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Rail News: September 2001

September 28

Rail Industry Trends
BLE installs new international president at Miami convention Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Last piece of spin-off puzzle in place for CP Read More »
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Passenger Rail
Sound Transit board confirms initial Central Link construction Read More »
Passenger Rail
NJ Transit taps MSU campus for new Boonton Line station Read More »

September 26

Rail Industry Trends
Terrorism aftermath places congressional cloud over railroad-related bills Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
BMWE, IBB members vote down merger proposal Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Tragedy prompts ITI to postpone October summit of three NAFTA nations' transportation leaders Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Two short lines tap Nordling as planning head Read More »
Passenger Rail
Metro-North awards maintenance facility construction contract Read More »
Passenger Rail
NJ Transit orders locomotives from Alstom Read More »
Passenger Rail
Virgin Trains beefs up IT infrastructure Read More »

September 25

Rail Industry Trends
UP, NS plan to be in the black with Blue Streak Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
NS, CPR continue recent Class I collaboration trend Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
BLE, UTU: Return of the Hatfields and McCoys? Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
CN's guaranteed empty-car program to encompass the Class I's fleet by mid-fall Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Third time may be the charm for BNSF, CSXI Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
NS names Bulkmatic bulk-transfer facility operator for the 14th time Read More »

September 24

Passenger Rail
WMATA offers passengers safety advice Read More »
Passenger Rail
WMATA adds car-sharing to transportation offerings Read More »
Passenger Rail
Bombardier lands UK EMU deal Read More »

September 21

Passenger Rail
Smile! You're on WMATA-cam Read More »
Passenger Rail
CTA lands legal eagles Read More »

September 20

Rail Industry Trends
NS can close Hollidaysburg car shop Oct. 1 but must enhance employee protections, STB says Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Rail-car conversions to boost WC's carrying capacity, reliability Read More »
Passenger Rail
Defense Department requests WMATA run trains earlier Read More »
Passenger Rail
BART board ratifies union agreement Read More »

September 19

Rail Industry Trends
Terrorism fallout compels ASLRRA to cancel annual meeting Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
FECR starts up faster service for Tropicana juice trains Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
WSOR targets fuel savings by purchasing enhanced diesel Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
BNSF now a quadruple American Honda award winner Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
WSOR targets fuel savings by purchasing enhanced diesel Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
WSOR targets fuel savings by purchasing enhanced diesel Read More »
Passenger Rail
Bombardier opens maintenance facility in England Read More »
Passenger Rail
NJ Transit opts for electronic employment application processing Read More »

September 18

Rail Industry Trends
RailAmerica short line starts coast-to-coast fruit service, donates disaster-relief shipment for New York Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
UP launches Web tool aimed at attracting recovered paper shippers Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
U.S. district judge grants three BLE members preliminary injunction Read More »
Passenger Rail
Sound Transit recognizes service anniversaries Read More »

September 17

Rail Industry Trends
Freight railroads performed well under terrorism's pressure, STB's Morgan says Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
BMWE, IBB delay merger ballot deadline due to tragedy Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
AAR's 2000 Class I analysis now available Read More »
Passenger Rail
Passenger rail systems offer New York, Washington support, aid Read More »
Passenger Rail
Caltrain plans meetings for fare collection procedure changes Read More »
Passenger Rail
Alaska Railroad unveils commuter rail study Read More »
Passenger Rail
Nestor Traffic Systems merges back into parent company Read More »

September 14

Rail Industry Trends
STB finds UP's WPL rate unreasonable, orders railroad to pare down price Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Union coalition temporarily suspends retirement bill lobbying Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
TIP expands trailer fleet, Canadian network Read More »
Passenger Rail
Amtrak expands services to aid New Yorkers, stranded passengers throughout the country Read More »
Passenger Rail
Passenger rail organizations cancel, postpone meetings Read More »
Passenger Rail
CTA begins Douglas Branch reconstruction Read More »
Passenger Rail
Taiwan Railway contracts Bombardier for train protection systems Read More »

September 13

Rail Industry Trends
BNSF, UTU unite to better avert workplace injuries Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
BLE, UTU extend merger vote deadline due to tragedy's effects Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
NS offers free rail service to aid New York recovery Read More »

September 12

Rail Industry Trends
NS, CSXT resume service in most terrorist-affected areas Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
UTU agrees to first contract with New Brunswick short line Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
BLE members file second suit against UTU merger Read More »
Passenger Rail
Amtrak, Budgethotels finalize info board agreement Read More »
Passenger Rail
Transit responds to tragedy Read More »
Passenger Rail
SacRT receives $34 million for light rail extension Read More »

September 11

Rail Industry Trends
Washington lumber mill might be carload buzz saw for PS&P Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
More than 200 small roads receive "Jake" safety awards Read More »
Passenger Rail
MBTA taps Siemens for heavy-rail cars Read More »
Passenger Rail
WMATA lays plans for additional parking structure Read More »
Passenger Rail
Metra inks deal for event recorder systems Read More »

September 10

Rail Industry Trends
Executive shuffle begets organizational shift, ASLRRA says Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
GPS might be vulnerable to disruptions, USDOT says Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
A&M lands division head to assess real-estate opportunities Read More »
Passenger Rail
East Coast agencies plan Try Transit Week activities Read More »
Passenger Rail
Bombardier nets multi-million transport contracts Read More »
Passenger Rail
Tri-Met celebrates Airport MAX opening Read More »
Passenger Rail
MARTA to premiere next-generation advertising Read More »

September 7

Rail Industry Trends
East's coal shortage means more long hauls — and revenue — for NS Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
U.S. court dismisses BLE-UTU merger suit Read More »
Canadian National Railway - CN
STB anoints CN/WC merger Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
August freight traffic continues railroads' year-long dreary refrain Read More »
Passenger Rail
Muddy mess aside, DART construction on schedule Read More »
Passenger Rail
Sound Transit names chief administrative officer Read More »
Passenger Rail
CTA hits ground running in September Read More »

September 6

Rail Industry Trends
Weak economy doesn't modify second-quarter intermodal moves, IANA says Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Fuel additive helps TRRA cultivate cleaner air from locomotives Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
CTA wants Canadian transport minister to answer rail subsidy questions Read More »

September 5

Rail Industry Trends
Revamped facility bolsters P&C Dock's Western coal-handling business Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Doughnut retailer builds distribution center on Illinois short line's doorstep Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Some BLE members oppose UTU merger Read More »
Passenger Rail
California seeks transportation plan Read More »
Passenger Rail
GO Transit mixes, matches schedules, consists to meet demand Read More »
Passenger Rail
Kowloon Canton inks signaling system deal with ALSTOM Read More »

September 4

Rail Industry Trends
BRS closes pact to purchase majority ownership in Estonian national railway Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Texas DOT contracts consultant for I-10 freight-corridor study Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Australian governments couple National Rail, FreightCorp as combined bid Read More »
Passenger Rail
BART, two unions reach tentative contract agreement Read More »
Passenger Rail
Houston Metro to begin track installation near medical center Read More »
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