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Rail News: November 2003

November 26

M&A
CN adds to acquisition roster by bagging BC Rail bid Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Sound Transit contemplates light-rail vehicle contract Read More »
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Mechanical
KCS cuts year-over-year car hire costs nearly in half Read More »
Supplier Spotlight
Union Switch & Signal obtains Sacramento RTD contract Read More »
People
Joyce joins NS' board Read More »
People
RSI names Gillespie transit committee chair Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Energy bill stuck in Senate until January Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
TMCA solicits entries for 2004 Trannys Read More »

November 25

People
Pursley's pending retirement means more changes to CSX's management line-up Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Bill to repeal federal fuel tax stalls in Senate Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
UP to lift temporary speed limit through Illinois town Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
CSXI's December fuel surcharge to match November's 3.6 percent Read More »

November 24

Labor
BMWE petitions FRA to improve adjacent-track protection Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Port Authority opens temporary World Trade Center station Read More »
Labor
BLE/Teamsters organize sixth short line in 15 months Read More »
Passenger Rail
WMATA improves blizzard-battling readiness Read More »
Labor
Canadian Labor Congress umpire flags UTU for 'raiding' CPR workers, BLE says Read More »
High-Speed Rail
Shanghai system could be prototype for proposed California-to-Nevada maglev, state commission says Read More »
M&A
CSXT grants terminal railroad trackage rights to Peach State port line Read More »
Short Lines & Regionals
Transportation institute releases 2001 report on U.S. regionals/short lines Read More »

November 21

MOW
KCS wrapping up infrastructure improvements on Meridian Speedway Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
House committee introduces TEA-21 reauthorization bill Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Federal fuel-tax repealing bill making headway in Senate, AAR says Read More »
Passenger Rail
WMATA to adjust public-service advertising guidelines Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Favorable interest rates, business outlook enable CPR to prepay pension plan costs Read More »
Passenger Rail
SEPTA given props for revamped workers' compensation program Read More »
M&A
BC Rail union: CN deal would benefit Class I's coffers but place jobs in peril Read More »
Supplier Spotlight
WMATA awards computer-upgrade contract to ARINC Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Canada to help fund study of three B.C. rail corridors Read More »

November 20

Rail Industry Trends
Weekly traffic report: Major roads picking up carload pace Read More »
People
Twin Cities & Western promotes Wegner to senior VP/GM post Read More »
M&A
Racine Railroad Products purchases FCI USA's hydraulic tool line Read More »

November 19

People
CN's Heller to head English Welsh & Scottish Railway Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
NJ Transit extends light-rail system, opens station two years early Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
BNSF, utility resolve 'discovery' differences in rate case, STB says Read More »
Passenger Rail
Federal, state labor departments certify SEPTA maintenance apprenticeship program Read More »
Intermodal
Intermodal: Terminal locations continue to mount for CSXI's, UP's STAX program Read More »
M&A
Buffalo & Pittsburgh to acquire inactive CSXT Pennsylvania line Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Schneider National honors NS' service strides Read More »

November 18

Rail Industry Trends
Canadian Pacific's Dodge to retire in March 2004 Read More »
Labor
Los Angeles MTA, ATU reach tentative agreement, end 35-day strike Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
RailAmerica promotes Conklin to North American COO post Read More »
BNSF Railway
BNSF reorganizes mechanical department Read More »
Financials
Trinity Industries completes financing for rail-car-lease portfolio Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Decision '03: ACACSO elects officers Read More »

November 17

M&A
Canadian Pacific sells Waterloo Spur to Wisconsin & Southern Read More »
Amtrak
$1.2 billion tentatively approved for Amtrak in FY04 Read More »
Financials
3Q financials: Coal, containers propel net income at Providence and Worcester Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
House, Senate conference committee approves $75 million for Sound Transit's Central Link Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
BNSF finishes final '03 phase of Panhandle subdivision double-track project Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
SEPTA, Delaware River Port Authority obtain funds to improve security Read More »
People
UP picks Jacobi for VP-Western Region post Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
RMI unveils Web-based service for shippers Read More »

November 14

Rail Industry Trends
Indiana Rail Road builds new tracks to alleviate commuter delays at crossing Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Chicago Transit Authority receives FTA grant for Brown Line project Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Rate case reparations: BNSF to pay Texas utility $3.4 million, plus interest Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
NJ Transit nears completion of light-rail project Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Australasian rail association issues draft of fatigue management code Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Utah Transit Authority completes double-track project Read More »
Passenger Rail
Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority seeks input on capital plan Read More »

