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Rail News: December 2001

December 28

RailAmerica remains in sale mode with two more transactions Rail retirement investment trust lands two labor board members Trinity to record merger-related restructuring charge RTA ends nine-month safety director search WMATA signs GM White to 7.5-year contract — a year early CTA orders smart card equipment for Cermak Branch

December 27

STB ceases CN/IC merger oversight Transport Canada unveils medical fitness rules for safety-critical personnel

December 26

RailAmerica sells Minnesota short line President Bush inks retirement reform bill General Bearing boosts presence in China German, Swiss railways order vehicles from Bombardier consortiums Utah agency receives 10th light-rail vehicle from Siemens

December 21

RailAmerica's Ferronor to soon operate Chilean copper producer's railway Retirement bill still awaits president's signature STB ends UP/SP merger oversight WMATA budget: No fare increases, some headcount trimming Maryland rail, bus passengers to see smart cards by end of 2004 BART introduces Tiny Tickets program Toronto Transit to use Alcatel's SelTrac system

December 20

Canadian rails last year bumped up traffic, held down expenses, RAC says RailAmerica plans stock listing switch, raises equity to bolster more buys

December 19

NASA's anti-icing fluid available for rail industry applications CN to soon launch online tracing feature for paper shippers UTU plans 'patient' Class I negotiations in 2002, says Boyd Cleveland RTA makes tough choices to face budget crunch Stockholm transit agency orders 70 Bombardier trainsets

December 18

CSXT plans LRC plunge with 100-unit Cattron-Theimeg order BNSF, Swift partner to provide seamless perishable-commodity service Indiana short line commences coal carloads under truck-diverting contract

December 17

BC Rail eyes exit from TOFC service CN, UTU reach tentative accord TMM finalizes merger, single-class stock plans Sacramento students to see cheaper fares

December 14

NS to dole out fewer dollars for 2002 capital projects CSXT's, NS' post-Conrail service improving, but oversight will press on, STB says LA port close to another annual container-volume record NJ Transit inks rail car overhaul deal with AAI> SNCF places $1.5 billion order for 500 trains MARC line and WMATA transit center to open Tyco Electronics to provide wire, cables for Santa Clara LRVs

December 13

BLE, UTU back to war of words, Class I representation CSXT to soon speed up some Alabama trains Bankruptcy court OKs ABC-NACO's asset sale to TCF

December 12

Retirement bill now balances on president's pen Mineta taps Magaw as president's transportation security under secretary nominee STB seeks AAR's help in resolving interchange-delay issues Intercity rail service returns to Kentucky BART offers special passes as alternative to holiday driving Bombardier/Alstom land Swiss EMU contract Alstom/SNCF/CAF consortium testing very-high-speed trainset

December 11

BLE members trounce UTU merger proposal Federal budget short-changes Canadian railroads, RAC says

December 10

CSXT, NCRR resolve more than century-old track-ownership debate ABC-NACO set to sell majority of operating assets NYC Transit begins testing CBTC-equipped subway cars Italian Railways orders 100 Bombardier locomotives English train leasing company purchases event recorders Sound Transit to mark light rail progress with rail-laying ceremony

December 7

NS process-improving program enters second phase ASLRRA continues organizational examination B&A sale hits snag due to bankruptcy ruling Reform Council plans meeting to ponder Amtrak restructuring options WMATA begins auto-sharing program Bombardier/ALSTOM land $312.5 million SNCF order

December 6

CPR, Consolidated Fastfrate tighten partnership bond Memphis distribution center to help prosper CN's paper business UP ranks high on magazine's best-benefits survey

December 5

Rail retirement bill: Back to the House Intermodal traffic continues up-and-down trend in the third quarter, IANA says RailAmerica set to shutter E&N's freight service WMATA's chemical-release drill shortened by actual federal building fire BART program aimed at increasing off-peak ridership enters second year on high note International consortium lands study contract for Singapore's Eastern Region Line

December 4

Retirement bill fends off opposition, but more resistance might be on the way GWI agrees to acquire Emons, then merge it with new subsidiary UP surges ahead with e-procurement system

December 3

STB sets January meetings to extract public opinions on proposed Houston line's environmental effects Washington's FAST program might soon procure federal funds WMATA monitors funding bills, strategizes best uses << Previous Next >>
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