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RAIL EMPLOYMENT

Rail News: June 2002

June 28

Rail Industry Trends
WC workers back BMWE as union representative Read More »
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NS purchases industrial-owned Indiana lines to bolster coal business Read More »
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U.S., Canadian rails continue to pump up intermodal volume Read More »
Passenger Rail
DART plans to open seven stations July 1 Read More »

June 27

Rail Industry Trends
BNSF soon to label intermodal service three ways Read More »
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CPR considers abandoning two lines per three-year network plan Read More »
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UP to install LaBarge's monitoring devices at 750 crossings Read More »
Amtrak
Amtrak, DOT reach short-term agreement, plan to seek Congressional action for long-term Read More »

June 26

Rail Industry Trends
STB places DM&E's I&M Rail Link purchase on one-month hiatus Read More »
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Unions, railroads agree on remote-control arbitration-hearing procedures Read More »
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NS mentoring program to foster, further employees' careers Read More »
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FECR sells Miami land, devises more property deals Read More »
Passenger Rail
Bombardier lands contract trio overseas Read More »
Passenger Rail
WMATA inks $129 million deal with Alstom Read More »
Passenger Rail
Kowloon-Canton lands $3.3 billion contract for Hong Kong line Read More »

June 25

Rail Industry Trends
BNSF, BLE partner to promote safety training, counseling Read More »
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CN renders short line monetary, maintenance-of-way assistance Read More »
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Vermont Railway introduces 53-foot intermodal trailers Read More »
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BMWE, Indiana Harbor Belt end contract conflict Read More »
Passenger Rail
Conversations continue, but Amtrak remains in limbo Read More »

June 24

Rail Industry Trends
CPR adjusts fuel surcharge policy to offset rising prices Read More »
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NS subsidiary seals deal to modify 46 locomotives Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
TTCI to celebrate distinction as Colorado's domestic-preparedness training site Read More »
Passenger Rail
Maryland Governor names MTA administrator Read More »
Passenger Rail
Minkoff replaces Bullock at Sound Transit Read More »

June 21

Rail Industry Trends
NS honors three employees for 'innovative thinking' Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Iowa Interstate taps Miller as Roy's successor Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Tranny Awards laud transportation companies' marketing campaigns Read More »
Amtrak
Amtrak: Opinions abound, 'All aboard' soon might not resound Read More »

June 20

Rail Industry Trends
CPR to expand capacity, acquire equipment for Expressway Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
New rest rules to govern Canadian rail workers next year Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Tex Mex workers to cast representation ballot between UTU, BLE Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
FECI ponders fleeting fate of telecommunications arm Read More »

June 19

Rail Industry Trends
House hearing examines TEA-21's future impact on intermodalism Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
CN, Siemens to design, roll out rail traffic-control system in two years Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Freight Australia lands long-term rice-moving contract Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
National Railway Equipment acquires VMV Enterprises' assets Read More »
Passenger Rail
Cleveland RTA awards track rehab contract Read More »
Passenger Rail
SEPTA hosts FTA emergency preparedness seminar Read More »

June 18

Rail Industry Trends
Oregon county to obtain, operate Idaho Northern's line Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Union Tank Car to provide learning experience for foreign business students Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
BNSF, Ferromex land long-term Honda contract for international auto-part moves Read More »

June 17

Rail Industry Trends
STB by June's end to eliminate CSXT's, NS' Conrail-related operational reports Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
UTU's Boyd to freight roads: Support our legislative needs and we'll back yours Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
CSXT enhances emergency responders worst-case scenario readiness Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Finnish track-managing firm to boot up more integrated IT system Read More »
Passenger Rail
Seattle's Central Link inches closer to fruition Read More »
Passenger Rail
SEPTA solicits bid for 104 Regional Rail cars Read More »
Passenger Rail
Alcatel lands German train-control deal Read More »

