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Rail News: May 2024

May 31

Rail supplier news from Siemens, Railhead, Duos, Thales and Lochner (May 31)

UP mechanical employees recognized for 20-year safety record

GOP lawmakers demand info on California high-speed rail funding

NJ Transit awarded $83M grant for Brick Church Station modernization

CSX, NS make USA Today's 2024 'Climate Leaders' list

Crichlow named interim president of NYCT

May 30

Austin's light-rail proposal advances to project development phase

National University Rail Center of Excellence opens at UIUC

Amtrak achieves emergency management program accreditation

U.S. freight-rail traffic inches up 1.2% in Week 21

CN launches new firefighting trains

ASLRRA: Record number of short lines to receive Jake Safety Awards

May 29

Rail supplier news from NRC, Alstom and Stadler (May 29)

NS: Safety partnership with unions is producing results

PANYNJ to take full ownership of Howland Hook Marine Terminal

FTA to award $343M in grants to improve accessibility at transit-rail stations

CN's Drysdale to chair Railway Association of Canada

NTSB: Workers died after entering right of way prior to track closure

May 28

AITX names Kaminski, Finan to lead commercial leasing

FTA announces $10.5M funding available for TOD planning

CapeFLYER opens 11th season of Boston-to-Hyannis rail service

LA Metro certifies final environmental report for Eastside Transit project

CHSRA releases final environmental document for San Francisco-LA segment

Former CN CEO Mongeau to helm Norfolk Southern's board

May 24

Global task force delivers food packages to Ukraine rail workers

VRE completes Fredericksburg station project

TriMet adopts FY2025 budget

CSX honors 53 customers for chemical safety excellence

CN to perform trackwork on Amtrak Adirondack Line

NS agrees to resolve federal East Palestine derailment claims

May 23

CSX gift creates scholarships for rail engineering students at Penn State Altoona

Washington state panel OKs funds for crossing upgrades

Amtrak completes accessibility upgrades at Tennessee station

House passes bill to stop FTA funding for CRRC rail cars

U.S. intermodal volume again tops carloads in Week 20

FRA issues reports on long-train safety, performance

May 22

Rail supplier news from Wabtec, Skanska, Omaha Track and HNTB (May 22)

Illinois panel OKs crossing upgrades for Iroquois County

Safety panel audits WMATA's rail-car program

Evergreen Line names NS 'Railroad of the Year'

Ports: Wendel named acting CEO in New Orleans; Terminal 6 to stay open in Portland

CSX reopens Curtis Bay coal piers at Baltimore Harbor

May 21

Rail supplier news from Greenbrier, American Track, Amsted, RailPulse, Progress Rail, Rail Vision and LRW (May 21)

NS restores, donates historic East Palestine train depot

Ohio panel OKs grants for rail projects at multiple short lines

Baltimore port diversions send Georgia's auto volumes soaring

Canada to acquire Quebec Bridge from CN

Class Is added to U.S. workforce in April

May 20

Rail supplier news from Holland, Skanska, Thales and Nokia (May 20)

