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Scott Weaver has been named vice president labor relations for Norfolk Southern Corporation, effective March 1. He will report to John Rathbone, executive vice president administration.
A collaborative effort among Amtrak, Metra and state and federal agencies to reduce diesel soot emissions and improve air quality in and around Union Station in Chicago has already produced…
Genesee & Wyoming Inc. appointed Ann Reese to its board of directors, effective February 2, 2012. Reese will serve on GWI's Audit Committee.
Amtrak is requesting $450 million in federal operating support for fiscal year 2013, a lower amount than the $466 million appropriated by Congress for FY 2012. The ability to seek…
The Wood Energy Group, Inc., a division of Banyan Rail Services Inc., hired Natalie Ann Macey as vice president sales and marketing.
RailAmerica has signed an agreement to acquire Marquette Rail LLC for $40 million, subject to final adjustments for working capital. The acquisition is subject to customary closing conditions and Surface…
House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee unveiled the American Energy & Infrastructure Jobs Act. The initiative is a five-year, $260 billion infrastructure bill that reforms transportation programs and promotes increased domestic…
The Association of American Railroads said the bill designed to fix the nation's crumbling transportation infrastructure will actually accelerate road and bridge damage and trigger an increase in taxpayer subsidies…
Honolulu Mayor Peter Carlisle presented a proposed solution to further strengthen the financial plan of Honolulu's rail project, remain on target for its successful completion and obtain full funding in…
GO Transit's new Allandale Waterfront Station in Barrie, ON, Canada, has opened for service. The new station allows GO Transit to extend service further into downtown Barrie, which will improve…
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