Progressive Railroading

Newsletter Sign Up
Stay updated on news, articles and information for the rail industry



This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.





RAIL EMPLOYMENT

Rail News: November 2007

November 30

Rail Industry Trends
UP sets seven-day coal train loading record in the PRB Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
North Carolina's CATS posts promising ridership figures in LYNX's first two days Read More »
Protran Technology | Sponsored
Slash Time and Money with Callisto Track Geometry Systems
Rail Industry Trends
ATA report: Railroads', trucks' share of U.S. transportation market to inch up by 2018 Read More »
Intermodal
CSXI and UP to hike fuel surcharges next month Read More »
C&S
Balfour Beatty to provide traction power, C&S systems for Denver RTD extension Read More »
Short Lines & Regionals
Patriot Rail builds up Tennessee Southern's business during first year of ownership Read More »
C&S
Updates from ExpressYard, Intrade International, Siemens, Bombardier and CIT Group Read More »

November 29

Logistics
MeadWestvaco kicks the tires on CSXT's service to consider shifting freight from truck to rail Read More »
Amtrak
Bush appoints Presidential Emergency Board to help resolve Amtrak labor dispute Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Santa Clara VTA, Caltrain to improve Palo Alto stations Read More »
C&S
Illinois Commerce Commission OKs four crossing upgrade projects Read More »
Passenger Rail
WMATA seeks input on Fort Totten development plan Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Updates from Greenbrier, Southwest Signal, Alstom and TÜVRheinland Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
AREMA to co-sponsor European rail/technology tour in '08 Read More »

November 28

People
Bombardier appoints longtime exec Pierre Beaudoin CEO Read More »
Passenger Rail
GO Transit to launch service to Barrie next month Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Freight-rail tax credit, Amtrak legislation champion Lott to leave Senate Read More »
M&A
CPR, Mayo Clinic officials meet to discuss DM&E transaction Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
CTA opens another renovated Brown Line station Read More »
MOW
NS, state DOT complete passing siding at North Carolina Railroad yard Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Updates from Miner Enterprises, Bombardier, RailComm and the Railway Supply Institute Read More »

November 27

Rail Industry Trends
Metra approves 2008 spending plan, fare increase Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
California's Capitol Corridor sets ridership, revenue records in FY07 Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
STB releases procedural schedules for CN/EJ&E and CPR/DM&E transactions Read More »
MOW
BNSF boosts PRB train loadings in November's first half Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Charlotte agency opens new light-rail line Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Amtrak opens renovated downtown Milwaukee intermodal facility Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Tie production up, purchases down in October, RTA says Read More »

November 26

Labor
CPR and TCRC extend 'no strike' pact; CN and steelworkers union reach tentative agreement Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
NJ Transit to restore West Trenton passenger-rail line Read More »
Intermodal
Mexican port marks completion of container terminal expansion's first phase Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Pittsburgh port authority to hike ticket prices Jan. 1 Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
GE lands first-ever freight locomotive order in the United Kingdom Read More »
People
Morey to oversee NYC economic development firm's capital program expenditures Read More »
People
Mississippi DOT names Burt deputy director of freight/rail/port division Read More »

November 21

Rail Industry Trends
MTA to reduce proposed fare increase Read More »
Passenger Rail
TriMet to call new commuter-rail line 'WES' Read More »
People
PB names Hawksworth CEO Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
ASME, IEEE and ASCE seek technical paper submissions for joint April 2008 event Read More »
Mechanical
Wories takes president's reins at Amsted Rail; company adds job responsibilities for nine execs Read More »
Mechanical
Updates from FreightCar America, URS Corp., Vossloh, PS Technology and Miner Enterprises Read More »

November 20

Rail Industry Trends
New York MTA to obtain $1.3 billion from feds for Second Avenue Subway Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Value of freight flowing between U.S., Canada and Mexico last year increased 9.7 percent, USDOT says Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Poll: TCU members would support proposed Amtrak strike Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
NJ Transit to install solar-power system at maintenance complex Read More »
People
BNSF names Williams GM of Kansas Division, LeVere AVP of signals Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Ficker resigns as NIT League president Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Latest updates from Vossloh, Knorr-Bremse, Koppers and Safety Vision Read More »

