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News From 7/24/2017



Passenger Rail


Caltrain breaks ground on electrification project »

KEYWORDS: Caltrain, Caltrain electrification, Gov. Jerry Brown, Dianne Feinstein,

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Anderson takes helm as Genesee & Wyoming Australia CEO »

KEYWORDS: Genessee & Wyoming, short lines

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STB: Class I employment slide continued in June »

KEYWORDS: employment, Class Is, Surface Transportation Board

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CSX Transportation


CSX designates Alabama location a 'Select Site' »

KEYWORDS: CSX, Select Site

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Passenger Rail


Metra bested on-time performance goal in June »

KEYWORDS: Metra, on-time performance, Don Orseno, commuter rail, passenger-rail OTP

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Passenger Rail


Tucson streetcar marks third anniversary »

KEYWORDS: Sun Link, streetcars, Tucson, Tucson transit,

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UP notes six-month decline in crossing collisions »

KEYWORDS: Union Pacific Railroad, grade crossings, Federal Railroad Administration, rail safety

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Supplier Spotlight


Rail supplier news from Alstom, GCT, Quandel Consultants and Kontron (July 24) »

KEYWORDS: Alstom, Kazakhstan, Prima T8, GCT Global Container Terminals Inc., Doron Grosman, Quandel Consultants LLC, Kontron, LoRa Alliance, rail suppliers, rail supplier news

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Industry Events


7/26/2017 - 7/28/2017
24th Annual Railroad Liability Conference


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