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News From 7/20/2017

Union Pacific Railroad


Union Pacific's Q2 net income soars 19 percent »

KEYWORDS: Union Pacific Railroad, second-quarter 2017 financials, Lance Fritz

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Canadian Pacific


Canadian Pacific posts record Q2 earnings »

KEYWORDS: Canadian Pacific, second-quarter 2017 financials, Keith Creel

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Passenger Rail


Cuomo slots $5.6 billion for LIRR improvements »

KEYWORDS: Gov. Andrew Cuomo, MTA Long Island Rail Road, LIRR, LIRR improvements, commuter rail

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High-Speed Rail


California cap-and-trade extension to fund high-speed rail »

KEYWORDS: California cap-and-trade, California high-speed rail, Gov. Jerry Brown, Kevin de Leon, cap-and-trade

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LRIW's 'Woman of the Year' nomination deadline extended »

KEYWORDS: League of Railway Industry Women, Outstanding Woman of the Year, nomination deadline, extension, Progressive Railroading

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Rail Industry Trends


Rail traffic gains continue for U.S., Canadian roads in Week 28 »

KEYWORDS: rail traffic, Association of American Railroads, Week 28

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Metra to install suicide prevention signs »

KEYWORDS: Metra, suicide prevention, Norman Carlson, rail safety, DuPage Railroad Safety Council

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Supplier Spotlight


Rail supplier news from FreightCar America, Seneca Group, Jacobs, and JAGGAER (July 20) »

KEYWORDS: FreightCar America Inc., James Meyer, Seneca Group LLC, Jacobs Engineering Group Inc., Klang Valley Mass Rapid Transit, TriMet, JAGGAER, Les Spitler, rail suppliers, rail supplier news

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Industry Events


7/23/2017 - 7/25/2017
AARS 121st Annual Meeting and Golf Outing

7/23/2017 - 7/23/2017
Progressive Railroading's 2017 Rising Stars Recognition Dinner


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