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Rail News: July 2021

July 30

Security
San Diego MTS extends fare-evasion program, OKs security contract Read More »
Federal Legislation & Regulation
NTSB opens public docket for Tempe train derailment Read More »
Short Lines & Regionals
SoCalGas to work with Sierra Northern Railway on hydrogen fuel-cell engine Read More »
Labor
Arbitrator affirms rail union must negotiate over train-crew size Read More »
CSX Transportation
CSX: Maine governor, others file support for Pan Am merger Read More »
Intermodal
IANA report: Intermodal continues surge in Q2 Read More »
Canadian Pacific
CP proxy statement asks KCS shareholders to vote against CN-KCS deal Read More »

July 29

Short Lines & Regionals
East Chicago Rail Terminal opens Chicago transload facility Read More »
Sustainability
Indiana Rail Road wraps up solar project Read More »
People
Tesler to head MassDOT Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
North American railroads report carload, intermodal volume increases in Week 29 Read More »
Short Lines & Regionals
NCRR to rehab lead track for beverage plant Read More »
Canadian National Railway - CN
CN solicits input on interim 'extreme' weather fire plan Read More »
Federal Legislation & Regulation
FRA revises regs for PTC changes, performance reporting Read More »
Canadian Pacific
Canadian Pacific posts record Q2 revenue Read More »

July 28

Passenger Rail
Funding priority considered for Edmonton Capital Line South light-rail extension Read More »
Passenger Rail
Metra awards construction contract for Auburn Park Station Read More »
Intermodal
APM Terminals Mobile targets Midwest supply chains Read More »
People
TTCI names Bennett, Lippy to director roles Read More »
Passenger Rail
Metrolink OKs environmental report for Simi Valley double-track project Read More »
People
LRW seeks nominations for 'Railway Woman of the Year' Read More »
Logistics
TNW to help develop Port of Victoria in Texas Read More »
Norfolk Southern Railway
Norfolk Southern posts revenue, income, OR records in Q2 Read More »

July 27

Supplier Spotlight
Rail supplier news from Hatch and Sharp & Fellows (July 27) Read More »
Passenger Rail
New Orleans RTA requires employee vaccinations Read More »
Passenger Rail
WMATA delays Potomac Yard Metrorail Station opening Read More »
Intermodal
Jaxport posts 'strong' cargo volumes through first three quarters of FY21 Read More »
Passenger Rail
TransLink to upgrade SkyTrain bridge Read More »
MOW
PennDOT accepting applications for state rail grants Read More »
Norfolk Southern Railway
NS unveils science-based target to reduce GHG intensity Read More »
Federal Legislation & Regulation
House Transportation Chair DeFazio opposes CN-KCS voting trust plan Read More »

July 26

Supplier Spotlight
Rail supplier news from AITX and Humatics (July 26) Read More »
Passenger Rail
Milwaukee's 'Hop' streetcar returns to regular service Aug. 1 Read More »
Passenger Rail
Sound Transit teams with regional agencies for 'Trees for Rail' Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Report: FTA made progress in providing Hurricane Sandy funds, but transparency issues exist Read More »
Canadian Pacific
CP unveils climate strategy to reduce emissions Read More »
Intermodal
Virginia DRPT approves grant for Norfolk Terminal rail yard project Read More »
People
Metrolink names Kettle CEO Read More »
Shippers
Ag shippers call on STB to adopt competitive rail measures Read More »

July 23

Supplier Spotlight
Rail supplier news from Alstom, Trinity, WAGO and Railinc (July 23) Read More »
Passenger Rail
NCTD advances fencing project along Del Mar bluffs Read More »
Passenger Rail
NJ Transit authorized to secure FY2022 capital funding Read More »
Passenger Rail
BART accelerated work during the pandemic to support rebuilding project Read More »
Federal Legislation & Regulation
Governors call on Congress to pass infrastructure package Read More »
Canadian National Railway - CN
P&H to upgrade grain elevator, other Quill Lake facilities Read More »
Passenger Rail
FAA clears proposed LaGuardia AirTrain project Read More »
Federal Legislation & Regulation
STB asks Class Is to report on intermodal supply chain problems Read More »

July 22

Passenger Rail
Canada to explore southwest Ontario passenger-rail opportunities Read More »
Passenger Rail
OCTA begins Anaheim Canyon Metrolink improvements Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
North American transborder freight by rail rose in May Read More »
Passenger Rail
MTA: Federal funds provide financial stability through first half of 2024 Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
AAR: U.S. weekly rail traffic rose 6.6 percent in Week 28 Read More »
Norfolk Southern Railway
NS adjusts Chicago intermodal site to accommodate record demand Read More »
CSX Transportation
CSX reports growth across all business lines in Q2 Read More »
Union Pacific Railroad
UP produces 'record' quarterly results Read More »

