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Rail News: June 2005

June 30

Amtrak
House approves $1.2 billion for Amtrak in FY2006 Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Locomotive 'black box' rule will improve accident investigations, FRA says Read More »
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Intermodal
NS to move more pallets in ultra-wide containers Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
SacRT approves budget, fare increase Read More »
MOW
UP to complete trackwork in Oregon next month Read More »
C&S
Transport Canada to fund crossing upgrades at 80 locations Read More »
Financials
Greenbrier registers record earnings, builds rail-car backlog in FY05's third quarter Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
ARINC, Broadware team up to offer single-solution surveillance equipment Read More »

June 29

Rail Industry Trends
House debating FY2006 appropriations bill Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
CSXT settles long-standing rate dispute with Duke Energy Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
California's North County Transit District mulls land use options near stations Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Metra begins to build Orland Park station Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
India rail official gets first-hand look at BNSF, EMD facilities Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Allegheny County Port Authority to improve access near light-rail station Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
RailPower lands licensee to produce, maintain hybrid locomotives in two European countries Read More »
People
Global Railway names VP of finance, board members Read More »

June 28

Rail Industry Trends
CPR takes wraps off Saskatchewan crew lodge Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
MBTA designates firms as North Station-area developers Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Amtrak, PennDOT continue to improve Keystone Corridor Read More »
Mechanical
CSXI's monthly fuel surcharge to increase for fourth time in 2005 Read More »
Labor
Federal court denies NS' preliminary injunction motion, BRS says Read More »
People
Los Angeles Mayor-elect Villaraigosa to chair LA MTA board Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Bombardier to build trains, design maintenace facility for China railways Read More »
Financials
NASDAQ delists North American Technologies' stock from smallcap market Read More »

June 27

Rail Industry Trends
UP to reduce engine emissions at California yards Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Midwest business execs form passenger-rail advocacy group Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
NS settles two coal rate cases Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Pittsburgh Port Authority approves FY2006 budget Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
NS, chemical shipper settle rate dispute with assist from mediation, new STB guidelines Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
New York MTA awards South Ferry Terminal design contract to Vollmer Associates Read More »
Intermodal
CSXI to improve container interchanges at four gateways Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Monthly tie purchases fall for first time in 2005, RTA says Read More »
MOW
MARTA contracts Rail Development Group to rehab switch machines Read More »

June 24

Rail Industry Trends
CTA obtains $54.3 million in additional state funding Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Rail research foundation obtains FRA grant to continue PTC system tests Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
North Carolina transit agency retains Parsons Brinckerhoff as rail line's engineering consultant Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Week No. 24 traffic tallies: U.S. roads rebound, Canadian roads still in slump Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
WMATA station receives AIA award for innovative design Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
FRA grants to help two colleges conduct rail safety research Read More »
Passenger Rail
Buffalo/Niagara transit authority to attract home buyers Read More »
C&S
BNSF begins to blow train horns in three cities to comply with FRA rule Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Netherlands transit agency contracts Bombardier to build light-rail vehicles Read More »

June 23

Rail Industry Trends
Nearing 2005's midpoint, most Class Is' service metrics remain on uphill slope, Smith Barney/Citigroup says Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Portland's TriMet adopts FY2006 budget Read More »
C&S
NS to sound train horns in 13 Virginia towns per new FRA rule Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Greater Cleveland RTA introduces refurbished light-rail vehicles Read More »
Intermodal
NS' logistics subsidiary leases first trailer fleet Read More »
Labor
Carriers' committee, UTU resume negotiations per mediation mandate Read More »
Passenger Rail
MBTA completes parking expansion project at Walpole Station Read More »

June 22

Rail Industry Trends
House Appropriations Committee proposes $550 million for Amtrak in FY2006 Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
AAR schedules fall peak forum No. 2 to keep railroads, shippers on same page Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Board committee approves Pittsburgh port authority's FY2006 budget Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Business group honors UP's efforts to promote healthy lifestyles Read More »
C&S
Watco installs automated train dispatching systems at two centers Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Mears to manage ASLRRA's equipment, utilization programs Read More »

June 21

Rail Industry Trends
APTA: Senate subcommittee's funding cut 'a step backward' for transit security Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Virginia rail fund to help freight, passenger roads pay for trackwork Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
NJ Transit adds trains to Bayonne Flyer express service Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Santa Clara VTA to install surveillance cameras on vehicles Read More »
MOW
WMATA to improve, upgrade infrastructure Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Canadian Railway Hall of Fame asks public to pick 2005 nominees Read More »
Passenger Rail
VIA increases summer runs to Niagara Falls Read More »
Logistics
Schneider National subsidiary to add transloading arm Read More »
Logistics
3PL Mallory Alexander acquires freight forwarder Quast Read More »
Mechanical
Kocim to lead AIG Commercial Equipment's entry into rail equipment leasing Read More »

