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Rail News: November 2006

November 30

Rail Industry Trends
FRA report: Fatigue a train accident-causing risk railroads could reduce by changing crew scheduling practices Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
UP changes proposed San Antonio intermodal terminal's layout to ease school district's traffic concerns Read More »
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Financials
Bombardier Transportation increases income, logs more orders in third quarter Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
AAR issues 2006 edition of 'Railroad Facts' publication Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Cubic, EDS receive RFID award for jointly developed smart card Read More »

November 29

Financials
CN sets 2007 capex budget at $1.4 billion Read More »
Labor
Biggs to succeed Randolph as TCU's international secretary-treasurer Read More »
MOW
CTA to purchase 7,000 composite crossties from TieTek Read More »
C&S
Idaho short line installs Transpo's crossing panel system at Boise grade crossing Read More »
Mechanical
GATX decorates freight cars to promote Chicago museum's model railroad exhibit Read More »

November 28

Rail Industry Trends
Sound Transit to begin final design on University Link extension Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
October tie purchases and production plummet below seasonal averages, RTA says Read More »
People
BNSF names Kotter VP of customer integration Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Wabtec to acquire German friction product supplier Becorit GmbH Read More »
Intermodal
CSXI to raise monthly fuel surcharge for first time since September Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Bombardier to build 34 driverless light-rail vehicles for Vancouver's TransLink Read More »

November 27

Rail Industry Trends
Bank of America Securities' shipper survey shows railroads' performance on the uptick as year winds down Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Bombardier to build more high-capacity trains for French railway Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
TTCI upgrades car analytic simulation tool Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
March Networks, Bombardier to install surveillance system on London Underground trains Read More »
C&S
Carmanah Technologies sets sales, revenue records in third quarter Read More »

November 22

CSX Transportation
CSXI counts on additional capacity, technology to meet demand Read More »
People
NS promotes Mazur to head strategic planning Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Nebraska railway council issues grants to three short lines Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Railroads move share of all-time-high valued freight across U.S. borders in 2005, BTS says Read More »
M&A
HDR acquires NYC-based engineering firm Read More »

November 21

Rail Industry Trends
MBTA unveils draft five-year capital plan Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
U.S. transit officials study European passenger-rail safety initiatives Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Russian steelmaker Evraz Group to acquire rail producer Oregon Steel Mills Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Gannett Fleming, Dering Consulting Group create joint venture consulting firm Read More »
Supplier Spotlight
ENSCO names Kesler VP of rail technology division Read More »

November 20

Rail Industry Trends
Deal to build bridge component plant for PRB project a 'calculated risk,' DM&E says Read More »
Mechanical
CN's fuel surcharge to go down on New Year's Day Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
WMATA receives recognition for New York Avenue Station public-private partnership Read More »
People
DART appoints Adler to head procurement Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
UP: Ringing in the holiday season by bringing Christmas trees to California Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
IANA installs Sonzala as chairman, elects other officers Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
RMI recognizes railroads and shippers with 'Fast Track' awards Read More »

November 17

Financials
CPR forecasts earnings, revenue gains next year Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Denver RTD launches Southeast Corridor service Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
CN opens grain distribution center in Edmonton Read More »
Passenger Rail
Charlotte transit agency gets green light on 2030 system plan Read More »
People
Pan Am Railways appoints Fink president, names six other execs Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Metro-North refurbishes Yonkers police offices Read More »
M&A
Global Railway's G & B Specialties acquires ESSCO's rail gear line Read More »

November 16

Rail Industry Trends
CTA approves $1.1 billion operating budget, $2.7 billion five-year capital program Read More »
Mechanical
Four chemical shippers form panel to promote development of new chlorine tank-car designs Read More »
Intermodal
Pacer names Uremovich to succeed retiring Orris as chairman, CEO Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Houston METRO to install Wi-Fi network at 47 locations Read More »
People
Ohio scenic railroad tabs Wait as president, CEO Read More »
Passenger Rail
Three women graduate from Massachusetts rail operator's engineer training program Read More »
C&S
CN installs wireless chassis tracking system at Brampton terminal Read More »

November 15

M&A
RailAmerica to be acquired by asset management firm, become private company Read More »
People
LA MTA's Catoe to take the reins as WMATA's general manager Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Canada to provide millions for transit security improvements Read More »
M&A
Former RailAmerica CEO Marino forms holding company, acquires first short line Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Miller wins IANA's 2006 Silver Kingpin Award; chassis pool team takes home achievement award Read More »
MOW
Koppers: Heller to succeed Ladd, Woerle to succeed Heller in rail products division Read More »
Supplier Spotlight
LIRR contracts Interfleet to monitor, manage service vehicles Read More »
People
Mitsui Rail Capital names three execs Read More »

November 14

Rail Industry Trends
Wheeling & Lake Erie lands second RRIF loan Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
UP marks opening of state-of-the-art locomotive shop at Nebraska yard Read More »
Financials
Providence and Worcester's revenue, income climb in third quarter Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
IANA names Denver, Maryland universities as scholarship award recipients Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
STB's Nottingham names Campbell chief of staff Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Pacer's intermodal, specialized trucking divisions win top transportation and logistics honors Read More »
Financials
Global Railway registers revenue, earning gains in third quarter Read More »

