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Patriot Rail Corp. restructured its operations management team. The changes, effective January 1, 2012, were implemented to better focus management efforts among rail operations and marketing to customers.
Dear Railway Track & Structures and Rail Group News readers, Happy New Year. January 1 marked my first day as publisher of the Simmons-Boardman Rail Division, which consists of Railway…
Skanska signed a design-build contract to construct a 16-kilometer (9.9-mile) extension of the Bay Area Rapid Transit system near San Francisco, Calif. Skanska is leading a joint venture with Shimmick…
Atlantic Track promoted Ricky Knox to the newly created position of Southeast regional manager. Knox has been with Atlantic Track since 2004 and has been in the railroad industry for…
The Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension Construction Authority (Construction Authority) issued an end of the year statement to project stakeholders highlighting the many project milestone's reached during 2011. Paramount in…
The Santa Monica City Council approved action advancing the 15.2-mile Expo Line between Los Angeles and Santa Monica, Calif. At the Dec. 13 city council meeting, city staff presented recommendations…
Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (GWI) reported that a train operated by its subsidiary Genesee & Wyoming Australia Pty Ltd (GWA) derailed in the vicinity of the Edith River bridge, approximately…
Following discussions with its state and local partners, Amtrak is taking the lead on the next phase of renovations at the Lancaster Train Station. The Capstone project will address the…
North Dakota Senators John Hoeven and Kent Conrad, Congressman Rick Berg and Governor Jack Dalrymple said they have a plan in place to move forward on upgrading the Amtrak-BNSF Railway…
Watco Companies, LLC, has created a new service division named Watco Compliance Services. Team members of this division will be tasked with providing a uniform and standardized approach to compliance,…
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