The celebration will include a display of about 45 North American Rail Car Operators Association motorcars during an open house at the Harsco facility in Fairmont. The 45 restored cars were originally built at the Fairmont plant and shipped to railroads around the United States and Canada.
THE Hanza Rail Team consortium of Alstom and Dutch partners
Volker Rail, Strukton Rail, and Arcadis, has signed a Euros 170 million
contract to install track, catenary, and signalling on the 50km Hanzelijn
between Lelystad and Zwolle, Netherlands.
THE chief executive of German Rail (DB) Mr Hartmut Mehdorn offered to resign today after the company admitted spying on its workforce.
California’s federal elected officials celebrating voter approval of Proposition 1A in November said they would pursue federal funding to advance the state’s high speed rail plan. Despite economic turmoil, those vows appear to be intact.
Salt Lake City-based Savage Services Corp. says it has agreed to acquire the assets and the locomotive and rail services business of Quality Rail Services LLC, based in Golden, Colo. Terms were not disclosed.
Overland Park, Kan.-based YRC Worldwide, Inc. said Monday a deadline for a vote on an immediate 10% pay cut and other contract modifications for union workers has been extended by one week, to Jan. 6, 2009.