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Rail News: February 2010

February 26

Rail Industry Trends
Tax credit bills top of mind in D.C. at annual 'Day on the Hill' Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
AAR report: Weak coal demand drags down U.S. roads' weekly carloads Read More »
Passenger Rail
LACMTA adds underground alternative to Regional Connector study Read More »
Passenger Rail
Denver RTD advances FasTracks program measures Read More »
Passenger Rail
WMATA to outfit cars with door control, rollback protection devices Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Updates from Bombardier, Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam, AECOM, RailComm and Ricardo Read More »

February 25

Rail Industry Trends
U.S. Class I workforce a smidge smaller in January, STB says Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
CSXI, UP to provide new domestic interline container program Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
IPO, discontinued operation impact RailAmerica's quarterly results Read More »
Passenger Rail
Haley joins San Francisco MTA as transit director Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Class 8 truck demand to remain flat for rest of year, FTR says Read More »

February 24

High-Speed Rail
High-speed finance conference comes to Chicago Read More »
Passenger Rail
Oberstar bill would give feds jurisdiction over transit-rail safety Read More »
Passenger Rail
New York MTA to furlough 1,100 workers Read More »
Passenger Rail
DART to delay opening of Orange Line's initial segment Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Iowa Pacific Holdings' U.K. subsidiary reconnects to Network Rail line Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
UP receives National Governors Association's PPP award Read More »
Passenger Rail
Updates from Cubic Transportation Systems, Wabtec, Steel Dynamics, Progress Rail Services. Also: In Memoriam: Joseph Silverio Read More »

February 23

Rail Industry Trends
Metra contracts TranSystems to design CREATE's Englewood flyover Read More »
Passenger Rail
NYCT's annual ridership falls for first time in six years Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Michigan short line's MOW workers join BMWED Read More »
Passenger Rail
NTSB adds passenger-car design to 'most wanted' safety improvements list Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Deibler to head newly formed Railroad Management Association Read More »

February 22

Rail Industry Trends
AAR weekly report: Heavy snow weighs down U.S. carloads Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
KCS replaces BNSF on Dow Jones Indexes' transportation average Read More »
Passenger Rail
WMATA takes 'inventory' of long-term capital needs Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Tie purchases slip, production holds steady in January, RTA says Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Seven freight-rail firms form 'Xrail' alliance in Europe Read More »
Passenger Rail
Updates from Alstom, ArcelorMittal Steelton, OnTrackAmerica, Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam, and Con-way Multimodal Read More »

February 19

High-Speed Rail
US Railcar/ARI establish joint venture to manufacture DMUs Read More »
High-Speed Rail
Illinois lawmakers to consider creating HSR authority Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
AAR conference shines spotlight on freight railroads' public policy goals, concerns Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
IANA: Domestic container volumes ruled intermodal roost again in Q4 Read More »
Passenger Rail
NJ Transit, WMATA seek ways to bridge budget gaps Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
TSI slips slightly in December Read More »
Passenger Rail
Transport Workers Union rejects SFMTA agreement Read More »
Passenger Rail
Updates from US Railcar, FreightCar America, Koppers, RMI and ShipXpress Read More »

February 18

High-Speed Rail
Virginia DRPT chooses route for higher-speed intercity service Read More »
High-Speed Rail
Siemens gears up to manufacture HSR trains in the U.S. Read More »
High-Speed Rail
HNTB survey: Americans still interested in high-speed rail Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
USDOT doles out 51 TIGER grants for projects in 41 states, D.C. Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Double-digit carload growth in offing for Class Is, Baird analysts say Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
FRA launches trespass prevention study in south Florida Read More »
Passenger Rail
TransLink, DCTA, CSXT and Watco appoint execs Read More »
Passenger Rail
SacRT seeks public input on mixed developments near stations Read More »

February 17

High-Speed Rail
Russian Railways to launch high-speed service to Finland Read More »
Passenger Rail
Two NYC-area projects to advance after feds dole out stimulus dollars Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
CN assigns six execs to marketing team Read More »
Passenger Rail
International experience, expertise shared at APTA/UIC high-speed practicums Read More »
Passenger Rail
Greater Cleveland RTA locks in 2010 budget, factors in service cuts and layoffs Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
GWI's new Canadian subsidiary to serve Quebec iron-ore mine Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Updates from L.B. Foster/Portec and Greenbrier Management Services Read More »

February 16

Passenger Rail
TriMet: MAX rail trips climb, bus trips tumble in January Read More »
Passenger Rail
St. Louis Metro advances long-range transit plan Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
UP to upgrade Houston-area line Read More »
Passenger Rail
California rail constituents launch trespassing prevention campaign Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Washington state town seeks federal dollars to buy short-line segment Read More »
Passenger Rail
Updates from Harsco, Ansaldo STS, Bombardier, EMD and MER MEC Read More »

February 12

High-Speed Rail
APTA/UIC's High Speed Practicum - Chicago: Day Three Read More »
BNSF Railway
BNSF shareholders back Berkshire buyout; deal nears finish line Read More »
Class Is
Ferromex, Ferrosur and KCSM reach rate agreement Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
AAR report: U.S. railroads boost carloads for third-straight week Read More »
Passenger Rail
CTA's board OKs bond sale for rail-car order, appoints acting general counsel Read More »
Passenger Rail
L.A. MTA to review Eastside Corridor options with the public Read More »