November 19

Labor
UTU, NCCC to resume collective bargaining talks in January Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Pittsburgh port authority proposes 25-cent fare increase Read More »
High-Speed Rail
California High Speed Rail Authority posts financing progress, recommends route alignment Read More »
Labor
Teamsters Canada Rail Conference to renegotiate contract with CPR, represent Ontario Northland workers Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
WMATA promotes Kubicek to rail operations head Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Gulf States Toyota to build BNSF-served processing center in Texas Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Latest updates from CIT Group, Miner Enterprises, NREC, RailFood, RAIL.ONE and Ansaldo STS Read More »

November 16

CSX Transportation
CSX's board sends letter to TCI stating support for senior management and praise for company's performance Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
New York/New Jersey port authority to hike fares, increase Hudson River rail tunnel commitment Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Congress close to signing off on FY08 transportation bill Read More »
Intermodal
AAR: U.S., Canadian railroads register carload gains in November's first full week Read More »
Amtrak
McLean succeeds Laney as Amtrak chairman Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Canadian railroad association, government update rail security agreement Read More »
People
UP appoints Totusek, Weber and Putz as VPs in finance department Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
TTCI's U.K. subsidiary to study International Union of Railways' worldwide quality assurance program proposal Read More »

November 15

Rail Industry Trends
Transportation Services Index loses ground in September after August gain Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
BART launches construction on Union City Intermodal Station Read More »
Intermodal
NS begins tunnel clearance work on Heartland Corridor Read More »
M&A
Progressive Rail to lease UP track in Minnesota, form new short line Read More »
MOW
CTA increases train speed on several lines after track upgrades Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Alstom to help build Algerian tramways Read More »
Financials
Providence and Worcester's revenue and income reflect weak container traffic Read More »
Intermodal
Segovia to depart TMM, Chairman Serrano to fill in as interim president Read More »

November 14

Rail Industry Trends
Intermodal Association of North America installs officers and directors, bestows Silver Kingpin Award Read More »
Intermodal
Prince, Finkbiner release '10 Steps to Improved Modal Connectivity' report Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Skanska anticipates NYCT subway line contract, lands track upgrade project in Czech Republic Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Chrysler honors Ann Arbor Railroad's performance with Gold Award Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Parsons Brinckerhoff to oversee Dubai line construction Read More »
C&S
Latest updates from Wireless Matrix, RailComm, Railpower and Global Railway Industries Read More »

November 13

C&S
GO Transit to upgrade signal system at Toronto's Union Station Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
FY08 transportation bill includes $94 million for Sound Transit light-rail projects Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
FRA proposes 'model' state legislation to ensure qualified individuals serve as railroad police officers Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Santa Clara VTA seeks public input on proposed transit improvements Read More »
MOW
Kansas City Southern Railway completes 'Fitzmorris' siding in Louisiana Read More »
People
Curtright to succeed Klaus as GM of BNSF's Gulf Division Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
AAR shifts damage prevention/loading services group from Railinc's to TTCI's umbrella Read More »

November 12

Passenger Rail
VRE obtains first-ever RRIF loan issued to a commuter railroad Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
CSX Intermodal to open new Buffalo container transfer facility next week Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
NTSB's 'most wanted' safety improvement list flags rail worker fatigue for first time Read More »
People
Gauthier to serve second term as president of Quebec's AMT Read More »
Intermodal
U.S. railroads remain on slow traffic pace in October, AAR says Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
New Orleans agency reopens portion of St. Charles Streetcar Line Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
UP launches trackwork in Missouri; joins BNSF on magazine's top military-friendly employer list Read More »
Mechanical
Latest updates from Miner Enterprises, NREC, Duos Technologies, Railpower, Kelso Technologies and others Read More »

November 9

Rail Industry Trends
Voters sign off on several transit ballot measures Read More »
People
New York & Atlantic names Victor president, reassigns Westerfield and Torres Read More »
Mechanical
GE-led consortium to develop, test 'clean' locomotive engine technologies Read More »
People
Giles to head Florida East Coast Railway and RailAmerica; FECR's McPherson to retire Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
ARINC to install video monitoring equipment for Maryland Transit Administration Read More »
Passenger Rail
Bombardier to oversee train operations, crews for GO Transit Read More »
Mechanical
From 'Gunderson' to Greenbrier': Rail services subsidiary changes name to match owner's moniker Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Brookville Equipment expands Pennsylvania production plant Read More »

