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Rail News: February 2023

February 28

Safety
OCTA drafts long-term plan for stabilizing California coastal rail line Read More »
Passenger Rail
L.A. Metro OKs San Fernando Valley contract, logs ridership increase Read More »
Union Pacific Railroad
UP, EPA agree to more testing at former wood-tie site Read More »
Federal Legislation & Regulation
Buttigieg to Class Is: Sign up for close-call reporting system Read More »
People
Former KCS President and CEO Starling dies Read More »
BNSF Railway
BNSF reports higher revenue, lower income in 2022 Read More »

February 27

Supplier Spotlight
Rail supplier news from Wabtec, RATP, Nexxiot and Western IntermodeX (Feb. 27) Read More »
Federal Legislation & Regulation
OIG to audit SEPTA's Buy America compliance under CRRC contract Read More »
Intermodal
Ports: Virginia logs cargo increase in January, manufacturer expands at Jaxport Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Class I employment rose 6% in January Read More »
Norfolk Southern Railway
NS agrees to paid sick leave for mechanical railroaders Read More »
Union Pacific Railroad
Union Pacific CEO Fritz to step down in 2023 Read More »

February 24

Rail Industry Trends
MTI awarded $15 million for transportation research Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Global task force honors Ukrainian Railways for service during a year of war Read More »
Canadian National Railway - CN
CN employee, pensioner fund raises record donations Read More »
Passenger Rail
SEPTA awards contracts for rail expansion, new trolley fleet Read More »
BNSF Railway
BNSF, two unions negotiate sick leave benefits Read More »
Norfolk Southern Railway
NTSB's Homendy: Train derailment was preventable Read More »

February 23

Supplier Spotlight
Rail supplier news from Bohr, Siemens, RailInc and Transdev (Feb. 23) Read More »
People
In memoriam: Longtime short-line industry contributor David Buccolo Read More »
Intermodal
Montreal port unveils five-year infrastructure investment plan Read More »
Federal Legislation & Regulation
BREAKING NEWS: NTSB issues preliminary report on train derailment Read More »
Labor
STB lauds CSX, UP for negotiating sick leave pacts Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Another week, another traffic decline for U.S. railroads Read More »
Norfolk Southern Railway
NS enhances Ohio cleanup plan, agrees to paid sick leave for BMWED members Read More »

February 22

Safety
North Carolina DOT considers crossing closure on CSX line Read More »
Labor
Brightline West inks pact with High-Speed Rail Labor Coalition Read More »
Amtrak
NTSB opens public docket for 2021 Amtrak derailment in Montana Read More »
Intermodal
Tradepoint Atlantic to build transload warehouse at Tampa port Read More »
Federal Legislation & Regulation
Illinois' federal lawmakers urge STB to put off CP-KCS merger decision Read More »
Norfolk Southern Railway
EPA orders Norfolk Southern to pay for derailment cleanup Read More »

February 21

Supplier Spotlight
Rail supplier news from Wabtec, Siemens and TraConcepts (Feb. 21) Read More »
Mechanical
Brightline's 'Bright Orange 2' train arrives in Orlando Read More »
Passenger Rail
Transport Canada issues RFQ for high-frequency rail project Read More »
Passenger Rail
Ukrainian Railways CEO describes Biden's rail mission to Kyiv Read More »
Union Pacific Railroad
UP, two unions OK agreements for paid sick leave Read More »
Federal Legislation & Regulation
Buttigieg calls on railroads to improve safety now; NS updates latest actions in Ohio Read More »

February 17

Passenger Rail
Valley Metro transported more than 250,000 riders during Super Bowl Read More »
Intermodal
Los Angeles, Long Beach ports log cargo decline in January Read More »
Labor
Unifor members ratify new contract with Canadian Pacific Read More »
High-Speed Rail
California, Brightline West agree to build overcrossings for wildlife Read More »
Passenger Rail
Report: Gov. Healey expedites MBTA rail-car contract with CRRC Read More »
Norfolk Southern Railway
Derailment update: NS' Shaw addresses East Palestine residents; NTSB's Homendy responds to critics Read More »

February 16

Supplier Spotlight
Rail supplier news from Stadler, Rail Vision and Wabtec (Feb. 16) Read More »
Passenger Rail
Metra OKs four-year strategic plan Read More »
C&S
Illinois commission approves grade crossing projects in two counties Read More »
Amtrak
Amtrak recognized as a 'best' large employer Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Report: Canada's rail rates among the world's lowest Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
U.S. carload, intermodal volumes fall in Week 6 Read More »

February 15

Supplier Spotlight
Rail supplier news from Duos, ENSCO, IntelliTrans and AllTranstek (Feb. 15) Read More »
Federal Legislation & Regulation
FRA adds $2.2 billion to intercity passenger-rail grant funding Read More »
Intermodal
APM announces major rail expansion project at Mobile port Read More »
BNSF Railway
BNSF customers invested $1.6B in projects in 2022 Read More »
CSX Transportation
CSX reaches sick leave pacts with additional IAM, BRC divisions Read More »
Norfolk Southern Railway
NTSB: Overheated wheel bearing may have caused derailment; NS sets up $1 million fund Read More »