November 13

Intermodal
AAR: U.S. and Canadian railroads move more intermodal loads, fewer carloads in week No. 44 Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
KCSM, Nuevo León to jointly develop regional logistics hub in Mexico Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
MARTA OKs $13.8 million budget adjustment to improve system Read More »
Intermodal
Schneider National finds fast lane with Mexico Express intermodal service Read More »
People
Murray to succeed White as GM of BNSF's Southwest Division Read More »
Mechanical
Bombardier to supply vehicles, upgrade systems for Las Vegas airport people mover Read More »
People
Watco names Hamilton GM of two Pacific Northwest short lines Read More »

November 10

Passenger Rail
MBTA restructures fares Read More »
C&S
NS, state rail commission to upgrade 18 crossings in Ohio town Read More »
Passenger Rail
New Mexico government agencies mull options for commuter-rail extension Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
UP's military recruiting efforts earn magazine's No. 1 rank for second-straight year Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Indiana short line to serve new Honda assembly plant Read More »
Intermodal
Tacoma port reconfigures two junctions to speed up rail traffic Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Ohio rail commission to provide loans, grants for three freight-rail projects Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Cubic to upgrade WMATA's fare-collection system Read More »

November 9

Rail Industry Trends
Voters approve transportation ballot measures Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
NJ Transit proceeds with Penn, South Amboy station projects Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Wisconsin & Southern proposes funding plan to ensure state-owned track is 286k-compliant by 2015 Read More »
Labor
Mediation board releases Metro-North union coalition from mediation Read More »
Financials
ARI overcomes production shutdown, sets earnings and backlog records in third quarter Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Minnesota rail authority seeks short-line operator for steel mill spur Read More »
MOW
Koppers promotes Bryon and McCormack to VP positions, appoints Stadler to board Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Bombardier to supply 100 TRAXX locomotives to Spanish railway Read More »

November 8

Rail Industry Trends
Transportation Services Index ends three-month slide in September Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
BNSF sets coal tonnage record in October Read More »
Kansas City Southern
KCS makes management changes in U.S. and Mexican operating departments Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
California voters approve transportation improvement measures Read More »
People
Russack to retire as BNSF's corporate communications chief; Keating to assume his VP post Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Bombardier/Alstom consortium to supply trains to Swiss railway Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
CN names Kachroo to newly created sales, marketing position Read More »

November 7

C&S
Wabtec Railway Electronics to install ETMS on Metra locomotives, cars Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
North Dakota contracts consultant to develop container unit-train service for state's ag products Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
CN recognizes four short lines' freight-car reporting performance Read More »
Labor
UP-sponsored tank-car safety course at TTCI logs 28 'graduates' Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Amtrak, Wandrian to launch Web-based booking system for international travel agents Read More »
Mechanical
Timken promotes Mihaila, Fracassa to SVP Read More »

November 6

Rail Industry Trends
North American intermodal volume reaches record 3.7 million units in third quarter, IANA says Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Houston METRO posts ridership record in FY2006 Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
LA MTA reduces travel times on Metro Gold Line Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
BNSF seeks to buy land in Dallas industrial park for proposed intermodal terminal Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Bombardier to supply 51 MOVIA trains to Shanghai metro Read More »
Short Lines & Regionals
Greenville & Western Railway assumes control of former CSXT line Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
TPI Composites to open freight-car deck plant in Ohio Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
TRE's Sklannik to chair civil engineer society's transportation security group Read More »

November 3

Intermodal
U.S. railroads register carload and intermodal load gains in October, AAR says Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
FTA green lights BART's Warm Springs extension Read More »
Labor
Panhandle Northern Railroad workers join the BLET Read More »
Safety
NJ Transit improves pedestrian crossings at stations Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Grain association to STB: Keep tabs on rail capacity, speed up rate challenge process Read More »
Mechanical
Troy takes reins as Kelso Technologies (U.S.A.) president Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
AREMA adds interactive job board to Web site Read More »

November 2

Financials
Florida East Coast Railway's profits, revenue rise in third quarter Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
RTA report: Tie purchases and production tumble in September, but continue to outpace 2005 totals Read More »
Intermodal
CSXI's November fuel surcharge to fall 1 percentage point Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Maryland Transit Administration installs surveillance system at Camden Yards station Read More »
MOW
North Carolina Railroad to install CWR on 15 track miles Read More »
Financials
Trinity increases revenue, boosts rail-car backlog in third quarter Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Intermodal vet Erickson to chair containerization history foundation Read More »

November 1

Financials
Mexican line reconstruction delays, after-tax charges lead to third-quarter loss for Genesee & Wyoming Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Illinois Western to serve Alternative Energy Sources' second ethanol plant in Land of Lincoln Read More »
Mechanical
Carroll to step down as FreightCar America's chief executive Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
SEPTA unveils new service center in headquarters Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
CSXT supervisor takes home AAR's environmental employee excellence award Read More »
Passenger Rail
Wright takes seat as VIA Rail chairman Read More »
Financials
Greenbrier boosts rail-car backlog, increases earnings in FY2006 Read More »
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