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Rail News: June 2001

June 29

Rail Industry Trends
CSXT to accelerate train speeds through Ohio town Read More »
Passenger Rail
WMATA continues record-breaking ways Read More »
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Passenger Rail
HSRIA is in the House Read More »

June 28

Rail Industry Trends
Alstom assumes operations of CPR's Ogden Shops Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
LA-owned utility plans to sell Nevada short line Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Merrill Lynch to enable investors to hold shares in all five CP firms post-split Read More »
Passenger Rail
Swedish rail company orders Bombardier intercity trains Read More »
Passenger Rail
Alcatel to install ETCS level 1 system on Swiss railways Read More »

June 27

Rail Industry Trends
U.S./Canadian customs policies should promote cooperation with railroads, says CN's Tellier Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
U.S./Canadian customs policies should promote cooperation with railroads, says CN's Tellier Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Stock placement proceeds rearm RailAmerica for future short-line purchases Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
CSX logistics arm lands DuPont shipper award Read More »
Passenger Rail
Sumitomo acquires GeoFocus, tabs Molitoris to head Read More »
Passenger Rail
Amtrak expands Acela Express offerings Read More »

June 26

Rail Industry Trends
STB directs KJRY to reopen Iowa crossing access to BNSF Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
RailAmerica to move back to the acquisition front Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Western Australian railroad targets longer, heavier trains Read More »
Passenger Rail
Bombardier-led consortium lands Swiss contract Read More »
Passenger Rail
Kowloon-Canton chooses Alcatel train control system Read More »

June 25

Rail Industry Trends
Software can help shine light on small roads' 286k concerns Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
UP to accelerate trains through Louisiana town Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Emons names O'Keefe controller to change CFO's focus Read More »
Passenger Rail
WMATA stops CAF rail car production Read More »
Passenger Rail
DART celebrates 5th birthday Read More »

June 22

Rail Industry Trends
BNSF to lower IT costs, raise online security Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
NS, TCU settle dispute over job displacement pay Read More »
Passenger Rail
SEPTA board approves operating budget, fare restructuring plan Read More »

June 21

Rail Industry Trends
BNSF's competing line for UCC nets initial STB nod Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Canadian rails' safety performance tied to well-rested engineers Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
BNSF, CSXI partner to expand Ice Cold Express eastward Read More »
Passenger Rail
DART's Snoble to take L.A. MTA's top post in fall Read More »
Passenger Rail
BART continues negotiations with five unions representing 3,000 employees Read More »
Passenger Rail
Car-body manufacturer selected for Las Vegas Monorail Read More »

June 20

Rail Industry Trends
CPR invests $33 million to improve its Upper Midwest mainline Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
KCS eliminates Texas crossings to improve safety Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
FECI appoints exec to help boost intermodal business Read More »
Passenger Rail
Allison blows through Pennsylvania, disrupts SEPTA service Read More »
Passenger Rail
Light rail line links Illinois, Missouri Read More »
Passenger Rail
ARC plans hearing on separating Northeast Corridor from Amtrak's operations Read More »
Passenger Rail
BART deploys Micromuse software Read More »

June 19

Rail Industry Trends
Class I, regional and DOT team up to fund 286k trackwork Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
NS honors chemical customers' safe-shipping practices Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Savannah port expansion to enable CSXI to build on international volume, dock capacity Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Minnesota commuter rail to get boost from transportation funding bill Read More »
Passenger Rail
Cleveland taps new rail director Read More »
Passenger Rail
MARTA's Ford named to transit certification review board Read More »
Passenger Rail
WMATA posts record ridership, prepares for holiday Read More »

June 18

Rail Industry Trends
Rail holding conflict spurs Grupo Mexico to sell TMM stake Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
CSXT taps former exec to reload e-biz strategy Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
NS to shrink vehicle fleet by 1,000 Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Calendar to create a more predictable rate-renewal process for BNSF's customers Read More »
Passenger Rail
WMATA approves FY2002 budget Read More »
Passenger Rail
DART drafts seasoned vets for diversity team Read More »
Passenger Rail
Amtrak extends anniversary promotions Read More »
Passenger Rail
Singapore trains to include video information systems Read More »