February 14

Rail Industry Trends
Report highlights rail supply industry's U.S. economic impact Read More »
Intermodal
Indiana ports authority names Peacock CEO Read More »
Passenger Rail
CTA awards contract for Racine Blue Line station renovation Read More »
Intermodal
ZIM to increase express service, ship size at Baltimore port Read More »
Federal Legislation & Regulation
TSB: Crossing incident raises concerns about Ontario railway safety oversight Read More »
Federal Legislation & Regulation
Lawmakers reintroduce Freight RAILCAR Act Read More »

February 13

Federal Legislation & Regulation
OMB proposes rule to revise 'Buy America' guidance Read More »
Passenger Rail
MARTA: Violent crime fell in 2022 Read More »
Passenger Rail
Newark Penn Station to receive air conditioning upgrade Read More »
Labor
BLET ratifies new contract with Illinois Railway Read More »
Canadian National Railway - CN
CN on its way to meeting grain volume expectations Read More »
CSX Transportation
CSX inks sick-leave agreements with two more unions Read More »

February 10

Supplier Spotlight
Rail supplier news from Transdev, Diesel Technology, Tealinc and Duos (Feb. 10) Read More »
People
U.S. Sen. Kelly to chair EPW transportation subcommittee Read More »
Canadian Pacific
Canadian Pacific, USW reach tentative labor agreement Read More »
Federal Legislation & Regulation
USDOT seeks applications for small business funding Read More »
Labor
BLET reaches tentative agreements with CP, KCS, DM&E Read More »
Federal Legislation & Regulation
U.S. Sen. Sanders calls on six Class Is to provide paid sick leave Read More »

February 9

People
Maryland transportation officials tap Fenner as DEI director Read More »
Passenger Rail
WMATA to step up police patrols, seeks input on strategic plan Read More »
Passenger Rail
Ohio Gov. DeWine directs state to apply for passenger-rail corridor ID funds Read More »
People
ASLRRA hires Sherman as AVP of policy, industry affairs Read More »
Norfolk Southern Railway
NS removes rail cars from Ohio derailment site Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Week 5: U.S. rail volume slide continues Read More »

February 8

Passenger Rail
L.A. Metro's Red Line turns 30 Read More »
C&S
Illinois commission OKs grade crossing projects in Randolph, Logan counties Read More »
Federal Legislation & Regulation
FRA extends application deadline for passenger-rail corridor ID program Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Class I employment rose nearly 4% in December 2022 Read More »
Norfolk Southern Railway
NS begins clearing derailment site Read More »
CSX Transportation
CSX, two rail unions negotiate pacts for paid sick leave Read More »

February 7

Supplier Spotlight
Rail supplier news from Rail Vision, Duos, Scan Global, Harting, Comply365 and REMSA (Feb. 7) Read More »
Federal Legislation & Regulation
OIG: Feds' oversight of Seattle transportation funds 'insufficient' Read More »
Passenger Rail
TriMet marks halfway point on MAX Red Line extension project Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
WisDOT seeks public input on state rail plan Read More »
Federal Legislation & Regulation
Class Is again ask STB to stay rate-dispute arbitration program Read More »
Norfolk Southern Railway
NS completes controlled release of fumes at derailment site Read More »

February 6

Rail Industry Trends
UP named 'most admired' company; VIA Rail named 'best employer' Read More »
Labor
Rail unions adopt resolution calling for paid sick leave Read More »
Passenger Rail
MTA unveils new R211 subway cars Read More »
People
Progressive Railroading seeks Rising Stars nominations for 2023 Read More »
Amtrak
Amtrak crews to begin training for future Gulf Coast route Read More »
Norfolk Southern Railway
Ohio officials issue urgent order following hazmat train derailment Read More »

February 3

Passenger Rail
OCTA completes upgrades at Metrolink's Anaheim Canyon station Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Ukrainian Railways honored as 'Railway Champion' for wartime service Read More »
Intermodal
Port of Duluth-Superior logs slow 2022 Read More »
People
Houston METRO's Lambert to retire in December Read More »
Canadian Pacific
CP posts record January for Canadian grain transport Read More »
Intermodal
IANA: Intermodal volume down 3.6% in Q4 2022 Read More »

February 2

Rail Industry Trends
North Dakota DOT publishes combined state freight, rail plan Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
ARCI: Rail-car orders fell, deliveries rose in Q4 Read More »
People
INRD promotes Milton to safety, training director Read More »
Federal Legislation & Regulation
Rail service is improving, AAR's Jefferies tells T&I Committee Read More »
Passenger Rail
California awards $2.5B to passenger rail, transit agencies Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
AAR: Last month was intermodal's worst January in a decade Read More »

February 1

Supplier Spotlight
Rail supplier news from Hitachi, Mitsui Rail, Talgo and STV (Feb. 1) Read More »
Intermodal
Georgia Ports to expand refrigerated container capacity Read More »
Passenger Rail
Feds award Metra UP North rebuild project $117 million Read More »
Passenger Rail
L.A. Metro releases draft environmental report for C Line extension Read More »
Union Pacific Railroad
EPA outlines path for cleanup at UP's former wood-tie treatment site Read More »
Canadian Pacific
CP reports revenue increases in Q4, full-year 2022 Read More »
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