Progressive Railroading

Newsletter Sign Up
Stay updated on news, articles and information for the rail industry



This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.





RAIL EMPLOYMENT

Rail News: April 2003

April 30

Rail Industry Trends
E-Buzz: Oasis Users Group meeting suggests rails working the Web to boost productivity - commentary from rail industry analyst Tony Hatch Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Coors Brewing recognizes NS for improving transit times Read More »
Protran Technology | Sponsored
Slash Time and Money with Callisto Track Geometry Systems
Rail Industry Trends
CSXT announces recipients of 2002 Chemical Safety Excellence Award Read More »
Amtrak
Amtrak unveils five-year strategic plan Read More »
Passenger Rail
States for Passenger Rail Coalition hopes to rally congressional support Read More »
Passenger Rail
Los Angeles MTA awards $159 million contract to Ansaldobreda for Metro Gold Line cars Read More »
Passenger Rail
CTA earns ISO 9001:2000 certificate for project development processes Read More »

April 29

Rail Industry Trends
Operating expenses up, revenues down at KCS in Q1 Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Toledo, Peoria and Western Railroad reach agreement with UTU Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Rail-car leasing revenue up slightly for The Andersons Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
GE TIP unveils asset-tracking program Read More »

April 28

Rail Industry Trends
The Chafee Awards: Railroaders to be recognized for environmental contributions Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Midwest Railcar appoints CFO Read More »
Passenger Rail
MBTA prepares for new rail service provider Read More »
Passenger Rail
RTA finishes $6.6 million track project Read More »
Passenger Rail
Alcatel wins award for safety and technological innovation Read More »
Passenger Rail
Bombardier to supply vehicles, electrical systems for new Taiwan rapid transit system Read More »

April 25

Rail Industry Trends
CPR's revenue rises, income falls during the first quarter Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
BNSF falls short of first-quarter fuel-conserving goal Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
U.S. roads' carload, intermodal traffic on uptick, AAR says Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Pennsylvania Southwestern Railroad to lease steelmaker's line Read More »
Passenger Rail
MARTA negotiating contract with Cubic to implement smart-card technology Read More »
Passenger Rail
Phoenix Light Rail chooses engineer for final design Read More »
Passenger Rail
WMATA proposes increased fares, hours Read More »
Passenger Rail
Alcatel to install train-control equipment on Amsterdam high-speed line Read More »

April 24

Rail Industry Trends
Diesel-price doldrums dampen UP's first-quarter earnings Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
British Columbia prepares RFP seeking input on restructuring BC Rail's freight operations Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
NS recognizes chemical shippers' safe-handling efforts Read More »
Kansas City Southern
TFM appoints Polack engineering director Read More »

April 23

Rail Industry Trends
NS: A mostly promising first quarter Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
CN weathers harsh winter, escalating fuel costs to post passable first-quarter financial figures Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
NS opens office to centralize property-damage claim processing Read More »
CSX Transportation
CSX appoints Munoz to top financial post Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Australasian Railway Association names Nye CEO Read More »
Passenger Rail
Amtrak sets second-quarter ridership records on all California trains Read More »
Passenger Rail
Minnesota Senate committee approves bonding bill for Northstar Corridor Read More »
Passenger Rail
BART's airport extension expected to open in late June Read More »
Passenger Rail
Amtrak to reduce Acela Express fares Read More »

April 22

Rail Industry Trends
Railroads view competition bill as potential re-regulation Read More »
BNSF Railway
First-quarter fuel costs mar BNSF's revenue-growth momentum Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
NS fetches mine's business, fine-tunes shuttle-train service to build Ohio coal revenue Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Class action: U.S. district court finds 'sufficient evidence' that BNSF fixed hearing-loss settlements, sending case to trial Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Alabama city to acquire former army ammunition plant line Read More »