CSX recognized for employee engagement with Wounded Warrior Project

North Shore Railroad dedicates locomotives to soldiers, veterans

Ports of Indiana-Burns Harbor kicks off $77M in projects

BLET, CFE reach tentative 5-year labor pact

PANYNJ plans Brooklyn Marine Terminal expansion

FRA unveils final rules for certifying dispatchers, signal employees

May 17

Rail history group awards $125,000 in 'Heritage' grants

Harnois Energies opens rail spur at G&W-served Saint-Thomas site

People news from NTSB, STB, NCTD and HDR

BNSF to serve new facilities in Texas, Kansas

CN presents simplified offer to TCRC

NTSB issues reports on UP conductor fatality, BNSF derailment

May 16

VIA Rail reports ridership growth in 2023

North American railroads post volume increases in Week 19

US Rail & Logistics names Klinck SVP of operations

Mississippi Export Railroad to build rail-car repair shop

Norfolk Southern's board election results are certified

CPKC, Teamsters to meet with mediator

May 15

South Shore Line double-track project wraps up in Indiana

CN unveils transload facility in Michigan

FRA seeks applications for $2B in NEC project grants

Canada's labor board to review impact of potential rail strike at CN, CPKC

NTSB issues prelim report of Francis Scott Key Bridge collapse

Port NOLA's Christian to step down, join Patriot Rail as CEO

May 14

Metra's Homewood station to reopen May 20

Portal North Bridge project reaches halfway point

NCTD appoints Tulley, Dover, Rodriguez to leadership roles

USDOT solicits applications for latest round of SMART grants

Anacostia names Taylor president of New York & Atlantic Railway

Shaw: Shareholders were clear on Norfolk Southern's strategy

May 13

Valley Metro seeks public input on light-rail extension plans

WMATA retires 2000-series trains

After 23 years, major changes to Metro-North's Harmon shop are done

G&W lauds 125th anniversary with celebratory event in New York

Federal budget includes allocation for VTA's Silicon Valley extension

CN commits to disaster-relief funding support for next decade

President Biden to peg Primus as next STB chairman

May 10

Rail supplier news from FreightCar America, STV and Beam Global (May 10)

TSB incident investigation finds issues with engineer training, signal rules

SMC Global acquires track from UP

NTSB issues initial report on recent CSX train collision

TTD, SMART-TD leaders laud NS board election results

Mobile zoning board OKs train platform for Amtrak Gulf Coast service

May 9

MTA reports nearly $300M in capital savings

Rail officials among appointees to TSA advisory committee

Survey: Chemical shippers still face rail-service issues

CN to move its Montreal headquarters

AAR: U.S. freight-rail volumes flat in Week 18

CSX shareholders elect Chow to board of directors

BREAKING: Norfolk Southern shareholders elect 10 of company's 13 director nominees

May 8

Rail supplier news from STG, Voith, STV and Danobat (May 8)

STB appoints Moyer head of passenger-rail office

CNTL, Siemens advance union agreements

Metra responds to Chicago transit merger proposal

CN honors 193 rail shippers with Safe Handling Award

Minnesota DOT awards grants for freight-rail improvement projects

May 7

Major New York port pumped up Q1 volume in a big way

OIG: Amtrak can improve oversight of Portal North Bridge project

DART reaches vehicle testing start for upcoming Silver Line

Railmark to operate, develop Mississippi rail line

Twin Cities & Western promotes Meyers to president

BNSF's operating ratio climbs, revenue and income fall in Q1

May 6

Rail supplier news from HNTB and Wabtec (May 6)

BTS: Value of freight moved between North American nations was at high ebb in February

Precision Terminal Logistics to operate NS' bulk transfer terminal in Louisville

UP launches another domestic intermodal service between LA, Chicago

NS, Ancora begin final push for May 9 shareholder vote

STB wraps up environmental analysis for Meridian & Bigbee line acquisitions

May 3

IAIS to serve renewable energy site in Newton

Port NOLA logs record container volume growth

Norfolk Southern delivers first rail cars to new Purina plant

CSX: TDSI auto transload sites score high in quality reviews

Amtrak issues RFIs for Wi-Fi connectivity along NEC

IANA: Intermodal logged gains in Q1

People news from Amtrak and TRAC Intermodal

May 2

Union Pacific to begin testing new hybrid locomotive

U.S. freight-rail traffic climbed 1.2% in April

Gulf & Atlantic Railways rebrands as Pinsly Railroad

Brightline West picks Siemens to build high-speed trains

Teamsters authorize strikes at CN, CPKC

Amtrak to launch new Twin Cities-Chicago round trip

May 1

Metro Transit's safety plan is boosting ridership, GM says

UP recognizes 137 customers for safe chemical transportation

NS reiterates strategy in latest letter to shareholders

People news from Keolis, LJA, USA Rail, SANDAG and GCRTA

CPKC to serve new warehouses in Missouri, Alberta

STB issues final rule allowing reciprocal switching

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