June 20

Rail Industry Trends
High-speed maglev rail system would bolster border security, promoters say Read More »
Passenger Rail
SEPTA adjusts regional train schedules Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
'Get it done now': Government, association leaders urge Congress to pass TEA-21 reauthorization bill Read More »
Intermodal
CSXI launches expedited ramp-to-ramp trailer service between Chicago, Little Ferry Read More »
Passenger Rail
NJ Transit tweaks timetables Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
AAR: Congressional report found U.S. railroads, shippers mitigated most demand-related problems last year Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Charlotte Area Transit System to update public on proposed streetcar project Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Small shipments association adds five members to exec committee Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Transportation Research Board's late summer conference to tackle rail worker recruiting, training issues Read More »

June 17

Rail Industry Trends
Senate bill advocates re-routing haz-mat tank cars, stepping up chemical shipment security Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
STB seeks railroads' fall peak plans for second-straight year Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
U.S. roads' intermodal moves register sole gain in AAR's weekly traffic tallies Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
NJ Transit to raise a few fares next month Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
A railroad first: UP receives ACC's Responsible Care certification Read More »
C&S
BRS issues short strike against NS to protest outsourcing concerns Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
WMATA to replace public-address systems, CCTVs Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Florida Northern to lease, operate CSXT track in the Sunshine State Read More »

June 16

Rail Industry Trends
Amtrak 'sadly disappointed' with House subcommittee's FY2006 funding proposal Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
EPA orders UP to eliminate oil spills at California service track Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
House appropriations subcommittee proposes $8.5 billion for FY2006 transit funding program Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
AAR: House should bag bill proposing to ban remote-controlled haz-mat moves Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
St. Louis Metro proposes fare hikes Read More »
People
KCS appoints Albano to labor relations post Read More »
Intermodal
Railroads should expect more moderate intermodal traffic growth, Rail Theory Forecasts says Read More »
Mechanical
BNSF to lease five Green Goat switchers from RailPower Read More »

June 15

Intermodal
NS program to tie free equipment storage time to service performance Read More »
Safety
Orange County Transportation Authority to fund crossing upgrades Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
KCS adds Texas terminal to transload network Read More »
Labor
Carriers' committee seeks mediation with union coalition a second time Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Rail User's Network to host international conference in Toronto Read More »
Passenger Rail
Bombardier builds first bi-level car for future New Mexico commuter-rail system Read More »
M&A
Private equity firm purchases TydenBrammall parent Tyden Group Read More »
People
Bladon to manage ImageMap's North American sales Read More »

June 14

Rail Industry Trends
House bill would ban railroads from using remotes to move haz-mat loads Read More »
Safety
U.S. roads rate high marks in most first-quarter safety measures, FRA says Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Sound Transit to review Airport Link plans with public Read More »
MOW
BNSF begins $13.5 million trackwork project in Montana Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Los Angeles MTA takes delivery of light-rail vehicle Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Watco wins Kansas commerce/housing department's regional service award Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Chinese firm to produce Primix's composite tie in Peoples Republic Read More »
People
VIA Rail adds Ross, Tremblay to board Read More »

June 13

Passenger Rail
UP isn't meeting contract obligations, California rail authority says Read More »
C&S
UP police team up with local law enforcement to crack down on crossing violations in two Texas towns Read More »
Short Lines & Regionals
Genesee & Wyoming posts carload gains in North America, losses in Australia Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
South Florida RTA wins public procurement award Read More »
Short Lines & Regionals
RailAmerica registers more carloads in May Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
I-39 corridor west of Chicago has high logistics potential, study says Read More »

June 10

Rail Industry Trends
WMATA committee proposes $1.5 billion FY2006 budget Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
AAR data: U.S., Canadian roads and TFM continue to increase intermodal moves Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
GO Transit opens new station Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
July conference sets sights on U.S./Canada border security Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Estonian railway's majority investors claim country is violating bilateral investment treaties Read More »
Financials
Trinity Industries anticipates additional quarterly earnings, revenue Read More »