November 13

Rail Industry Trends
Same statistical story: Intermodal traffic's up, carloads remain flat - AAR data Read More »
Short Lines & Regionals
ASLRRA releases Timmons' first-year president report Read More »
Financials
Revenue and expenses up, net income down for Pioneer Railcorp Read More »

November 12

Logistics
From rail to barge to Havana: Distributor to transport Montana beans to Cuba through Corpus Christi port Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Sound Transit begins Central Link construction Read More »
BNSF Railway
BNSF intermodal hubs post lift records Read More »
Passenger Rail
South Florida RTA to test DMUs Read More »
Financials
Year-end financials: Greenbrier records revenue, profitability growth Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
CTA amends proposed budget Read More »
People
Washington Group adds long-time transit advocate Alexander to mid-Atlantic team Read More »

November 11

Rail Industry Trends
Streamlining CSX to eliminate three management layers, up to 1,000 non-union jobs Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
NS unable to determine impact STB's ruling will have on earnings Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
UP to speed trains through Texas town Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
GM Electro-Motive to market Chromium products Read More »
Supplier Spotlight
Wabtec Corp. names price for secondary offering of common stock Read More »

November 10

Labor
NS, BLE ink pact to continue tying compensation to corporate performance Read More »
Labor
ATU rejects Los Angeles MTA's final wage and benefit offer Read More »
Labor
UTU members ratify health care pact Read More »
Supplier Spotlight
Los Angeles MTA awards cab signal system contract to Union Switch & Signal Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
FRA proposes rail-car reflector rule Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Amtrak's 'Julie' receives travel facilitation award Read More »

November 7

Mechanical
NS seeks to minimize train-handling variations, save fuel with locomotive event-monitoring system Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Houston METRO to proceed with transit solutions plan Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
AAR data: October best-ever month in U.S. road' intermodal history Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority restructures fares Read More »
Mechanical
CN to build 100 more box cars by April Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
SAB WABCO obtains brake system contract from ALSTOM Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
NS charges Duke Energy 'reasonable' coal rates, STB says Read More »
People
Montreal, Maine & Atlantic promotes three executives Read More »

November 6

People
CSXT's Giftos to retire in March; Gooden to assume commercial duties Read More »
Labor
NS to absorb voluntary-separation program costs in the fourth quarter Read More »
Short Lines & Regionals
Louisville & Indiana names Boyd roadmaster Read More »
Financials
Third-quarter report card: Trinity Industries' rail-car business gains offset by construction-product group's losses Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
China pegs ImageMap to provide nine track-geometry vehicles Read More »

November 5

Intermodal
Intermodal: NS, UP tweak the Blue Streak Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Senate approves FY2004 transportation funding Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
President Bush pegs Buttery, Mulvey as potential STB nominees Read More »
Supplier Spotlight
ALSTOM, Siemens obtain contract from Belgian Railways Read More »
M&A
Parkinson-led investment firm purchases RailAmerica short line Read More »
Safety
WMATA offers safety information to passengers Read More »
Mechanical
Greenbrier subsidiary to manage billing of BNSF's rail-car repairs Read More »
High-Speed Rail
Bombardier/Flour consortium obtains Florida high-speed contract Read More »
Supplier Spotlight
Johnstown America lands its largest 2003 car order Read More »

November 4

Rail Industry Trends
Shipper survey shows Thoroughbred is making service-improvement strides Read More »
MOW
BNSF readies mainline for peak season traffic boom Read More »
Intermodal
CSXI, UP add container program to Mexican trailer service mix Read More »
Financials
Investor outlook: Expect a U.S. Class I stock-price resurgence in 2004, UBS Warburg says Read More »
M&A
Candover sells Pandrol to French engineering firm Read More »
M&A
Short line to purchase CSXT track totaling 93 miles Read More »

November 3

Intermodal
FECR, NS aim to improve Chicago-to-Miami intermodal service Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
New York MTA unveils final proposed FY2004 budget Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Four for four: CPR again attains Chrysler Group's top honor Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Nashville to begin commuter-rail project next year Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Federal rail funding bill scheduled to ARRIVE in the Senate Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Temporary PATH station to open ahead of schedule Read More »
People
Montreal, Maine & Atlantic appoints Klemm engineering VP Read More »
Labor
LA MTA rejects ATU's request for binding arbitration Read More »
Intermodal
Florida intermodal council adds Barr as advisor Read More »
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