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U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood today praised President Obama's $74 billion budget for the U.S. Department of Transportation saying the funds will lay a new foundation for economic growth and…
RailComm has been selected to provide a wireless remote control derail system for Indiana Railroad Company's facility in Jasonville, Ind. The power derails will be remotely controlled by two strategically…
Collins Engineers, Inc., a Chicago civil and structural engineering firm, received an Honor Award in the American Council of Engineering Companies of Illinois (ACEC-IL) Engineering Excellence Award competition for the…
Snow, ice, wind and slush can all wreck havoc on railroad operations. Winter is just a season for most of the lower 48. However, planning for winter and its slew…
Freight railroads gear up for a record year of capital spending estimated to reach the $13 billion mark. Class 1 railroad budgets are gearing up for another robust year and…
There is one thing I’ve learned most about railroads whether I’ve worked on the supply side or the publishing side of this industry: safety is a priority. These words rang…
Watco Transportation Services appointed Bill Goldsberry to the position of general manager for the Eastern Idaho Railroad.
The Federal Railroad Administration proposed a requirement that railroads must train and qualify employees in safety-related positions on federal railroad safety laws, regulations and orders.
Genesee & Wyoming Inc. appointed Ann Reese to its board of directors, effective February 2, 2012. Reese will serve on GWI's Audit Committee.
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…
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