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Rail News: January 2010

January 29

Rail Industry Trends
CP: Encouraging quarterly results cap off year on 'positive note' Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
AAR weekly report: U.S. roads score more carloads for first time in 2010 Read More »
Passenger Rail
DART, TRE land FRA funds for double-track project Read More »
Passenger Rail
WMATA to implement four-month fare hike in March Read More »
CSX Transportation
National Gateway's Ohio terminal will be high-tech, 'green' facility, CSX says Read More »

January 28

Passenger Rail
Visit HSRupdates.com for high-speed stimulus grant coverage Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
NS: A few baby steps against the force of strong headwinds Read More »
Kansas City Southern
KCS boosts income, cuts costs and drives down its operating ratio Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Class Is set 2010 capital spending budgets Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Berkshire to replace BNSF on S&P 500 Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
UP launches track upgrades in Arizona, lands on HR magazine's 'most-admired' list Read More »

January 27

High-Speed Rail
High-speed rail grant announcement coming tomorrow Read More »
High-Speed Rail
APTA's Millar weighs in on pending stimulus grant announcement Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
CN bucks headwinds to boost income, increase traffic from 3Q's level Read More »
Passenger Rail
Transbay authority obtains loan for S.F. transit center's first phase Read More »
Passenger Rail
Metra needs to offer more weekday service on Heritage Corridor, Rep. Lipinski says Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
BNSF beefs up domestic container services Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
NS: Hurlbut to succeed Dimino in top audit role, Bell joins board Read More »
Passenger Rail
Updates from Bombardier, HDR, Amberg Technologies, RailComm and Loram Read More »

January 26

Canadian National Railway - CN
CN unveils new leadership team Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
B.C. port's '09 volume reaches 12-year high; UP wins 3PL's '09 intermodal award Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
CSXT's plant project scorecard: 92 in '09 Read More »
Passenger Rail
Serious crimes committed on MBTA's system fall to 30-year low Read More »
Passenger Rail
Greater Cleveland RTA's Calabrese joins USDOT's ITS committee Read More »

January 25

Rail Industry Trends
STB report: U.S. Class I workforce drops in December Read More »
Passenger Rail
New York MTA seeks public feedback on proposed service changes Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
President Obama nominates candidates for Amtrak's board, NTSB and NLRB Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Wisconsin & Southern calls on feds, state to provide funds for 'shovel-ready' projects Read More »
Passenger Rail
CTA adds more station cameras, analyzes rail-car cameras Read More »
Passenger Rail
Updates from Siemens Mobility, Thales, Axion International and Halcrow Read More »

January 22

BNSF Railway
BNSF scores with cost control, misses with revenue and operating ratio Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
AAR weekly report: Carloads down in U.S., up in Canada and Mexico Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
NTSB calls on FRA to require cameras, audio recorders in all cabs Read More »
Passenger Rail
CTA's ridership slips 1 percent in 2009 Read More »
Passenger Rail
Denver RTD to install ATS systems on 117 light-rail cars Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Updates from Bombardier, GATX, Alstom, CAF and TranSystems Read More »

January 21

Rail Industry Trends
UP: Financial results a result of the recession, but operational results a matter of resolve Read More »
Passenger Rail
Wisconsin bill would create regional transit authority, advance commuter-rail line Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Berkshire shareholders OK Class B stock split Read More »
Canadian National Railway - CN
STB to investigate CN's compliance with EJ&E merger conditions Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
L.A. port registers only monthly gain of '09 in December Read More »

January 20

High-Speed Rail
California grassroots group seeks to expand statewide HSR support Read More »
High-Speed Rail
APTA's Guzzetti talks high-speed challenges, opportunities Read More »
CSX Transportation
'Operating leverage' pulls CSX through 2009's financial quagmire Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Longbow survey: Freight-car demand, lease rates remain flat Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Tie purchases soar, production stabilizes in December, RTA says Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Kinder Morgan acquires three unit train ethanol terminals from USD Read More »
Passenger Rail
Staten Island Railway to collect fares at remodeled Tompkinsville station Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Updates from EMD, Siemens, CIT, Alstom and Thales Read More »

January 19

High-Speed Rail
Russian Railways marks one month of high-speed service Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Class Is, unions pledge donations to aid earthquake-ravaged nation Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Long Beach port pumps up volume in December; Vancouver port adds dual-hoist cranes Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
KCSR to retrofit five locomotives Read More »
Passenger Rail
WMATA seeks public input on deficit-reducion options Read More »
Passenger Rail
Amtrak Virginia adds Burke Centre stop on Northeast Regional route Read More »

January 18

Passenger Rail
New York MTA lost millions of riders - and dollars - last year, state comptroller says Read More »
Passenger Rail
WMATA GM Catoe to step down in April Read More »
Passenger Rail
VRE sets single-day ridership record; TriMet and Capitol Corridor serve fewer riders in December Read More »
BNSF Railway
BNSF nears 5,000th grade crossing closure in 10 years Read More »
Passenger Rail
Neuburger to succeed Filler as TransitCenter's leader Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Updates from Icahn Enterprises/American Railcar Industries, Imagemap and TranSystems Read More »

