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Rail News: July 2001

July 31

NS recognizes employees' operational-enhancement efforts UP, DaimlerChrysler form logistics company to speed vehicle shipments CP schedules late-September shareholders meeting to conduct reorganization vote Minnesota to begin constructing first station on Hiawatha line

July 30

BNSF adds two more guaranteed intermodal-service lanes Identical small-road track improvement bill in Senate George Mason University conference to dispense advice in labor-management disputes Amtrak plans workforce reduction BART requests cooling-off period with third union

July 27

Rail-car orders and deliveries continue to drop, ARCI says Three Class Is commit to purchasing recycled-wood ties CTA to receive federal funds for Douglas Branch project

July 26

Wabtec sells locomotive after-market assets to GE Rail World, Wheeling Corp. consortium barters purchase of B&A's rail holdings English rail authority abandons long-term franchise, opts for two-year extension

July 25

Progress Rail no longer for sale, Progress Energy says CPR relies on Genesis to grow — and speed — intermodal business AAR adds communications, government affairs staff DART updates plans to double system English rail system plans expansions Metro-North appointments address safety, diversity

July 24

Senate confirms Rutter as FRA administrator CWB culls caution from CTA Review Panel's recommendations Transentric expands TranXML software solution SEPTA to receive FEMA funds for bridge rebuilding WMATA adds service-disruption information to Web site

July 23

BLE, UTU mine merger deal; plan to soon seek membership approval BNSF LOGS guaranteed refrigerated box-car shipments onto capacity auction site Decade-old TC&W to operate Minnesota line as subsidiary L.A. gearing up to accommodate increasing ridership Construction storm beats out tropical gale in Battle of the Bridge

July 20

UP secures second straight DaimlerChrysler logistics award Consortium begins building Australia's north/south rail link CIT Rail Resources, Alstom team up on second lease transaction NCR Corp. plans to install ATMs in Madrid's subway stations Two East Coast transit agencies enter long-term supply agreements

July 19

CTA review panel's findings might foster more railroad competition in Canada TMM, KCS plow ahead with plans to purchase Mexico's TFM share GATX's TankTrain tackles tank car loading time for high-volume liquids Appropriations bill gains fans as it nears Senate consideration Former NYC Transit CEO ousted as London Transport chairman

July 18

UP revises locomotive engineer work-rest policy CSXT's property tax case against New York continues Global Railway completes Bach-Simpson purchase Atlanta picks Bombardier people movers for Hartsfield Airport Baseball, hotdogs, apple pie … and trains?

July 17

Class Is attempt to address customers' growing supply-forecasting demands CSX promotes three corporate execs KCS closes crossings to eliminate collisions Rail transit ridership continues to climb charts Richmond Transit Village start-up to ease BART/Amtrak transfers

July 16

Retirement bill clears House committee, awaits floor vote date California approves ACE funds; Alameda Corridor-related project to start soon ASME to award two college scholarships in fall Caltrain considers safety blitz success Portland prepares for plentiful public transit picks

July 13

STB solidifies stance that truck-licensing issues should go through FMCSA ACTA agrees to manage Pacific Coast Highway grade separation NJ Transit adds industrial engineer to enhance passenger environments WMATA zeroes in on canopy design firm Montreal commuter rail awards tracking contract

July 12

Tennessee short line leases Mississippi-to-Kentucky segment from NS Tax burden curtails Canadian railroads' competitiveness, study says Johnstown America unveils steel-slab car NJ Transit puts more expansion plans into action Bombardier/Alstom/Technicatome consortium snare Paris contract

July 11

RailMarketplace contracts consultant to help build business Canadian Competition Bureau blesses CN/WC merger Steelroads.com adds bill-of-lading application Partnership propels NJ Transit's plans Seattle makes progress toward monorail system

July 10

OmniTRAX awaits CTA's impending open-access decision BNSF introduces intermodal rates on the Internet RailAmerica marks membership in market-capitalization indexes Sound Transit makes progress on Central and Tacoma Link light-rail projects WMATA continues record-ridership ways

July 9

CSXI adds I-95 Corridor to simplified pricing service UP accommodates auto moves at St. Louis-area distribution facility CSX Lines' site offers intermodal option to private vehicle shippers Amtrak tweaks Chicago-to-Washington-to-Florida schedule Bombardier signs two major contracts

July 6

U.S. carload traffic continues downward trend through first-half 2001 NS initiative targets timely, accurate car reports ARRC's Anchorage-to-Wasilla path to follow the straight and narrow Paris Transport Authority orders trainsets from consortium Caltrain plans safety blitz

July 5

Jamboree shaping up to be a fulfilling function for CSXT CP considers late-September stockholder vote on corporate split RailAmerica gains new lease on debt life through asset transactions STB overrules Guilford's latest attempt to prevent Amtrak Boston-to-Portland service L.A. board approves LRT, BRT extensions MARTA appoints infrastructure manager L.A. board approves LRT, BRT extensions

July 3

UP logistics unit enlists 3PL to market transportation in Mexico NS opens Cleveland-area intermodal terminal RPI unveils Web site upgrade Houston Metro wins another court battle for light rail Los Angeles MTA welcomes new board chair DOT budget bill passed by House, moves on to Senate

July 2

Rockefeller's 'Railroad Competition Act' to reignite railroad-shipper war of words New coalition to press Congress for intermodal infrastructure funds Louisiana court affirms New Orleans tank-car verdict; CSXT might appeal Metra breaks ground on station near Naval Training Center << Previous Next >>
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