June 9

Rail Industry Trends
NJ Transit to begin environmental work on Tenafly-to-North Bergen line Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
A grand re-opening: FreightCar America refurbishes former NS shop to build array of freight cars Read More »
MOW
UP begins $9.7 million Missouri track project Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
GO Transit's Dias-Schimek receives recognition award Read More »
Safety
UP snags 27 crossing violators in San Antonio Read More »
Financials
Revenue, market share on the rise for Bombardier Transportation Read More »
C&S
RailComm provides computer-aided dispatching to Mexico freight road, Indiana commuter agency Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Bombardier to help Italian railway upgrade electric power heads Read More »

June 8

Rail Industry Trends
MARTA approves $770.7 million FY2006 budget, postpones fare increase Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
AAR honors BNSF's Stehly with Holden-Proferock Award Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Amtrak, Michigan DOT's Blue Water route marks successful first year Read More »
MOW
Summer completion dates set for KCS MOW projects Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
BART, HNTB receive engineering award for airport extension Read More »
Passenger Rail
CTA seeks to speed boarding times Read More »
Passenger Rail
WMATA to add ATMs at several stations Read More »
M&A
New senior management-led company purchases Hovey Industries' products from RailWorks Read More »
Supplier Spotlight
Railinc increases IT budget, outsources business processes/technology functions Read More »
People
King to manage Traction Motor Services' national sales Read More »

June 7

Rail Industry Trends
SEPTA bucks 17 competing agencies to win APTA's highest 'Rail Rodeo' award Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Transportation Services Index back up in March after February fall Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Seattle Monorail negotiates construction contract with Cascadia Monorail Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
STB takes first step toward reforming small rate case guidelines Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Maryland Transit Administration to solicit public opinion on proposed Red Line Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
DM&E/IC&E parent appoints one, promotes two marketing execs Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
San Diego MTS conducts emergency response drill at underground station Read More »
Mechanical
Standard Car Truck, Cooper Standard Automotive team up to market rail-car controls Read More »
Mechanical
MotivePower to overhaul lessor's locomotives Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
German railway to operate separable commuter trains Read More »

June 6

Rail Industry Trends
Caltrain board approves $76.7 million operating budget Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
VRE to tack on five years to Amtrak operating agreement Read More »
MOW
CPR completes first capacity expansion project under $160 million plan Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
WMATA hires research firm to recommend better customer service practices Read More »
MOW
UP closer to completing Minnesota trackwork Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
NS honors chemical shippers' safe-handling efforts Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
WMATA to open new parking garages at College Park, New Carrollton stations Read More »
M&A
Georgia Southwestern adds Central of Georgia line to Peach State network Read More »
Supplier Spotlight
Wallboard shipper boots up RMI's car monitoring system Read More »

June 3

Rail Industry Trends
AAR traffic update: U.S., Canadian roads and TFM didn't make hay with carloads in May Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
U.S. Class Is' service metrics far from impressive, Smith Barney/Citigroup says Read More »
People
Santa Clara VTA appoints Burns to general manager post Read More »
Intermodal
CSXI teams up with Iowa Interstate to expand container service Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
WMATA to complete expanded New Carrollton yard project next year Read More »
Passenger Rail
New York, New Jersey port authority program promises to please more customers Read More »
C&S
Railroad, state and local police officers team up to promote crossing safety in Fresno Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Amtrak marks a decade of Seattle-to-Vancouver Cascades service Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Kansas honors Watco's civic mindedness with governor's award Read More »

June 2

Rail Industry Trends
Congress extends TEA-21 a seventh time Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Boardman now full-fledged FRA administator Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Hiawatha light-rail fares to go up July 1 Read More »
Logistics
CPR's logistics arm lands wind turbine contract Read More »
Safety
Emergency responders complete UP-sponsored training course at TTCI Read More »
Intermodal
CSXI's June fuel surcharge to drop after three-month climb Read More »
Mechanical
Sigley to manage Watco's locomotive fleet Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
ALSTOM to sell Australian, New Zealand operations to United Group Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Lloyd's Register Rail to conduct safety review for Thailand transit authority Read More »

June 1

Rail Industry Trends
FRA grants $1 million to Operation Lifesaver Read More »
People
KCS' Foster succeeds Fisk as VP, CMO Read More »
People
VIA Rail adds Ferrante, MacInnis to board Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Germany's LNVG orders more double-deck coaches, locomotives from Bombardier Read More »
C&S
Alcatel to upgrade Spanish rail line's train routing, communication systems Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Small shipments association names Rutkowski, Kudlacek members of the year Read More »
Supplier Spotlight
TydenBrammall lab attains A2LA accreditation Read More »
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