January 15

High-Speed Rail
Research institute proposes Ohio high-speed manufacturing center Read More »
High-Speed Rail
Study: Chicago-St. Louis high-speed link would create jobs, reduce CO2 emissions Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
AAR weekly report: U.S. railroads off to rocky start in 2010 Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Virginia's DRPT installs new leader, releases draft freight-rail study Read More »
Passenger Rail
Canadian capital advances light-rail system plan Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Ohio rail commission to help fund rail spur, bridge projects Read More »
Passenger Rail
Sen. Dorgan to discuss Empire Builder service with Amtrak, BNSF Read More »
Passenger Rail
Updates from Alstom Transport, Ansaldo STS and Knorr-Bremse Group Read More »

January 14

Rail Industry Trends
AAR, USDOT data show freight flows on way up after steep fall Read More »
Passenger Rail
USDOT to change FTA's funding guidelines for major transit projects Read More »
Passenger Rail
Amtrak sets quarterly ridership record, awards Connecticut bridge contract Read More »
Passenger Rail
Metrolink cuts service, costs to balance budget Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
California short line obtains environmentally friendly motive power Read More »

January 13

High-Speed Rail
Bombardier supplies traffic-control system for Chinese high-speed line Read More »
High-Speed Rail
Florida high-speed group launches new advocacy campaign Read More »
High-Speed Rail
LaHood addresses HSR grants during TRB annual meeting Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
FRA releases final PTC implementation rule Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
UP and BNSF tout intermodal volume, service achievements in '09 Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Corn production poised to set record in 2010, USDA says Read More »
Passenger Rail
Leadership changes on tap at NJ Transit, Hampton Roads Transit Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Patriot Rail promotes two execs; Livonia, Avon & Lakeville nears 45th anniversary Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Updates from I.D. Systems, Thales, Electro-Motive Diesel, RailComm and ARINC Read More »

January 12

Amtrak
Infrastructure upgrades, PTC and new rolling stock on Amtrak's 2010 agenda Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
KCSR restructures operating department Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Short-line carloads tumble 25 percent in '09, RMI says Read More »
Passenger Rail
CTA caps off Brown Line capacity expansion program Read More »
Passenger Rail
Caltrain owner, Santa Clara VTA and Denver RTD elect officers Read More »

January 11

Rail Industry Trends
CSXT, Georgia team up to bolster rail security Read More »
Passenger Rail
SFMTA can start final design for Central Subway, FTA says Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
North Carolina DOT contracts interim short-line operator, partners with railroads to upgrade nine crossings Read More »
Passenger Rail
WMATA seeks public feedback on ways to make up budget shortfall Read More »
BNSF Railway
Wise to succeed Rickershauser as BNSF's network development head Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Updates from Portec Rail Products and Nomad Digital Read More »

January 8

High-Speed Rail
Study: Economic benefits of Kansas-Oklahoma rail service would far outweigh cost Read More »
High-Speed Rail
CHSRA executive director Morshed to retire in March Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
AAR weekly report: U.S. roads end year on carload downtick Read More »
Passenger Rail
LIRR, Metro-North set on-time performance records in '09 Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Rail labor unions to launch national contract talks with NCCC Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Genesee Valley Transportation promotes Chesier, appoints Blount Read More »
Passenger Rail
BART to provide free tickets to military personnel on leave Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Updates from Greenbrier, GE Transportation, B.H.I.T./Banyan Rail Services, FreightCar America and Unit Rail Read More »

January 7

Rail Industry Trends
STB blesses Alaska Railroad's plan to build North Pole line Read More »
Passenger Rail
MBTA extends operator's contract, institutes operational improvements Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Reading & Northern acquires Towanda-Monroeton short line Read More »
Passenger Rail
UTA seeks public feedback on draft environmental report for light-rail extension Read More »
Passenger Rail
WMATA creates anti-terrorism team Read More »

January 6

High-Speed Rail
Scott Wilson Group to help oversee Saudi Arabian high-speed project Read More »
High-Speed Rail
APTA lines up keynote speakers for HSR seminars Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Washington state port lands federal appropriation for rail spur Read More »
Passenger Rail
Long Island Rail Road takes wraps off Brooklyn terminal Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Montreal port handled more grain, less containers last year Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Mulvey succeeds Nottingham as STB's vice chairman Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Gov. Quinn tabs Flores to chair Illinois Commerce Commission Read More »
Passenger Rail
Updates from Siemens, AECOM Technology, RailComm and Kelso Technologies Read More »

January 5

High-Speed Rail
First of four Alstom high-speed trains on the way to Finland Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
UP's coal train loadings slipped a bit at year's end Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
CN above, CP below annual grain revenue cap, transportation agency says Read More »
Amtrak
Boardman to head Amtrak for 'indefinite' period Read More »
Passenger Rail
Rhode Island purchases property for 'South County' commuter-rail station Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
IANA installs new chairman, board members Read More »

January 4

High-Speed Rail
Minnesota DOT outlines state's high-speed priorities Read More »
High-Speed Rail
Bombardier/Talgo consortium to maintain Spanish high-speed trains Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
AAR weekly report: Intermodal up, carloads down for U.S. railroads Read More »
Passenger Rail
Connecticut commission to consider funds for double-tracking Amtrak line Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
RAC report: Canadian railroads envision 2010 rebound Read More »
Passenger Rail
NJ Transit to resume stops in South Amboy Read More »
Passenger Rail
WMATA to restore, enhance 42 stations Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
An update from Trinity Industries and Quixote Read More »
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