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News From 1/23/2018



Federal Legislation & Regulation


Freight-rail groups: Don't scrap NAFTA »

KEYWORDS: North American Free Trade Agreement, NAFTA, Association of American Railroads, Asociacion Mexicana de Ferrocarriles, Edward Hamberger, President Donald Trump

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New York City MTA to sign $4 billion contract for new subway cars »

KEYWORDS: MTA, Metropolitan Transportation Authority, MTA subway cars, MTA New York City Transit, open gangway, MTA subway contract, Kawasaki,

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Scanlon elected to Norfolk Southern's board »

KEYWORDS: Norfolk Southern Corp., Jennifer Scanlon, USG Corp., James Squires

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Amtrak's Michigan trains travel faster after rail upgrades »

KEYWORDS: Amtrak, Michigan Department of Transportation, MDOT, Tim Hoeffner, Amtrak Wolverine, Amtrak Blue Water, Amtrak Michigan routes, Kalamazoo, Joe McHugh

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Rail Industry Trends


STB: Class Is end 2017 with smaller workforce »

KEYWORDS: U.S. Class I workforce, Surface Transportation Board, STB

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Georgia Ports Authority posts record TEUs in 2017 »

KEYWORDS: Port of Savannah, Georgia Ports Authority, Garden City Terminal

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Passenger Rail


Metra seeks rider input on fare restructuring »

KEYWORDS: Metra, Metra fares, Metra fare restructuring, Jim Derwinski, commuter rail

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Rail Industry Trends


MassDOT kicks off efforts to update state rail plan »

KEYWORDS: Massachusetts Department of Transportation, MassDOT, Massachusetts State Rail Plan, state rail plans,

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Industry Events


2/14/2018 - 2/16/2018
Exporail 2018

2/20/2018 - 2/21/2018
Southwest Association of Rail Shippers (SWARS) 2018 Annual Meeting

4/18/2018 - 4/21/2018
ASME 2018 Joint Rail Conference


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