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Rail News: April 2002

April 30

Rail Industry Trends
Rail competition-enhancing bill introduced to Senate Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
NS needs to 'stand and fight' to continue growing, Goode says Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Transportation watchdog asks Canadian transport minister to delay southern Ontario line's demolition Read More »

April 29

Rail Industry Trends
CN, CPR sell Niagara Falls bridge to truck-promoting partners Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
UP procures second GM performance award Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Grupo TMM registers solid first quarter Read More »
Passenger Rail
CTA solicits bids for up to 706 heavy-rail cars Read More »
Passenger Rail
WMATA names Scott, Goodine to executive posts Read More »
Passenger Rail
Amtrak swing bridge gets needed repair following barge hit Read More »

April 26

Rail Industry Trends
CPR makes the financial grade in the first quarter Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Tranz Rail names new CFO Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
ASF-Keystone centralizes customer service, obtains AAR's standard approval for truck-suspension system Read More »
Amtrak
Amtrak names seasoned railroad veteran Gunn president and CEO Read More »
Passenger Rail
BART signs second on-call service contract this month Read More »

April 25

Union Pacific Railroad
UP thrives in first quarter despite economic discord Read More »
Kansas City Southern
KCS doubles its first-quarter performance pleasure Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Union federation releases worker-safety study Read More »

April 24

Rail Industry Trends
NS posts mostly promising first-quarter operating results Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Rail World, Wheeling Corp. envision summer Bangor & Aroostook sale Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Small-road infrastructure-funding bill heads to Senate for full vote Read More »
Passenger Rail
Amtrak, IBM ink IT deal to lower costs, raise revenue Read More »
Passenger Rail
Green Goat gets ready to ride commuter rails Read More »

April 23

Rail Industry Trends
BNSF/KCS marketing alliance nurtures Class Is' recent affiliations Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
UP to transfer locomotive repairs, workers from Arkansas shop to three locations Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Rail-car backlog, orders, deliveries still declining, ARCI says Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
First quarter kind to CN, mixed bag to BNSF Read More »
Passenger Rail
'Survive-Alive' tunnel set to open in D.C. Read More »
Passenger Rail
WMATA, ATU sign new four-year contract Read More »
Passenger Rail
CTA contractor signs plastic-tie deal Read More »

April 22

CSX Transportation
CSX sees first-quarter earnings, income rise; revenues fall Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
BLE pickets BNSF's, UP's annual meetings to protest LRC operations Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
BNSF, NS start guaranteed Southern California-to-Northeast intermodal service Read More »

April 19

Rail Industry Trends
A&M snares second federal loan aimed at small roads' infrastructure needs Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Texas short line seeks STB approval to build quarry-serving line Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
AAR honors CSXT engineer with environmental award Read More »
Passenger Rail
Senate committee passes S. 1991 with amendments, names two more high-speed corridors Read More »

April 18

Rail Industry Trends
CPR secures, ships second-heaviest load to Saskatchewan Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Northwestern University transportation conference focuses on fatigue management Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Bombardier Capital taps Tilley to head sales, marketing Read More »

April 17

Rail Industry Trends
CN banks on premium service, partnerships to bolster top line, Tellier says Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Canadian software provider releases car-tracking system for shippers, receivers Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Georgia short line uploads RAILINC's operational-management software Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
First-quarter-sales plunge prompts Wabtec to close Canadian plant, cut costs Read More »
Passenger Rail
Steel work begins on San Diego Trolley's extension Read More »
Passenger Rail
SEPTA names CFO, makes additional staff changes Read More »

April 16

Rail Industry Trends
RailMarketplace, ASLRRA team up to tap industry's Internet sourcing potential Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Web-based system to streamline BNSF's service-contract process Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Timken, NSK form joint venture to produce roller bearings in China Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
CN seals EMD locomotive-engine remanufacturing deal Read More »