April 21

Kansas City Southern
KCS, Grupo TMM plan to place three railroads under 'NAFTA Rail' umbrella Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Hyundai honors BNSF with annual service award Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Surveys say: Majority of BLE members back Teamsters merger Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
GETS offers engine shut-down system for all locomotive models Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
EMD delivers 'Class 66' locomotive to GB Railfreight Read More »
Passenger Rail
Proposed legislation would force Sound Transit to foot utility relocation bills Read More »
Passenger Rail
LIRR revises fare structure, discount programs Read More »
Passenger Rail
SEPTA seeks public input on annual service plan Read More »
Passenger Rail
Taiwan Railway awards communications contract to Motorola Read More »

April 17

Rail Industry Trends
UP to expand, upgrade refrigerated-car fleet Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Brazilian firms forge purchase agreements affecting railroad-ownership stakes Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
CSXT, New York Central grant CN trackage rights to improve interchanges Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
BNSF completes more than a decade's worth of remediation work in New Mexico Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Freight-car component demand drives Wabtec's quarterly earnings Read More »
Passenger Rail
SNCF, Delta Airlines offer new codeshare service to four destinations Read More »
Passenger Rail
NJ Transit adopts a more passenger-friendly approach Read More »

April 16

Rail Industry Trends
NS enhances intermodal service in Georgia lane Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
GM honors UP, CSXT as suppliers of the year Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Rail, shipper council releases TEA-21 recommendations Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
NTSB schedules symposium on vehicle recorders Read More »
Passenger Rail
APTA conference: A customer-focused approach is ápropos, Bombardier says Read More »
Passenger Rail
CTA awards asset-management program contract Read More »
Passenger Rail
Amtrak adds service, reduces fares on Springfield Line Read More »
Passenger Rail
Metra to build parking lot at south suburban station Read More »

April 15

Rail Industry Trends
Greenbrier receives orders for 2,800 more rail cars, posts record backlog Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
R.J. Corman unit to acquire Lexington & Ohio line Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Retlif celebrates 25th anniversary Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
St. Louis terminal road selects RMI's Web-based portal Read More »

April 14

Rail Industry Trends
Captive-shipper appeasing bill enters the Senate Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
FRA approves $11 million RRIF loan for Arkansas & Missouri Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
RailAmerica's Washington state, Nova Scotia roads land contracts that create, preserve rail service Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
TRANSCAER honors NS for emergency-preparedness efforts Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Compliance program aims to prevent food-product tampering on trains, trucks Read More »
Passenger Rail
Caltrain to implement new fare structure Read More »
Passenger Rail
WMATA begins emergency preparedness campaign Read More »
Passenger Rail
Bi-State breaks ground on eight-mile extension Read More »

April 11

Rail Industry Trends
Congressmen seek federal funding for Cross Harbor rail tunnel Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
BNSF presents Product Stewardship Awards to 46 chemical shippers Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
ASF-Keystone acquires manufacturing rights to Meridian Rail's car suspension system, interest in Chinese joint ventures Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Railway Tie Association's Tie Grading Seminar set for late July Read More »
Passenger Rail
BART presents preliminary FY2004 budget Read More »
Passenger Rail
MARTA eliminates top-management positions to cut costs Read More »
Passenger Rail
Delaware Area Rapid Transit's program provides homebuyers an incentive to live near stations Read More »
Passenger Rail
Spanish National Railways extends contract with Alcatel Read More »

April 10

Rail Industry Trends
KCS, TFM tweak computerized operating system to prepare for early 2004 launch in Mexico Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
BNSF moves first ag-product unit train from Minnesota to California Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Canadian rail, college associations join forces to recruit, train the 'best and the brightest' Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Morrison Metalweld employees purchase company from venture capital firm Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
House committee approves NTSB reauthorization bill Read More »
Amtrak
USDOT approves Amtrak's business plan, cautions the railroad to stay within budget Read More »