February 11

High-Speed Rail
APTA/UIC's High Speed Practicum - Chicago: Day Two Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
AAR: U.S. carloads down, intermodal volume up in January Read More »
Passenger Rail
TriMet proposes fare hike, service cuts to balance FY2011 budget Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Mississippi port authority helps fund rail line study Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
RailAmerica's carloads climb in January Read More »
Passenger Rail
MBTA offers commuters more real-time train arrival information Read More »

February 10

High-Speed Rail
APTA/UIC's High Speed Practicum - Chicago: Day One Read More »
Passenger Rail
Utah Transit Authority proposes TRAX, FrontRunner service cuts Read More »
Passenger Rail
TriMet seeks public input on light-rail line Read More »
Passenger Rail
NYCT to rehab five Pelham 6 line stations Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Sanchez Ugarte steps down as TMM president Read More »
Passenger Rail
Updates from Bombardier, Hatch Mott MacDonald, EMD, Gannett Fleming and Schneider National Read More »

February 9

Passenger Rail
Amtrak awards maintenance shop contracts, steps up security for Winter Olympics Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Riverport Railroad receives option to buy industrial park, pursues 'rail-car mall' project Read More »
Passenger Rail
New Mexico's Rail Runner to hike fares, suspend some service Read More »
Passenger Rail
Baniewicz to manage The T's commuter-rail project Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Genesee & Wyoming's carloads fall in 2010's first month Read More »

February 8

Passenger Rail
USDOT approves $303.9 million in loans for Denver station rehab Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
FTR: Intermodal reaches market share high in 4Q; heavy truck orders fall to seven-year low in January Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Genesee & Wyoming's revenue falls, operating ratio climbs Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
RMI index: Short lines' carloads inch up in January Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Moody's downgrades ACTA's bond ratings Read More »
Passenger Rail
Updates from GE Transportation, Thales, Bombardier, CIT Group and STV Read More »

February 5

High-Speed Rail
Rep. Mica continues to push for high-speed service in NEC Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
AAR weekly report: U.S. railroads register another carload gain Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
CN to establish large logistics park near Calgary Read More »
Passenger Rail
MARTA seeks public feedback on FY2011 budget, cost-cutting options Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
UP's coal train loadings continued to lag in January Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Montreal, Maine & Atlantic pursues line abandonment as 'last resort' Read More »
Passenger Rail
Updates from Bombardier, SKF, Kelso Technologies, Thales and HNTB Corp. Read More »

February 4

Passenger Rail
FTA rating 'positively positions' BART extension for New Starts dollars, VTA says Read More »
Passenger Rail
Honolulu light-rail system set to receive $55 million in feds' FY2011 budget Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Montreal port's volume dropped in '09, but export grain posted gain Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Garth succeeds Herman as GM of Watco's Baton Rouge Southern Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Illinois commission OKs upgrades to five grade crossings Read More »

February 3

Passenger Rail
FTA: Proposed FY2011 federal budget would fund 27 major transit projects Read More »
Passenger Rail
San Francisco subway's second phase receives 'medium-high' FTA rating Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
UTU, TCU join OneRail coalition Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Alexander succeeds Bonjour as BNSF's AVP-technology services Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Reiner to succeed Dungan as Chlorine Institute president Read More »
Passenger Rail
Updates from Ansaldo STS, Union Tank Car, ARINC, Parsons Brinckerhoff and Arch Wood Protection Read More »

February 2

High-Speed Rail
ITI's Carmichael lauds Administration's HSR vision during Alabama address Read More »
Passenger Rail
USDOT's FY2011 budget backs transit safety, infrastructure grant program Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Updated STB study: Railroads' rate hikes not a market power play Read More »
Passenger Rail
Sacramento agency faces more service cuts, layoffs to cover budget shortfall Read More »
Passenger Rail
Illinois provides $45 million for Chicago-to-Quad Cities passenger service Read More »
Passenger Rail
Monique Pegues, The T's government relations point person who had a 'passion for transit,' passes away Read More »

February 1

High-Speed Rail
Amtrak to conduct high-speed study in Michigan Read More »
High-Speed Rail
Hanson Professional Services to conduct high-speed analysis in Illinois Read More »
High-Speed Rail
USDOT's FY2011 budget earmarks $1 billion for HSR Read More »
High-Speed Rail
HNTB appoints high-speed group leader Gertler as SVP Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
CREATE partners land $133 million in federal ARRA funds for flyover Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
STB rules UP must provide new rates to chlorine shipper; Class I disputes decision Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Freight-car deliveries to total 16,000 in 2010, 21,000 in 2011, EPA says Read More »
Passenger Rail
Shucet succeeds Townes as Hampton Roads Transit CEO Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
CSXT, UTU forge agreement on tentative five-year pact Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Updates from New York Air Brake, CXT, Sam Schwartz Engineering, OnTrackAmerica and Tartaglia Railroad Services Read More »
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