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Train and engine workers employed by DeQueen & Eastern Railroad (D&ER) voted June 20 to elect United Transportation Union Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers (UTU-SMART) as their collective…
SYSTRA has hired Wes Coates as vice president, sector manager, planning & operations analysis.
Union Pacific has been named a 2013 Best Diversity Company by the readers of Diversity Careers in Engineering and Information Technology for the fifth consecutive year.
Association of American Railroads (AAR) President and CEO Edward Hamberger on June 26 told a House Transportation Committee special panel on 21st Century Freight Transportation that billions in annual privately-funded…
Las Vegas Railway Express, Inc. (X Train) is in negotiations with the city of North Las Vegas for the new train station that will serve passengers traveling on the route…
The Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen (BLET) National Vice President Willard Knight is retiring following a 44-year railroad career.
Amtrak named Michael Logue chief safety officer, effective July 29, 2013. He will report directly to DJ Stadtler, vice president of operations.
Amtrak has seen more than 70,000 passengers on its Northeast Regional route between Washington, D.C., and Norfolk.
Federal Railroad Administrator Joseph Szabo joined Rep. Adam Smith (D-WA) and other state and local officials June 24 for the groundbreaking of the new passenger rail station in Tukwila, Wash.
In California, Metrolink, Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) and the Bob Hope Airport held started construction on the Bob Hope Airport-Hollywood Way Metrolink Station June 21.
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