November 8

Rail Industry Trends
CTA approves $1 billion 2008 spending plan, fare increases and layoffs Read More »
Financials
American Railcar Industries: Revenue, rail-car shipments down from 3Q 2006, but profit's up year-to-date Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
We can do a better job leveraging public investment for infrastructure development, coalition says Read More »
Financials
Alstom registers sales, income gains in first-half of FY2007 Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
NYCT to add express service on Staten Island Railway Read More »
People
Molitoris to become Ohio Rail Development Commission's second chairman Read More »
C&S
CSXT enlists RailComm to provide remote control derails at Willard Car Shop Read More »

November 7

Rail Industry Trends
Survey: WMATA posts double-digit ridership increase during five-year period Read More »
People
Pacer International president to step down, retired CEO Orris to take over as intermodal division president Read More »
Mechanical
Emergency responders complete tank car safety course sponsored by UP Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
New York MTA seeking to implement e-alert system Read More »
C&S
Rail Runner to implement quiet zones at six crossings Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
American Honda Motor lauds BNSF for 'outstanding teamwork' Read More »
Supplier Spotlight
FCM receives order from BNSF for 38 portable railroad toilets Read More »

November 6

Rail Industry Trends
Sacramento agency names Wiley acting GM, CEO Read More »
MOW
BNSF marks completion of triple track on PRB joint line Read More »
Financials
Acquisitions, product mix propel Greenbrier to post record revenue in FY2007 Read More »
Labor
In Memoriam: Former BLE General Chairman J.B. White Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Maryland Transit Administration to update community on proposed Red Line Read More »
C&S
Kentucky seeks federal dollars to help fund upgrades at 19 crossings Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
CSXI's, UP's fuel surcharges nudge up in November Read More »

November 5

Rail Industry Trends
CPR/DM&E merger a major transaction, STB says; board decision on deal not expected until late 2008 Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
CTA receives state grant to balance 2007 budget, postpones fare hikes and layoffs Read More »
People
New York MTA appoints three top managers Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
North American intermodal volume reaches second-highest quarterly level, IANA says Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Amtrak, eight unions enter 'cooling-off' period Read More »
Mechanical
Helm Financial names Williams president, appoints eight other execs Read More »
Mechanical
McNeely, Jones join Mitsui Rail Capital's VP ranks Read More »
Mechanical
GATX names Clark regional VP of sales for Midwest office Read More »

November 2

Rail Industry Trends
CN, CPR forge routing protocol pact to speed interline traffic Read More »
Intermodal
Carloads up, intermodal volume down for U.S. roads last week, AAR says Read More »
People
KCS promotes Crandall, Harrison and Koelper Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
MTA Metro-North seeks developers for Beacon Station project Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
UP wins Department of Energy's 'Innovator' award; speeds up Salt Lake City trains Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
GE to provide mobile rail-car repair services Read More »
Financials
Portec Rail, FreightCar America, TrinityRail and The Andersons ring up more sales Read More »

November 1

Passenger Rail
MBTA launches service on Greenbush Line Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
BART obtains $5.4 million state grant to add station security cameras Read More »
Financials
Genesee & Wyoming registers revenue, income gains Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Wabtec Railway Electronics to develop vital PTC pilot for NS Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
BNSF honors three short lines with annual achievement awards Read More »
People
Southwest Signal's Mayer takes chairman's seat, hands off presidential and CEO reins to Krishnarao Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
SKF, Knorr-Bremse partner to provide condition-monitoring capability for brake-control systems Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Bombardier-led joint venture to manufacture 40 high-speed trains for Chinese railway Read More »
C&S
Plastics shipper installs RailComm automation system at Texas switching yard Read More »
<< Previous Next >>
November 2007
S M T W T F S
1 2 3
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 29 30    

RAIL NEWS ARCHIVES


2019
 1  2  3  4  5  6  7
2018
 1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11  12
2017
 1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11  12
2016
 1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11  12
2015
 1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11  12
2014
 1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11  12
2013
 1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11  12
2012
 1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11  12
2011
 1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11  12
2010
 1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11  12
2009
 1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11  12
2008
 1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11  12
2007
 1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11  12
2006
 1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11  12
2005
 1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11  12
2004
 1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11  12
2003
 1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11  12
2002
 1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11  12
2001
 1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11  12
2000
 8  9  10  11  12