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Rail News: June 2010

June 30

Passenger Rail
Senate committee adopts transit safety bill Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Canadian Pacific reopens flooded mainline Read More »
Passenger Rail
DHS' new national transit-rail security program to focus on Northeast Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Value of goods shipped between U.S., neighboring nations climbs again in April, BTS says Read More »
Passenger Rail
VIA Rail workplace leaders support new agreement Read More »
Passenger Rail
Amtrak adds three board members Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
BNSF attains magazine's 'best diversity' firm status Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Long Beach port seeks to spend fewer dollars in FY11 Read More »

June 29

Kansas City Southern
Starling to succeed Haverty as KCS' CEO in August Read More »
High-Speed Rail
FRA to provide another $2.3 billion for HSR development; applications due Aug. 6 Read More »
Passenger Rail
St. Louis Metro restores service after voters approve transit tax Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Teamsters Rail Conference, BMWED elect officers Read More »
Passenger Rail
SEPTA completes work on Wayne station Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
NS, ports among Virginia's DHS grant recipients Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Nation needs 'ethical and sustainable' intermodal system, Carmichael says Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Tacoma port earns magazine's sustainability honor Read More »
Passenger Rail
Updates from Ansaldo STS, Bombardier, Thales, L.B. Foster and Aconex Read More »

June 28

Passenger Rail
VIA Rail, CAW reach tentative agreement to avoid strike Read More »
Passenger Rail
WMATA approves $1.4 billion operating budget, $5 billion capital spending plan Read More »
Passenger Rail
Santa Clara VTA, L.A. Metro post progress on line extensions Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
N.Y./N.J port authority acquires property to expand container terminal Read More »
Passenger Rail
Port Authority of Allegheny County adopts $330 million budget for FY11 Read More »
Passenger Rail
SEPTA approves naming rights pact for Pattison Station Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
California air agency seeks fewer emissions at four rail yards Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Stolzman succeeds Fox as PHL president; Fox assumes managing director role Read More »

June 25

Rail Industry Trends
AAR weekly report: U.S. roads' intermodal volume reaches 19-month high Read More »
Passenger Rail
CAW issues strike notice to VIA Rail Read More »
Passenger Rail
Hundreds take part in transit counterterrorism exercise Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
RTA: Tie purchases, production plummet in May Read More »
Passenger Rail
Passenger rail-car supply industry has growth potential, Duke study shows Read More »
Passenger Rail
GCRTA considers intermodal facility, station improvements Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Bombardier seeks large stake in Russian Railways' signaling subsidiary Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Long Beach port commission elects officers Read More »

June 24

High-Speed Rail
New York senate legislation would create high-speed planning board Read More »
Passenger Rail
USDOT forms transit-rail safety advisory committee Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
CP teams up with two terminal operators to boost productivity Read More »
Passenger Rail
Walsh lands Twin Cities light-rail line's first heavy construction contract Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
New York county advances quiet zone project Read More »
Passenger Rail
Sen. Durbin calls on banking committee to quickly draft safety bill Read More »
Passenger Rail
SFRTA receives finance, public procurement awards Read More »
Passenger Rail
Hampton Roads Transit tabs Riddick as chairman Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Updates from Alstom, Miner, Cornerstone Systems, Michael Baker Jr., Planar Systems and Railinc Read More »

June 23

Rail Industry Trends
NS to extend Heartland Corridor to Cincinnati Read More »
High-Speed Rail
American High Speed Rail Alliance appoints 12-member advisory board Read More »
Passenger Rail
DART opts to delay several projects due to sales tax shortfall Read More »
Passenger Rail
N.Y./N.J. port authority awards World Trade Center contracts Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
STB moves ahead with public hearing on MMA's proposed abandonment Read More »
Passenger Rail
TriMet spends stimulus money to improve MAX station Read More »
Passenger Rail
USDOT, HUD launch joint effort to foster 'sustainable communities' Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
UP crews at work on Nebraska line Read More »
Passenger Rail
Updates from Wabtec, Mitsubishi, T.Y. Lin, Ansaldo STS, RailComm and Johnson Matthey Read More »

