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Rail News: December 2002

December 30

Rail Industry Trends
Ohio clamps down on crimes against railroads, ASLRRA says Read More »
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U.S. roads close in on annual intermodal-traffic record, AAR says Read More »
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U.S. roads close in on annual intermodal-traffic record, AAR says Read More »
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Ohio clamps down on crimes against railroads, ASLRRA says Read More »

December 27

Rail Industry Trends
BNSF's TY&E workers at Omaha terminal zero in on zero reportable injuries Read More »
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Idaho short line expects more annual carloads from two shippers Read More »
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BNSF's TY&E workers at Omaha terminal zero in on zero reportable injuries Read More »
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Idaho short line expects more annual carloads from two shippers Read More »
Passenger Rail
Resolved: WMATA outlines plans for 2003 Read More »

December 26

Rail Industry Trends
Buckeye Steel files for Chapter 11 Read More »
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CN reorganizes U.S. divisions along geographical lines Read More »
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Customer-focused program helps BNSF move more damage-free carloads Read More »
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Buckeye Steel files for Chapter 11 Read More »
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CN reorganizes U.S. divisions along geographical lines Read More »
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Customer-focused program helps BNSF move more damage-free carloads Read More »

December 23

Rail Industry Trends
GETS unveils 'Evolution' series of environmentally friendly locomotives Read More »
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CSXT's Reistrup to retire at year end Read More »
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Cattron-Theimeg has patent pending for LRC hardware/software capabilities Read More »
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Railroads and Imported Coal - Stalking Horse or Opportunity?
By Tony Hatch Read More »
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GETS unveils 'Evolution' series of environmentally friendly locomotives Read More »
Passenger Rail
BART selects Snyder to serve as board president Read More »
Passenger Rail
Credit where it's due: Moody's boosts L.A. MTA bond ratings Read More »

December 20

Rail Industry Trends
Future of Buckeye Steel still in flux Read More »
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RailAmerica anticipates more revenue, railroads in 2003 Read More »
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ASLRRA sets its 'Day on the Hill' agenda Read More »
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UP selects Balfour Beatty for grade-crossing contract work Read More »
Passenger Rail
Commuter-rail agencies award locomotive overhaul pacts to MotivePower Read More »
Passenger Rail
Shanghai metro orders 10 six-car trainsets from Bombardier/Changchun joint venture Read More »

December 19

Rail Industry Trends
CPR, Cando Contracting reach deal that'll expand short line's operation Read More »
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GATX Rail assumes total ownership of European rail-car lessor Read More »
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BNSF closes the book on its grade crossing-closure goal Read More »
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Trinity Industries sells rail-car repair facilities Read More »

December 18

Rail Industry Trends
CN to add 550 rail cars to its forest-products fleet Read More »
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CSX sells major CSX Lines stake to The Carlyle Group Read More »
BNSF Railway
Lanigan to succeed Schultz as BNSF's top marketing officer Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
KCS, Dallas short line reach track purchase, interchange agreement Read More »
Passenger Rail
Paris subway station adds 'rapid-moving' walkway Read More »
Passenger Rail
Hamburg metro places additional rail-car order with Bombardier-ALSTOM consortium Read More »

December 17

Rail Industry Trends
Licensing program places security seal on UP's trademarks Read More »
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Six Sigma will produce $67 million in annual savings, NS says Read More »
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Kerr-McGee opting out of U.S. wood-tie supply market Read More »
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Texas short line's T&E workers vote for UTU Read More »

December 16

Rail Industry Trends
Contract puts NS' carmen on same work-rule page Read More »
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Lacombe out, Genesee & Wyoming's Marshall (temporarily) in as Australian railroad's CEO Read More »
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FRA provides crossing-safety-enhancing grants to 10 states Read More »
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BNSF expands guaranteed carload service, surpasses 10,000th on-time or money-back intermodal load Read More »
Passenger Rail
GO Transit orders 20 'new-generation' Bombardier BiLevel cars Read More »
Passenger Rail
Barcelona metro places $296.5 million order with ALSTOM-led consortium Read More »

