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Rail News: March 2006

March 31

Federal Highway Administration calls on states to install stop or yield signs at 'passive' crossings, AAR says

UP makes management changes in operations, track engineering departments

Class Is' faster train speeds might signal end to artificial car demand, Rail Theory Forecasts says

Iowa Interstate to acquire OmniTRAX's Great Western Railway of Iowa

Waites resigns as CPR CFO, Grassby to take on position in acting role

March 30

BNSF closes 3,000th grade crossing under six-year-old program

Orange County Transportation Authority earmarks $14.5 million for Metrolink improvements

Squires, Galanko assume new VP posts at NS

Utah Transit Authority takes delivery of steel rail for new commuter line

Genesee & Wyoming names Liucci chief accounting officer, global controller

Railinc rolls out new-and-improved RailSync Command services

March 29

Minnesota Senate signs off on $60 million bonding bill for Northstar Corridor

Paducah & Louisville orders locomotive digital video recording systems from Advanced Video Technologies

UP dispatchers vote down proposal to join American Train Dispatchers Association

Smart-Hose Technologies unveils hose safety system

March 28

Metrolink to raise ticket prices 5.5 percent to recover fuel costs

CSXI's monthly fuel surcharge to rise 1.5 percentage points in April

Capitol Corridor reaches 10 million passenger mark

Metro-North contracts Simmons Machine Tool to supply underfloor wheel truing system

RMI creates rail certification program for operational best practices

Strong Canadian dollar and YSD plant closing drag down Global Railway's 2005 revenue, earnings

March 27

USDOT puts passenger car crash-management system to the test

Kansas City Southern de México forms velocity committee to help boost train speed

American Railcar Industries arranges deal to acquire Custom Steel's stock

Providence and Worcester increases income, revenue in 2005

March 24

SEPTA to purchase 104 Silverliner cars for $244 million

NS marks 175th anniversary, releases annual report chronicling best-ever year

March 23

RailAmerica small road's right of way to become Canadian passenger-rail line

Caltrain to rebuild Redwood Creek bridge

Greater Cleveland RTA re-elects Dixon, Burtzlaff to top board posts

ALSTOM names De Souza GM of New York manufacturing facility

March 22

Nashville jury awards former CSXT conductor $2.9 million for on-the-job injuries

Progress Rail Services to hold initial public offering

Alaska Railroad to conduct safety train tour

BNSF to help turn abandoned Kansas, Arkansas lines into nature trails

Carmanah Technologies' annual revenue, earnings increase more than 100 percent

Transbay Joint Powers Authority board appoints Ford chairman and Hill, vice chairman

March 21

Metro-North to begin operating earlier morning trains

York Railway workers give thumbs up to UTU contract

Montreal, Maine & Atlantic names Sheahan, Arnold to key engineering posts

March 20

Kansas City Southern Railway continues to extend traffic control system on Meridian Speedway

California authority proposes Bay Area alignment options, station locations for high-speed line

Former STB Chairman Nober to join international law firm's transportation group

Developer to build housing, office and retail space near Tri-Rail station

Schultz to head transportation for Montreal, Maine & Atlantic

March 17

Class Is to invest $8 billion in infrastructure improvements in 2006, AAR says

Intermodal's still up, carloads still flat

Wabtec conducting internal investigation of Pioneer Friction subsidiary

Wausaukee to supply components for NYCT subway, Phoenix light-rail cars

March 16

Amtrak requests $1.6 billion for FY2007

2005 was safest rail year ever, FRA says

NAFTA partners moved $698 billion in goods in 2005, BTS says

CPR ratifies agreements with rail traffic controllers, police officers

March 15

UP boosts first-quarter, full-year earnings projections

CMI-Promex, GE team up to develop plastic signal housing

Global Rail names Martin head of North American sales and marketing

Wilcock to chair Transportation Research Board's commuter-rail committee

March 14

Connecticut DOT contracts Kawasaki to inspect, refurbish commuter-rail cars

Reynolds succeeds Piggott as AVP of BNSF's expedited services

Koerner to head Montana Rail Link's finances, administration

March 13

BNSF budgets more than $100 million for MOW work in California

Virginia rail department to host open houses for high-speed corridor

Genesee & Wyoming increases North American, Australian carloads in February

Schaefer launches converter line for 'dead start' cranking

March 10

UP battles weather and track conditions on Powder River Basin line

Northstar Corridor closer to final design stage

Steel Dynamics forms joint venture, prepares to enter composite tie market

March 9

Utah transit agency to call commuter-rail line 'FrontRunner'

UP to upgrade track on St. Louis-to-K.C. line

American Railcar Industries sets fourth-quarter car delivery record, doubles year-end backlog

New Web site tells commuters how to cut transportation costs

VAE Nortrak North America names Abbott executive VP

BNSF donates Kansas depot to honor orphan trains' place in rail history

HDR appoints Taylor to head national transportation sustainability program

March 8

New York/New Jersey port sets container-handling record in 2005, launches security initiatives in 2006

Metrolink to launch sealed corridor crossing improvement program

Housatonic Railroad markets dispatching system to other short lines

March 7

U.S. and Canadian railroads originate fewer carloads in February, AAR says

March 6

NS sells 42-mile Tennessee line to coal shipper

UP to build two staging tracks in Tempe

BNSF appoints Jackson and Jones to GM positions

San Francisco Muni CEO Ford joins Caltrain's board

Trinity Industries sets quarterly revenue, full-year rail-car delivery records

March 3

Southwest Signal Engineering appoints Potter to finance post

March 2

U.S. Sugar using RMI's RailConnect system to track sugar cane movements

James River Coal acquires rail load-out facility, coal reserves from Indiana mineral company

WMATA seeks to build track to test trains, train employees

March 1

VIA Rail implements Internet Wi-Fi service

Genesee & Wyoming's Rail Link to serve new San Antonio port complex

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