June 22

High-Speed Rail
GAO report outlines what state high-speed planners could learn from past service start-ups Read More »
High-Speed Rail
Russian Railways to test Alstom high-speed train Read More »
Passenger Rail
VIA Rail releases contingency plan for potential CAW strike Read More »
Passenger Rail
Maryland agency to revamp subway system's busiest transit center Read More »
Passenger Rail
Sound Transit names Kupersmith deputy CEO Read More »
Passenger Rail
Amtrak Service Workers Council approves five-year pact Read More »
Passenger Rail
FTA to host webinar on proposed project evaluation rulemaking Read More »
Passenger Rail
Allegheny County Transit Council elects new board members Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
North Carolina DOT bolsters two crossings Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Operation Lifesaver observes international crossing awareness day Read More »

June 21

Rail Industry Trends
U.S. Class Is take on a tad more workers in May, STB data shows Read More »
High-Speed Rail
Of guidance and growing pains: FRA, states, freight-rail hosts aim to iron-out stakeholder agreement issues Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Ag, coal and intermodal carloads should climb in second half, Baird says Read More »
High-Speed Rail
Virginia-North Carolina Interstate High-Speed Rail Compact meeting set for July 12 Read More »
Passenger Rail
NJ Transit opens rebuilt Montclair station Read More »
Passenger Rail
BART completes environmental report for Livermore extension Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Roadwork begins for CentrePort Canada project Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Journet joins Montreal, Maine & Atlantic as senior sales manager Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
AAR releases commodity statistics report Read More »
Passenger Rail
Updates from Alstom, Siemens, MISCOR Group, GT Software and Nomad Digital Read More »

June 18

Rail Industry Trends
AAR: U.S. railroads' security measures have surpassed federal risk reduction targets Read More »
High-Speed Rail
Quebec officials tout importance of U.S. high-speed projects Read More »
Passenger Rail
MassDOT, CSXT reach deal to restore South Coast service Read More »
High-Speed Rail
Russian Railways to begin service on Moscow-Nizhny Novgorod line next month Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
CP, port authority and Borealis join forces for new rail tunnel Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
AAR weekly report: North American railroads register more traffic gains Read More »
Passenger Rail
SacRT to make service cuts Read More »
Passenger Rail
Austin Metro tabs Watson as CEO Read More »
Passenger Rail
Utah Transit Authority unveils new light-rail vehicles Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
UP lands on top-performing stock, IT award lists Read More »

June 17

Rail Industry Trends
U.S. roads haven't closed security gaps, Teamsters Rail Conference says Read More »
Passenger Rail
L.A. Metro to increase fares next month Read More »
Amtrak
Amtrak to complete Union Station upgrades, add control center in Chicago Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Western Canadian farmers: 'We want reasonable rail rates' Read More »
Passenger Rail
Bay Area transit agencies introduce Clipper payment card Read More »
Passenger Rail
NJ Transit approves station improvement contract, retail space lease Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
UP to bolster lines in Illinois, Missouri Read More »
Passenger Rail
Updates from Burns & McDonnell, Bombardier, New York Air Brake, Parsons Brinckerhoff and Hatch Mott MacDonald Read More »

June 16

Rail Industry Trends
Albany port notes progress on rail, wharf improvements Read More »
High-Speed Rail
Knorr-Bremse and partners land high-speed contracts in China Read More »
Passenger Rail
Denver Transit Partners preferred bidder for portion of Denver RTD's Fastracks project Read More »
High-Speed Rail
China ACM receives $2.5 million pact to provide ready-mix concrete services for China high-speed line Read More »
Passenger Rail
Miami Metrorail extension renamed AirportLink Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Wide-span cranes on way to CSX's new Ohio terminal Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Long Beach port emitted fewer air pollutants in '09 Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Tacoma port tabs Wolfe for top post Read More »
Passenger Rail
Metra hires Blackman Kallick to perform risk assessment Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
North Carolina DOT adds warning devices at four crossings Read More »