December 13

Canadian National Railway - CN
Talk about change: Tellier leaves CN for Bombardier; CN promotes Harrison to top spot Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
UP, NS expand 'Blue Streak' intermodal service Read More »
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UP's Davidson to address RailtecMéxico attendees Read More »
Passenger Rail
DART named 'Public Sector Agency of the Year' by Dallas/Fort Worth business council Read More »
Passenger Rail
A new fiscal fitness program: WMATA proposes FY2004 budget Read More »
Passenger Rail
Switzerland's Lausanne selects ALSTOM to supply automatic rubber-tyred metro Read More »

December 12

Rail Industry Trends
More rail-car orders, more workers on tap for Greenbrier's Gunderson Rail Services Read More »
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TTX doubles 2003 rail-car purchasing program Read More »
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Elections bring new faces to IANA's board Read More »

December 11

Rail Industry Trends
BNSF converts Kansas City traffic-control tower into modern 'point' Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Glasnost: Russian union leaders to discuss labor-relation strategies with BLE, other U.S. union officials Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
To be safer, push for personal accountability, says KCS safety leader Read More »
Passenger Rail
SEPTA recruits, promotes HR managers Read More »
Passenger Rail
BART awards parking-permit-management contract to Clancy Systems Read More »
Passenger Rail
NJ Transit orders 100 Bombardier multi-level cars Read More »

December 10

Rail Industry Trends
NS' capital spending to increase more than 13 percent next year Read More »
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Onto the PRB: DM&E topples another obstacle Read More »
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Safety: BNSF's signal-department workers walk the walk Read More »

December 9

Rail Industry Trends
RailAmerica cranks up carloads in November Read More »
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CSX's Snow nets presidential nod as treasury secretary Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Puget Sound & Pacific to operate UP line Read More »
Passenger Rail
Port of Oakland awards people-mover consulting contract to Jakes Associates Read More »
Passenger Rail
MARTA inks $127 million car-repair pact with ALSTOM Read More »

December 6

Rail Industry Trends
STB releases draft environmental study of San Jacinto's proposed Houston line Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Intermodal loads increase for U.S., Canadian roads in November, but carload fortunes differ, AAR says Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Florida East Coast sells former Miami yard Read More »
Amtrak
Amtrak tabs Crosbie for senior operations post Read More »
Passenger Rail
A whiff of hope: Operator of California's 'Skunk' train files Chapter 11 reorganization Read More »

December 5

Rail Industry Trends
AAR offers 2002 Class I fact guide Read More »
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BNSF sales team targets more truck diversions Read More »
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ASLRRA solicits bidders to develop short-line industry database Read More »

December 4

Rail Industry Trends
FRA workshop aims to 'take the mystery' out of the RRIF loan process, encourage participation Read More »
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UP green lights signal upgrade in Elmhurst, Ill. Read More »
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Pink slips and red-letter days: RailAmerica cuts staff, promotes five execs Read More »
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Wisconsin approves loans to five shippers planning rail-related projects Read More »
Passenger Rail
High-speed Talgo train clocked at 157.5 mph Read More »
Passenger Rail
Korean rolling-stock supplier acquires additional virtual prototyping software Read More »

December 3

Rail Industry Trends
Nober named STB chairman Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
NS, coil-processing provider open specialized steel transload center in Atlanta Read More »
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Former Burlington Northern CEO Grayson dies Read More »
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UP places six-year, 1 million plastic-composite tie order with North American Technologies Read More »
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Retired UTU Vice President Wotaszak dies Read More »

December 2

Rail Industry Trends
CPR takes home DaimlerChrysler's top honor a third time Read More »
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Montreal, Maine & Atlantic taps Grindrod for top-exec post, prepares for January startup Read More »
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Short line secures tentative carmen agreement Read More »
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BLE, Teamsters team up to organize Iowa, Chicago & Eastern Read More »
Passenger Rail
Houston METRO to break ground on TMC transit center Read More »
Passenger Rail
Laney joins Amtrak board Read More »
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