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News From 9/19/2017



BNSF Railway


BNSF, WSDOT win AREMA's Hay award for 2017 »

KEYWORDS: AREMA, Dr. William W. Hay Award, BNSF Railway Co., Washington State Department of Transportation, AREMA President David Becker, Railway Interchange 2017

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Union Pacific Railroad


UP streamlines six business units, merges four subsidiaries »

KEYWORDS: Union Pacific Railroad, marketing and sales, Beth Whited, Loup Logistics Co.

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Canadian National Railway - CN


Ray-Mont transload facility receives first unit train in Prince Rupert »

KEYWORDS: CN, Ray-Mont Logistics, transload facility, Ridley Island

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Passenger Rail


Honolulu agency files rail-project recovery plan with FTA »

KEYWORDS: Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation, HART, Honolulu rail, Honolulu transit

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MBTA to issue first 'sustainability bond' »

KEYWORDS: MBTA, Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority, sustainability bonds, green bonds, Paul Brandley,

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Siemens tapped to build streetcars for Fort Lauderdale »

KEYWORDS: Siemens, Broward County, Fort Lauderdale, Fort Lauderdale streetcar, streetcars, Siemens S70 vehicles

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Amtrak's Hiawatha adds late Friday, Cubs-Brewers trains »

KEYWORDS: Amtrak, Hiawatha Service, Milwaukee Brewers, Chicago Cubs, Major League Baseball

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Supplier Spotlight


Railway Interchange 2017: Updates from the show floor »

KEYWORDS: Railway Interchange 2017, Michael Drudy, Railway Systems Suppliers Inc., RSSI, GREX, Georgetown Rail Equipment Co., Aurora Xiv, Progress Rail, GE Transportation

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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

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