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The current extension expires at the end of 2013; industry action is needed to help secure its future.
The Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen (BLET) will enter its 150th year on May 8, 2013. BLET notes that it is the oldest transportation labor organization in North America.
The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) released its "2013 Report Card for America's Infrastructure" on Tuesday, March 19. The report is an assessment of 16 infrastructure categories in the…
Representatives from the nation's freight railroads, labor groups, rail suppliers and state and local officials joined together on March 14, 2013, for the annual Railroad Day on Capitol Hill.
Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (GWI) appointed Greg Pauline as managing director of Genesee & Wyoming Australia Pty Ltd. (GWA).
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) recently announced that 2012 was the safest year in the rail industry's history, according to new statistics from the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA).
The Alaska Railroad Corporation (ARRC) has eliminated 54 positions as part of a major corporate restructuring effort, due to a $45-million negative swing in finances from 2011 until now.
The California Transportation Commission allocated $333 million in new funds to 91 projects that it says will improve the state's transportation system and strengthen California's economic recovery.
U.S. Rep. Albio Sires (D-NJ) introduced the Multimodal Opportunities via Enhanced (MOVE) Freight Act of 2013 on March 5.
Transportation Technology Center, Inc., held its 18th Annual AAR Research Review March 5-6, 2013, in Pueblo, Colo. This year's theme was "Technology Driven Solutions to Improve Safety and Efficiency."
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