April 9

Rail Industry Trends
CPR earns hefty revenue from heavy-machinery moves Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
CSXT recognized for locomotive auxiliary power unit Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Infrastructure funding: Federal tax-credit bill more likely to gain congressional stamp of approval than grant legislation, ASLRRA believes Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
CIT Rail Resources acquires Flex Leasing Corp. Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Cattron-Theimeg forms separate marketing and sales, operations units Read More »
Passenger Rail
Final phase under way on NYCT's subway station rehabilitation Read More »
Passenger Rail
FTA, New York City Transit to begin environmental study on proposed Fulton Street Station Read More »
Passenger Rail
Sound Transit completes 1.6-mile Tacoma line Read More »
Passenger Rail
NYCT, BART plan to use plastic ties Read More »

April 8

Rail Industry Trends
In memoriam: Former OmniTRAX executive Selby dies Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Bill would allot rails' fuel tax to infrastructure-improving grants, but roads want tax axed Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Web campaign touts CN's e-business tools Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
BNSF creates Web site to fuel diesel-conservation program Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Port security: Transentric's software helps identify incoming carrier's crew, cargo Read More »

April 7

Rail Industry Trends
UP to fine-tune fuel surcharge in June Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
NS, CSXT to convert Shared Assets Area's computerized operating system Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
More international freight flowing into the United States, USDOT says Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
RailAmerica appoints Pagonis as vice chairman Read More »
Passenger Rail
Denver Regional Transportation District, Amalgamated Transit Union reach tentative agreement Read More »
Passenger Rail
Metronet awards supply contract to Bombardier for London's underground rail system Read More »
Passenger Rail
NFTA proposes first fare increase in eight years Read More »
Passenger Rail
San Diego Trolley to adjust fares Read More »

April 4

Rail Industry Trends
U.S. roads' monthly, quarterly traffic on uptick, AAR says Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
NS to add dispatchers to wage-bonus program Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Senate confirms Shane as USDOT's first under secretary of transportation for policy Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Greenbrier's rail-car orders, backlog on the rise Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
CN, CPR join U.S., Canadian customs agencies in promoting security-enhancing principles Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
RailPower names Maier president/CEO Read More »
Passenger Rail
SEPTA: Increasing fares, reducing service to address budget deficit Read More »
Passenger Rail
CTA advances three projects Read More »
Passenger Rail
Metro-North plans to sublease, operate NS line Read More »
Passenger Rail
CTA Chairman Jarrett resigns Read More »

April 3

Rail Industry Trends
KCS analyzes employee awareness program, technology at safety meeting Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
UP to test GETS' diesel-electric locomotives for five years Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Network Rail orders more Stoneblowers from Harsco Track Technologies Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
CN funds fellowship at University of Illinois Read More »

April 2

Rail Industry Trends
Brazilian mining firm CVRD set to expand rail holdings, car and locomotive fleet Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
UP to increase train speed in fourth Texas town Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Watco Cos. acquires first eastern short line Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
LaBarge seeks buyer for remaining ScadaNet portion Read More »
Passenger Rail
L.A. MTA contemplates fare restructuring to offset deficit Read More »
Passenger Rail
NJ Transit contracts chopper to complete aerial rights-of-way survey Read More »
Passenger Rail
Alaska Railroad: Annual report shows increased net earnings, cost savings from fewer personnel injuries Read More »
Passenger Rail
NYCT awards relay-based signal system contract to US&S Read More »

April 1

Rail Industry Trends
Squash anyone? CPR to move glass court from Chicago to Edmonton Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
BNSF enables short lines to tap its event-reporting technology for free Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
NTSB appoints Healing to three-year board term Read More »
<< Previous Next >>
April 2003
S M T W T F S
1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30        

RAIL NEWS ARCHIVES


2019
 1  2  3  4  5  6
2018
 1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11  12
2017
 1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11  12
2016
 1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11  12
2015
 1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11  12
2014
 1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11  12
2013
 1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11  12
2012
 1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11  12
2011
 1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11  12
2010
 1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11  12
2009
 1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11  12
2008
 1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11  12
2007
 1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11  12
2006
 1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11  12
2005
 1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11  12
2004
 1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11  12
2003
 1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11  12
2002
 1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11  12
2001
 1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11  12
2000
 8  9  10  11  12