July 21

Supplier Spotlight
Rail supplier news from Dyco Electronics, Alstom and Rolls-Royce Power (July 21) Read More »
Security
STM launches regional security strategy Read More »
Passenger Rail
Keele becomes 53rd accessible TTC subway station Read More »
Safety
Michigan bill would use federal funds for grade crossing repairs Read More »
People
TriMet names Glazier executive director of transportation operations Read More »
Passenger Rail
Amtrak, PA rail authority to partner on Scranton-NYC rail service Read More »
Canadian National Railway - CN
CN posts ‘strong’ results in Q2 Read More »

July 20

Supplier Spotlight
Rail supplier news from Thales, Alstom and HDR (July 20) Read More »
Passenger Rail
Dallas to mark 32 years of streetcar service Read More »
High-Speed Rail
Coalition forms to advocate for federal high-speed rail dollars Read More »
Passenger Rail
Metro-North Railroad to resume ferry service Read More »
Intermodal
LA port extends comment period on revised DEIR for Gateway project Read More »
People
Rising Stars to be honored today in virtual ceremony Read More »
People
OmniTRAX names Ward, Goutcher to SVP roles Read More »
People
Canadian Pacific names Arpin VP, CIO Read More »

July 19

People
APTA honors public transportation organizations, leaders Read More »
Passenger Rail
NJ Transit advances Metropark TOD project Read More »
CSX Transportation
CSX listed as 'best' place to work in IT Read More »
Passenger Rail
Ontario advances plans for Yonge North Subway extension Read More »
Canadian Pacific
CP: Speculation over Lytton fire's cause is 'irresponsible' Read More »
High-Speed Rail
GDOT issues environmental report for Atlanta-Charlotte high-speed rail line Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Buttigieg tours Chicago-area rail yards Read More »

July 16

People
Biden nominates Fauth, Puchala to NMB Read More »
Security
WMATA proposes suspensions for offenders of sex, weapons crimes Read More »
Federal Legislation & Regulation
FTA issues RFIs on CIG program, safety issues Read More »
People
Bhatti appointed CEO of Calgary Green Line LRT Read More »
Short Lines & Regionals
IAIS joins SmartWay partnership on environmental issues Read More »
CSX Transportation
CSX recognized as a 'Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion' Read More »
Passenger Rail
Calgary-Banff passenger-rail project enters development phase Read More »
Kansas City Southern
KCS posts revenue gain, net loss in Q2 Read More »

July 15

Passenger Rail
TransLink to upgrade to Burrard SkyTrain Station Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
PennDOT releases transportation equity report Read More »
Passenger Rail
Metra to close Lake Forest, Villa Park ticket offices Read More »
Passenger Rail
VTA extends suspension of light-rail service after shooting Read More »
Intermodal
CG Railway rail ferry en route to Gulf of Mexico Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
U.S. rail carload volume climbs, intermodal falls in Week 27 Read More »
High-Speed Rail
Texas Central names Renfe early operator of Dallas-Houston bullet train Read More »
Passenger Rail
NEC Commission unveils 15-year plan to upgrade passenger-rail service Read More »

July 14

Supplier Spotlight
Rail supplier news from Greenbrier, ENSCO and Michael Baker (July 14) Read More »
Passenger Rail
LIRR flips WiFi switch in Atlantic Terminal Read More »
Security
FTA offers new transit safety, crime prevention resources Read More »
Passenger Rail
San Francisco MTA completes first phase of L Taraval improvements Read More »
Passenger Rail
California transit group hails budget actions aimed at public transportation Read More »
Passenger Rail
PennDOT solicits bids for Coatesville Train Station project Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Canada provides more funding for trade corridor projects Read More »
Intermodal
SC Ports mark record fiscal year for containers handled Read More »

July 13

Passenger Rail
Trudeau announces federal funding for TransLink project Read More »
Passenger Rail
LA Metro begins work on $900 million airport connector Read More »
Union Pacific Railroad
UP tank cars assist lava fire fight Read More »
Passenger Rail
Sound Transit light-rail projects gain federal funding Read More »
Canadian National Railway - CN
CN donates to Lytton wildfire relief efforts Read More »
Federal Legislation & Regulation
CSX, NS to STB: Dismiss Amtrak's request for interim order Read More »
High-Speed Rail
CHSRA, Palmdale agree to advance rail station planning Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
CREATE partners unveil details of Archer, BRC grade separation Read More »