June 15

Passenger Rail
Ontario approves Metrolinx's 'Five in 10' plan Read More »
High-Speed Rail
Acquisition of Madrid-based INOCSA augments AECOM's high-speed 'footprint' in Europe Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Inland port plans advance in Georgia Read More »
Passenger Rail
FTA approves environmental report for Honolulu light-rail line Read More »
Passenger Rail
Jump in CATS' May ridership spurs expansion talks Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Alaska doles out dollars for Port MacKenzie rail extension Read More »
Passenger Rail
TriMet's rail ridership rose in May Read More »
Passenger Rail
TCU supports Public Transportation Preservation Act Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
RailAmerica's carloads climbed in May Read More »

June 14

Passenger Rail
CAW members back proposed VIA Rail strike Read More »
High-Speed Rail
U.S. mayors issue study touting high-speed rail's potential impact Read More »
Passenger Rail
Capitol Corridor ridership rises in May despite government furlough days Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
West Virginia port authority postpones Heartland Corridor terminal plans Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
CN, TSI team up to improve service at Vancouver port Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
AAR honors haz-mat safety achievements Read More »
Passenger Rail
WMATA to gauge performance in new monthly report Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Port of Indiana-Jeffersonville boosts rail volume Read More »
Passenger Rail
Updates from Bombardier, MTU Detroit Diesel, RMI, Schneider National, Thales, Interfleet Technology and HDR Read More »

June 11

Rail Industry Trends
AAR: U.S. railroads report 'steady' carloads for year's 22nd week Read More »
High-Speed Rail
Get past the hype so you can get down to business, APTA 'Fact or Myth' webcast presenters say Read More »
Passenger Rail
BART approves budget, sets surplus spending plan Read More »
Passenger Rail
Sound Transit completes first mixed-use development Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
STB to weigh in on BNSF's coal dust dispersal rules Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
BNSF assigns four executives to new posts Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Trade gap widens, while imports and exports lag in April Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
New York Air Brake, Invensys Rail partner to provide fuel-efficient system Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
BNSF to conduct more work on Iowa bridge; Shreveport to build new structure Read More »

June 10

High-Speed Rail
Pacific Northwest cities sign pact to pursue high-speed rail Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Transportation Services Index inched up in April, BTS says Read More »
Passenger Rail
First-quarter earnings help reduce TransLink's deficit Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
NS teams up with Axion Power to develop locomotive battery system Read More »
Passenger Rail
Phoenix's Valley Metro advances expansion plans Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Voters approve bonds to preserve Montreal, Maine & Atlantic line Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Number of stored freight cars falls in May, logistics report shows Read More »
Passenger Rail
MTA names Metzger senior policy advisor Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Updates from APS Technology, Railinc, Wabtec, Bombardier, RAIL.ONE, David J. Joseph and Bowman, Barrett & Associates Read More »

June 9

High-Speed Rail
Alstom unveils new high-speed train Read More »
BNSF Railway
Progressive Railroading honors BNSF CEO Rose as 'Railroad Innovator' Read More »
High-Speed Rail
State of New York to host June 14 rail summit Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Four congressmen unveil 'rail-car enhancement act' Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Genesee & Wyoming to acquire Australia's FreightLink franchise Read More »
Passenger Rail
Canadian feds to help fund Ottawa's light-rail system Read More »
Passenger Rail
Denver RTD wins top honors at APTA rail rodeo Read More »
Passenger Rail
MassDOT introduces plan to reduce emissions Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Railroad Management Association to provide latest job openings online Read More »
Passenger Rail
Las Vegas Railway Express, Z-Train win injunction Read More »
Passenger Rail
Updates from Nordco, Ansaldo STS, GE Transportation, HDR, STV and AECOM Read More »

June 8

Passenger Rail
APTA report: Transit ridership declined at slower rate in Q1 Read More »
High-Speed Rail
It's time to 'get serious' about funding high-speed rail, Rep. Brown says Read More »
Passenger Rail
Amtrak urges FRA to forge 'clear national vision' for rail system Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
AAR: U.S. intermodal volume jumps, carload traffic takes a few lumps in May Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
UP partners with Texas town, county to streamline local switching Read More »
Passenger Rail
BART to consider budget, surplus options Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Illinois commission to help fund bridge, crossing projects Read More »
Passenger Rail
St. Louis Metro eyes soil erosion on Illinois line Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
IANA introduces equipment reporting, processing system Read More »

