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News From 9/21/2017



CSX Transportation


STB resets CSX listening session for next month »

KEYWORDS: CSX, Surface Transportation Board, listening session

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Passenger Rail


WMATA suspends new train inspections after electrical shock »

KEYWORDS: Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, WMATA, safety stand-down, ATU Local 689, 7000 series rail cars

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Canadian Pacific


Pipeline Foods acquires CP-served grain elevators in Saskatchewan »

KEYWORDS: Canadian Pacific, Pipeline Foods LLC, grain elevators

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Rail Industry Trends


AAR: U.S. traffic volume tumbled in week 37 »

KEYWORDS: Association of American Railroads, AAR, traffic

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CSX Transportation


CSX again named to Dow Jones Sustainability Index »

KEYWORDS: CSX Corp., Dow Jones Sustainability Index

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Passenger Rail


MARTA to take over Atlanta Streetcar operations »

KEYWORDS: Atlanta Streetcar, Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority, Atlanta City Council

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Passenger Rail


San Mateo County to consider higher sales tax to fund transit projects »

KEYWORDS: San Mateo County Transit District, Caltrain, California Gov. Jerry Brown, Bay Area Rapid Transit

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In memoriam: Short-line industry contributors Jerry Jacobson, William Gifford Moore »

KEYWORDS: American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association, Jerry Jacobson, William Gifford Moore, Ohio Central Railroad System, Lehigh and Hudson River Railway

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Industry Events


9/21/2017 - 9/22/2017
Pacific Northwest Association of Rail Shippers Fall Seminar

November 30 - December 1, 2017 Sponsored

Railtrends 2017
Location: NYC | Miller Marriott Marquis
RailTrends returns to NYC, attracting top professionals prepared to discuss the successes & challenges of today's rail market
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