June 15

Passenger Rail
WMATA record ridership, late-night weekend trains continue Read More »
Passenger Rail
Sound Transit faces busy mid-June Read More »
Passenger Rail
Blair shuffles cabinet duties, including railways oversight Read More »

June 14

Rail Industry Trends
More Class I merger-rule reactions Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Kansas short lines seek STB approval to merge operations Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
I&M receives first RRIF loan, NRC says Read More »
Passenger Rail
Transportation funding bill clears subcommittee hurdle Read More »
Passenger Rail
WMATA, WageWorks partner for 'Smart-er Card' benefits Read More »
Passenger Rail
Danish trainsets to include SAB WABCO braking systems Read More »
Passenger Rail
NJ Transit seeks to give M-O-M the gift of rail Read More »
Passenger Rail
Austrian Railway taps IT storage technology Read More »

June 13

Rail Industry Trends
RailMarketplace switches gears on top executive search Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
KCS, TMM to purchase remaining Mexico-controlled share of TFM Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
CPR experiences exec changes before spin-off Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
BLE presents unification resolution — and olive branch — to UTU Read More »
Passenger Rail
BART puts technology in riders' Palms Read More »
Passenger Rail
Thompson given Rail Leadership Award Read More »
Passenger Rail
BART to hold budget hearings Read More »

June 12

Rail Industry Trends
Merger rules elicit mixed reactions Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
UP mounts 6th annual coal-route maintenance blitz Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Pioneer Railcorp sells part of Alabama line, will divest the rest by year-end Read More »
Passenger Rail
MBTA snares top achievement award at APTA 'rodeo' Read More »
Passenger Rail
Viewpoint: "Corridors for Freight - How freight railroads could share in the benefits of Amtrak's reauthorization," by Gil Carmichael Read More »

June 11

Rail Industry Trends
STB's new merger rules no surprise Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
CPR forms investor relations group, names group leader Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Greenbrier to step up cost savings, cutbacks Read More »
Canadian National Railway - CN
CN targets 11-day car cycling for grain shippers Read More »
Passenger Rail
LIRR to resume concrete tie installation Read More »
Passenger Rail
Sound Transit plans to recommend Earl as top exec Read More »
Passenger Rail
Support for Minneapolis-St. Cloud commuter rail continues to mount, survey says Read More »
Passenger Rail
Passenger rail systems tap technology to improve crew assignment, tracking Read More »

June 8

Rail Industry Trends
U.S. and Canadian rails in May compose same old sad freight-traffic song, says AAR Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Quick rate capability hastens NS' launch of Web-based waybill application Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
GWI restarts salt shipments for long-time New York mining customer Read More »
Passenger Rail
Cleveland studies extension, calls for community support Read More »
Passenger Rail
Singapore advances automatic line construction with Alstom Read More »

June 7

Rail Industry Trends
Higher prices key to surviving sluggish economy, says CSX's Snow Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
RailWorks promotes founding member to CEO post Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Comment: "The Logistics Imperative" - American Association of Railroad Superintendents to discuss 'L' word at upcoming annual meeting, by Frank Richter Read More »
Passenger Rail
Sound Transit names finalists for top post Read More »
Passenger Rail
WMATA recognized for 'smart' card application Read More »

June 6

Rail Industry Trends
YardVision may help ramp managers keep an eye on rail cars Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
GWI subsidiary starts-up intermodal service Down Under Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Don't expect second-half comeback, says UP's Davidson Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Sound Transit personnel shake-ups may be settling down Read More »
Passenger Rail
Quest for quiet cars continues Read More »

June 5

Rail Industry Trends
UP track upgrades again factor into faster Louisiana trains Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Pioneer Railcorp spins off Indiana short-line subsidiary Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Intermodal growth spurs CPR's capacity-expansion investment Read More »
Passenger Rail
Florida DOT teams with Nestor, GeoFocus to improve grade crossing safety Read More »

June 4

Rail Industry Trends
Customers soon can reach out and touch UP to release cars Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
BMWE members skeptically sanction tentative NCCC agreement Read More »
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