April 15

Rail Industry Trends
Consistent growth will preserve CPR's independence, Ritchie says Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
BNSF to separate forms from train-crew hygiene packs Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
GWI replaces Arthur Andersen as accountant Read More »
Passenger Rail
MARTA names AGM for external affairs Read More »
Passenger Rail
NYC Transit inks deal for asset-management software Read More »
Passenger Rail
MBTA lays plans to increase parking at Beverly Depot Read More »

April 12

Rail Industry Trends
UPS Autogistics presents UP prize as year's top railroad Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
BNSF honors chemical shippers' safety Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Canadian short line ratifies UTU agreement Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Meridian Rail taps top executives Read More »
Passenger Rail
NJ Transit unveils locomotive, rail-car prototypes Read More »
Passenger Rail
BART mulls budget shortfall options Read More »
Passenger Rail
Boston, San Diego agencies sign contracts with Balfour Beatty Read More »
Passenger Rail
WMATA seeks additional $100 million for security Read More »

April 11

Rail Industry Trends
Fifth Canadian rail union ratifies CN agreement Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
IANA, NITL nail down dates for joint expo Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Greenbrier banks on rail-car backlog boost Read More »

April 10

Rail Industry Trends
BNSF attempts to monitor, modify workplace air quality Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Ferroequus fends off Canadian Class Is' running-rights objections Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Uganda taps consultant to confer on railway's privatization Read More »
Passenger Rail
NJ Transit plans memorial services for 9/11 commuter victims Read More »
Passenger Rail
Denver RTD taps TranSystems to redevelop Union Station Read More »
Passenger Rail
Romanian State Railway places $270 million DMU order Read More »

April 9

Rail Industry Trends
CN honors 114 chemical shippers' 2001 safe-handling efforts Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
UP chooses construction manager for Chicago-area intermodal terminal Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
KCS settles into new downtown K.C. digs Read More »

April 8

Rail Industry Trends
NS advances plans to attract, develop employees Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
CN to challenge Ferroequus' amended running-rights application Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Consortium begins to build track for north/south-linking Aussie line Read More »
Passenger Rail
Calgary lets LRT construction contract Read More »
Passenger Rail
VIA plans to continue Vancouver service after April 15 — but not fund development initiative Read More »
Passenger Rail
Minnesota commuter-rail planners await matching state funds Read More »

April 5

Rail Industry Trends
For NS, seven plus seven equals prime performance, Goode says Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Pennsylvania short line fortifies locomotive fleet Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
UP tallies third-straight Toyota service award Read More »
Passenger Rail
Tri-Met lands FTA grant for IMAX project Read More »
Passenger Rail
Here comes the judge — from WMATA Read More »
Passenger Rail
ALSTOM acquires overhaul contracts from AAI Corp. Read More »

April 4

Rail Industry Trends
U.S., Canadian roads still singing the carload blues Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
UP's health-promoting program earns accolades Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
New England regional, Chevron reach waterfront property-development deal Read More »
Passenger Rail
BART awards $15 million on-call construction management contract Read More »
Passenger Rail
Utah receives second FTA grant for University Line Read More »
Passenger Rail
SEPTA, unions put training grant to work Read More »

April 3

Rail Industry Trends
ASLRRA announces safety award winners Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
NS enlists Evans to support operations Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Johnstown America delivers aluminum coal cars to southern utility Read More »
Passenger Rail
SNCF signs deals worth $251 million for trainsets Read More »

April 2

Rail Industry Trends
NS marketing/operating unit to bolster, broaden eastern North Carolina business; vice president to supervise customer service Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
BCR Group opting out of marine-managing business Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
CN, Canadian traffic-controllers union green-light tentative three-year deal Read More »

April 1

Rail Industry Trends
Iowa short line connects with UP through trackage transaction Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
BNSF, Arkansas short line create joint, three-day marketing campaign Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Nova Scotia short-line workers ratify BLE contract, end two-month strike Read More »
Passenger Rail
Mile High City to celebrate light-rail opening Read More »
Passenger Rail
DART names senior VP, project management Read More »
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