June 7

High-Speed Rail
Desert Lightning joins the race for high-speed rail to Sin City Read More »
CSX Transportation
CSXI to merge with CSXT Read More »
High-Speed Rail
From 0 to 12,000 mph to something in between: FRA's Rae talks high-speed rail at APTA's 2010 Rail Conference Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
NS to adopt GE's 'movement planner' software system-wide Read More »
Passenger Rail
Toronto breaks ground on Union Station improvements Read More »
Passenger Rail
Coalition urges Congress to fund rail initiatives Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
South Carolina Public Railways to retrofit two locomotive engines Read More »
Passenger Rail
SEPTA stresses need for more state funding Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
KCSR to demolish former locomotive shop in Kansas Read More »
Passenger Rail
Updates from Alternate Concepts, Alstom, Pacer, Axion International, Parsons Brinckerhoff, Railinc, RMI and Interfleet Technology Read More »

June 4

Rail Industry Trends
AAR weekly report: U.S. roads' intermodal volume reaches another 18-month high Read More »
Passenger Rail
Virginia seeks options for funding new passenger-rail service Read More »
Passenger Rail
FTA seeks public feedback on proposed transit project evaluation changes Read More »
Passenger Rail
Colorado DOT creates transit, rail division Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
3PL opens inland port near BNSF's Dallas terminal Read More »
Passenger Rail
TransLink to address capacity concerns on Canada Line Read More »
Passenger Rail
Infrastructure Ontario begins process for building light-rail maintenance facility Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
South Carolina ports authority, warehouse operators team up to target rail-served export cargo Read More »

June 3

High-Speed Rail
California outlines alternatives for two segments of high-speed line Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
UP's PRB coal train loadings climbed in May Read More »
High-Speed Rail
North Carolina, Virginia complete draft environmental impact statement for SEHSR corridor Read More »
Passenger Rail
MBTA to acquire new locomotives from Utah Transit Authority Read More »
Passenger Rail
Denver RTD fills several management positions Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
CSX's South Carolina division HQ earns 'green' building distinction Read More »
Passenger Rail
CTA to test passes for convention visitors Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
BLET's Sorrow to retire from presidential post next month Read More »
Passenger Rail
Clark, Saragoza join TriMet's board Read More »
Passenger Rail
Updates from LTK, MasterCard, RailComm, Benesch, Parsons Brinckerhoff, Bombardier and ALK Technologies Read More »

June 2

Passenger Rail
SEPTA approves fare hikes to help balance budget Read More »
High-Speed Rail
China Rail awards $1.3 million ready-mix concrete services pact Read More »
Passenger Rail
FRA waiver paves way for Caltrain electrification Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Canada poised to amend rail safety act Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
RTA report: Tie purchases climbed, production flattened in April Read More »
Passenger Rail
Connecticut lands federal grants to step up rail security Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
CN contracts Roche Ltd. to inspect Quebec Bridge Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
UP to improve line running between Iowa, Nebraska Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
AARS boots up career center Read More »

June 1

High-Speed Rail
New York, CSX reach agreements on high-speed rail project Read More »
High-Speed Rail
Hollysys Automation to supply signaling for Chinese high-speed line Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Progress Rail to acquire EMD Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
USDOT to award $600 million in 'TIGER II' grants Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
House passes 'extenders' bill, but short-line tax credit extension still faces Senate scrutiny Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
CN, Vancouver port forge pact to boost supply-chain performance Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Hertwig to join Florida East Coast Railway as president/CEO Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Teamsters MOW division members ratify CP contract Read More »
Passenger Rail
Pego joins South Florida RTA's board Read More »
Passenger Rail
Updates from Alstom, Bombardier, Pandrol and Hollysis Automation Technologies Read More »
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