminary report of the June 3 Union Pacific oil train derailment near Mosier, Ore., found broken lag bolts that led to gauge widening to be…
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