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New products, methods and technologies are helping suppliers find defects before they can cause problems on a railroad. Research and development departments continue to drive advancements in rail-flaw detection technologies…
The Surface Transportation Board selected new appointees to serve on the Railroad-Shipper Transportation Advisory Council. RSTAC consists of 15 members appointed by the board's chairman. It provides a forum for…
Patriot Rail Corp. has donated its 21-mile Mississippi & Skuna Valley Railroad to Calhoun and Yalobusha counties in Mississippi.
Alaska Railroad Corporation hired Dale Wade as vice president of business development. Wade started his new position on January 3, 2012. The vice president of business development is responsible for…
Ron Bird has accepted the position of vice president of Watco Transload and Intermodal Services Development. Bird will be based in Houston, Texas, at Greens Port Industrial Park, where he…
By a margin of better than two-to-one, members of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen approved a new collective bargaining agreement with the National Carriers' Conference Committee.
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…
Canadian National completed the merger of three of its U.S. operating subsidiaries on Dec. 31, 2011. The merger of Duluth, Missabe and Iron Range Railway Company, Duluth, Winnipeg and Pacific…
United Transportation Union-represented trainmen and engineers employed by Evansville & Western Railroad approved a new five-year agreement, while UTU-represented trainmen and engineers employed by Iowa Interstate Railroad ratified a new…
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