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RAIL EMPLOYMENT

Rail News: December 2001

December 28

Rail Industry Trends
RailAmerica remains in sale mode with two more transactions Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Rail retirement investment trust lands two labor board members Read More »
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Rail Industry Trends
Trinity to record merger-related restructuring charge Read More »
Passenger Rail
RTA ends nine-month safety director search Read More »
Passenger Rail
WMATA signs GM White to 7.5-year contract — a year early Read More »
Passenger Rail
CTA orders smart card equipment for Cermak Branch Read More »

December 27

Rail Industry Trends
STB ceases CN/IC merger oversight Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Transport Canada unveils medical fitness rules for safety-critical personnel Read More »

December 26

Rail Industry Trends
RailAmerica sells Minnesota short line Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
President Bush inks retirement reform bill Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
General Bearing boosts presence in China Read More »
Passenger Rail
German, Swiss railways order vehicles from Bombardier consortiums Read More »
Passenger Rail
Utah agency receives 10th light-rail vehicle from Siemens Read More »

December 21

Rail Industry Trends
RailAmerica's Ferronor to soon operate Chilean copper producer's railway Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Retirement bill still awaits president's signature Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
STB ends UP/SP merger oversight Read More »
Passenger Rail
WMATA budget: No fare increases, some headcount trimming Read More »
Passenger Rail
Maryland rail, bus passengers to see smart cards by end of 2004 Read More »
Passenger Rail
BART introduces Tiny Tickets program Read More »
Passenger Rail
Toronto Transit to use Alcatel's SelTrac system Read More »

December 20

Rail Industry Trends
Canadian rails last year bumped up traffic, held down expenses, RAC says Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
RailAmerica plans stock listing switch, raises equity to bolster more buys Read More »

December 19

Rail Industry Trends
NASA's anti-icing fluid available for rail industry applications Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
CN to soon launch online tracing feature for paper shippers Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
UTU plans 'patient' Class I negotiations in 2002, says Boyd Read More »
Passenger Rail
Cleveland RTA makes tough choices to face budget crunch Read More »
Passenger Rail
Stockholm transit agency orders 70 Bombardier trainsets Read More »

December 18

Rail Industry Trends
CSXT plans LRC plunge with 100-unit Cattron-Theimeg order Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
BNSF, Swift partner to provide seamless perishable-commodity service Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Indiana short line commences coal carloads under truck-diverting contract Read More »

December 17

Rail Industry Trends
BC Rail eyes exit from TOFC service Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
CN, UTU reach tentative accord Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
TMM finalizes merger, single-class stock plans Read More »
Passenger Rail
Sacramento students to see cheaper fares Read More »

December 14

Rail Industry Trends
NS to dole out fewer dollars for 2002 capital projects Read More »
CSX Transportation
CSXT's, NS' post-Conrail service improving, but oversight will press on, STB says Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
LA port close to another annual container-volume record Read More »
Passenger Rail
NJ Transit inks rail car overhaul deal with AAI> Read More »
Passenger Rail
SNCF places $1.5 billion order for 500 trains Read More »
Passenger Rail
MARC line and WMATA transit center to open Read More »
Passenger Rail
Tyco Electronics to provide wire, cables for Santa Clara LRVs Read More »

December 13

Rail Industry Trends
BLE, UTU back to war of words, Class I representation Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
CSXT to soon speed up some Alabama trains Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Bankruptcy court OKs ABC-NACO's asset sale to TCF Read More »

December 12

Rail Industry Trends
Retirement bill now balances on president's pen Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Mineta taps Magaw as president's transportation security under secretary nominee Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
STB seeks AAR's help in resolving interchange-delay issues Read More »
Passenger Rail
Intercity rail service returns to Kentucky Read More »
Passenger Rail
BART offers special passes as alternative to holiday driving Read More »
Passenger Rail
Bombardier/Alstom land Swiss EMU contract Read More »
Passenger Rail
Alstom/SNCF/CAF consortium testing very-high-speed trainset Read More »

December 11

Rail Industry Trends
BLE members trounce UTU merger proposal Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Federal budget short-changes Canadian railroads, RAC says Read More »

December 10

Rail Industry Trends
CSXT, NCRR resolve more than century-old track-ownership debate Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
ABC-NACO set to sell majority of operating assets Read More »
Passenger Rail
NYC Transit begins testing CBTC-equipped subway cars Read More »
Passenger Rail
Italian Railways orders 100 Bombardier locomotives Read More »
Passenger Rail
English train leasing company purchases event recorders Read More »
Passenger Rail
Sound Transit to mark light rail progress with rail-laying ceremony Read More »

December 7

Rail Industry Trends
NS process-improving program enters second phase Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
ASLRRA continues organizational examination Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
B&A sale hits snag due to bankruptcy ruling Read More »
Passenger Rail
Reform Council plans meeting to ponder Amtrak restructuring options Read More »
Passenger Rail
WMATA begins auto-sharing program Read More »
Passenger Rail
Bombardier/ALSTOM land $312.5 million SNCF order Read More »

December 6

Rail Industry Trends
CPR, Consolidated Fastfrate tighten partnership bond Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Memphis distribution center to help prosper CN's paper business Read More »
Union Pacific Railroad
UP ranks high on magazine's best-benefits survey Read More »

December 5

Rail Industry Trends
Rail retirement bill: Back to the House Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Intermodal traffic continues up-and-down trend in the third quarter, IANA says Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
RailAmerica set to shutter E&N's freight service Read More »
Passenger Rail
WMATA's chemical-release drill shortened by actual federal building fire Read More »
Passenger Rail
BART program aimed at increasing off-peak ridership enters second year on high note Read More »
Passenger Rail
International consortium lands study contract for Singapore's Eastern Region Line Read More »

December 4

Rail Industry Trends
Retirement bill fends off opposition, but more resistance might be on the way Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
GWI agrees to acquire Emons, then merge it with new subsidiary Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
UP surges ahead with e-procurement system Read More »

December 3

Rail Industry Trends
STB sets January meetings to extract public opinions on proposed Houston line's environmental effects Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Washington's FAST program might soon procure federal funds Read More »
Passenger Rail
WMATA monitors funding bills, strategizes best uses Read More »
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