June 14

Rail Industry Trends
TOP, e-business push NS' performance, Wolf says Read More »
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BNSF nearly halfway to year's crossing closure goal Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Iowa Interstate's Roy plans late-June retirement Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
AMSTED Rail Group shuffles sales staff as part of marketing re-structure Read More »
Passenger Rail
MARC's Kathryn Waters heads to DART Read More »
Passenger Rail
New Jersey Transit exercises options for 34 LRVs Read More »
Passenger Rail
NY State awarded $21.4 million in federal grants for public transportation Read More »
Passenger Rail
Caltrain ups fares to remain 'financially viable' Read More »

June 13

Rail Industry Trends
South Carolina taps Green to govern state's short lines Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Pacer launches long-planned IPO Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Suppliers eye rail market for remote-power fuel cells Read More »

June 12

Rail Industry Trends
CN should improve service for Naber Seed outside of open access, CTA says Read More »
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KCS closer to inaugurating MCS operating platform Read More »
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Toll lanes would make trucks 'pay their own way,' AAR says Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
DM&E might latch onto IMRL by late June, STB says Read More »
Passenger Rail
St. Louis' Bi-State lands top transit achievement award at APTA 'rodeo' Read More »
Passenger Rail
Edmonton Transit orders Cubic's 'proof-of-payment' system Read More »

June 11

Rail Industry Trends
Tentative CN/IC, BLE agreement aims to avoid 'misunderstanding and confrontation' Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
BMWE courting two merger partners after IBB reenters picture Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
South Dakota acquires North Dakota line to accentuate agricultural markets Read More »

June 10

Rail Industry Trends
Majority of BRS members say 'nay' to merger Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Small roads pave way for CPR's revenue growth, Ritchie says Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
BLE protests UP's LRC use Read More »
Passenger Rail
U.K. lessor orders 45 DMUs from Bombardier Read More »
Passenger Rail
Amtrak, MARC purchase ENSCO remote monitors Read More »
Passenger Rail
VIA Rail opens renovated Kingston station Read More »

June 7

Rail Industry Trends
House rail-safety hearing targets track conditions, worker fatigue Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
BNSF fights worker fatigue with rest-day program, plus other initiatives Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Timken order an outgrowth of new Brazilian bearing plant Read More »
Passenger Rail
Sound Transit takes positive Central Link steps Read More »
Passenger Rail
DART to host Garland-area open houses Read More »

June 6

Rail Industry Trends
North American roads' monthly freight-traffic trend continues: intermodal up, carloads down Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Houses passes bill to reauthorize NTSB Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
CPR to sell — or abandon — New Brunswick line Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
BRS to soon tally ballots, announce members' merger verdict Read More »

June 5

Rail Industry Trends
House hearing to address recent derailments, state of rail safety Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
ASLRRA committee short-lists president candidates, plans late-June interviews Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
CSXT receives recognition for coke and coal chemical industry contributions Read More »
Passenger Rail
BART considers $1.1 billion seismic retrofit project Read More »
Passenger Rail
FTA taps deputy associate administrator for budget and policy Read More »
Passenger Rail
WMATA breaks ground for 1,000-space parking garage Read More »
Passenger Rail
DART inks general engineering deal with ACT 21 Team Read More »

June 4

Rail Industry Trends
EPA's rail-car delivery forecast gloomy to partly cloudy Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
CPR recognizes chemical shippers' safety efforts Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Two college transportation centers receive USDOT grants Read More »

June 3

Rail Industry Trends
NS opens third bulk-transfer facility in Georgia Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Coal-dust controlling committee proposes permanent Canadian train-spraying station Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Canadian rail, municipality associations agree to more proactively mediate disputes Read More »
Passenger Rail
WMATA to honor Transit Police Department members, award Medal of Valor Read More »
Passenger Rail
STB involvement 'unnecessary' for UTA to acquire UP right of way Read More »
Passenger Rail
Mineta names Jamison FTA deputy administrator Read More »
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