July 12

Supplier Spotlight
Rail supplier news from EillisDon, Greenbrier and Alstom (July 12) Read More »
Passenger Rail
Tri-Rail reaches 100 million riders Read More »
Passenger Rail
CTA ridership up more than 55 percent in 2021 so far Read More »
People
SEPTA names Deiger assistant GM for human resources Read More »
Intermodal
Port of Montreal advances Contrecoeur expansion Read More »
Federal Legislation & Regulation
STB Chair Oberman 'welcomes' Biden’s executive order Read More »
Federal Legislation & Regulation
Rail industry views vary on executive order's impact Read More »
Federal Legislation & Regulation
Canada's Alghabra orders CN, CP to take fire safety precautions Read More »

July 9

Supplier Spotlight
Rail supplier news from Keolis, Wabtec, Hub and Industrial Networks (July 9) Read More »
MOW
BART turns to goats to help manage vegetation Read More »
Intermodal
PANYNJ reports record rail activity, cargo volume for May Read More »
Passenger Rail
Tshiuetin Rail to receive funding for upcoming projects Read More »
CSX Transportation
CSX reports ESG progress made in 2020 Read More »
Passenger Rail
Trudeau confirms government investments in Calgary Transit rail line Read More »
Amtrak
Amtrak, Class Is make some progress in Gulf Coast talks Read More »

July 8

Passenger Rail
Sound Transit launches Northgate Link website Read More »
Passenger Rail
First NYCT R211 subway cars arrive for testing Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Report: Railroads adapted to volatile pandemic conditions Read More »
Canadian Pacific
CP pledges funds to support wildfire recovery efforts in Lytton Read More »
High-Speed Rail
Brightline West acquires Las Vegas site for high-speed rail station Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
AAR: Q2 freight-rail traffic reflects a recovering economy Read More »
Kansas City Southern
KCS sets stockholder meeting date for CN merger vote Read More »
Amtrak
Amtrak to spend $7B on new Siemens rail cars, locomotives Read More »

July 7

Supplier Spotlight
Rail supplier news from Transdev, Vix Technology and WAGO (July 7) Read More »
Passenger Rail
Caltrain delays station opening Read More »
Security
NYC's 311 system to expand to subway system Read More »
Shippers
CN to serve new P&H grain facility in Saskatchewan Read More »
Federal Legislation & Regulation
Trudeau honors eighth anniversary of Lac-Megantic rail disaster Read More »
Short Lines & Regionals
Watco adds investment partner Read More »
Passenger Rail
Canada to issue RFP for new Toronto-Quebec City rail service Read More »
M&A
CN, KCS make case for 'pro-competitive' combination in latest filing Read More »

July 6

Supplier Spotlight
Rail supplier news from Mullen Group, R.H. Harris and Alstom (July 6) Read More »
People
NTSB Chair Sumwalt retires from government service Read More »
Passenger Rail
VIA Rail to increase corridor service levels Read More »
Federal Legislation & Regulation
FTA: Grants available for transit projects in underserved areas Read More »
Short Lines & Regionals
IAIS marks founder Banner's centennial Read More »
Short Lines & Regionals
Feds to invest $2.2 million to replace Missouri rail infrastructure Read More »
Passenger Rail
Colorado Gov. Polis signs Front Range passenger-rail law Read More »

July 2

Supplier Spotlight
Rail supplier news from Quala, ULTX and Alstom (July 2) Read More »
People
BLET mourns death of Shahraim Allen Read More »
Passenger Rail
BART, Metra reveal more service restoration plans Read More »
Safety
Operation Lifesaver seeks applicants for transit-rail safety grants Read More »
People
NCRR names Dobronski general counsel Read More »
Kansas City Southern
KCS lists 2020 sustainability achievements in new report Read More »
Federal Legislation & Regulation
Rail industry offers mixed reviews of House INVEST bill Read More »
CSX Transportation
CSX files expanded application with STB to acquire Pan Am Railways Read More »

July 1

Intermodal
Long Beach port marks 110 years of service Read More »
Passenger Rail
Sound Transit trains to return to full capacity Read More »
Intermodal
Port NOLA issues RFP for program manager, controls services Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
North American railroads report higher carload, intermodal volumes for Week 25 Read More »
MOW
Minnesota DOT awards $4 million in rail improvement grants Read More »
BNSF Railway
BNSF announces two new 'certified' development sites Read More »
Federal Legislation & Regulation
USDOT to award $905 million in INFRA grants Read More »
CSX Transportation
CSX completes acquisition of Quality Carriers Read More »
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