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Rail News: September 2002

September 30

Rail Industry Trends
BNSF forum eyes employees input in fostering diversity Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Ferromex installs software to speed computerized responses to customers Read More »
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CIT Rail Resources ramps up lease fleet Read More »

September 27

Rail Industry Trends
Intermodal: U.S. roads continue to pump up the volume Read More »
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BNSF taps Pace to set medical/health program's stride Read More »
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STB plans to close door in January on DM&E's merger with former I&M Rail Link Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
RailAmerica's Ferronor lands long-term natural gas contract Read More »
Passenger Rail
WMATA debuts new CAF cars on Orange Line Read More »
Passenger Rail
San Diego transit authorities sign on for Cubic's smart cards Read More »
Passenger Rail
Sound Transit simulates hostage situation on commuter train Read More »

September 26

Rail Industry Trends
Freight Australia tallies two long-term, revenue-generating contracts Read More »
Kansas City Southern
KCS forms committee to nominate board members; braces for lower-than-expected quarterly earnings Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
North Carolina Railroad ready to replace outdated bridge Read More »
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FRA officially awards RRIF loan to Oregon short line Read More »
Passenger Rail
Herzog, Stagecoach partner to create TransitAmerica Read More »

September 25

BNSF Railway
BNSF taps Fox to head engineering; Campbell to succeed Fox Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
ASLRRA appoints two associate board members Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
West Virginia short line plans to purchase CSXT's track Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
'Slab track' would withstand buckling, cement trade group says Read More »
Passenger Rail
Optimism builds as building falls for Seattle's Central Link light rail Read More »
Passenger Rail
WMATA awards $92 million Largo extension contract Read More »
Passenger Rail
DART appoints VP of procurement Read More »

September 24

Rail Industry Trends
Railroads, supplier, environmental agencies team up to curb locomotive emissions, fuel consumption Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Supply industry consolidation prompts RSA, RPI to propose merger Read More »
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Global Railway back in acquisition mode Read More »
Passenger Rail
Bombardier obtains recent order trifecta Read More »

September 23

Rail Industry Trends
BLE to represent Indiana short line's workers Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
ECOTRANS' APUs to be installed on new GE locomotives Read More »
Passenger Rail
Metra plans to redeploy a few engineers Read More »
Passenger Rail
BART completes car-renovation program, continues system-wide work Read More »

September 20

Rail Industry Trends
UP closes door on Utah Transit deal Read More »
Canadian Pacific
CPR-MEX service paying dividends for Maine-to-Mexico City paper move Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
CSXT tries to sweeten bulk food moves through mail marketing Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
AAR approves ASF-Keystone's new draft gears Read More »
Amtrak
Amtrak's Gunn presents board budget proposal Read More »
Passenger Rail
NJ Transit plans to make a clean sweep of its system - literally Read More »

September 19

Rail Industry Trends
Study: Intermodal might be U.S. roads' top revenue producer by 2004 Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Four down, one to go: Private fleet owners'car-charge disputes against BNSF, UP slowly being settled, STB says Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Swiss railway orders freight locomotives from Bombardier Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Suppliers plan soon to market more secure container seal Read More »

September 18

Rail Industry Trends
Customer advisory board fosters valuable feedback, BNSF says Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
New Florida short line seeks STB blessing to operate Apalachicola Northern Railroad's line Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
RAILINC rolls out financial-management software designed for small roads Read More »
Passenger Rail
DART to eliminate jobs, consider fare hike as part of 2003 budget Read More »
Passenger Rail
Secaucus Transfer to be opened in phases starting next year Read More »

September 17

Rail Industry Trends
Genesee & Wyoming to list shares on New York Stock Exchange; obtain STB approval to acquire Utah Railroad Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Alaska Railroad closer to realigning Anchorage-to-Wasilla track Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
BTS site aims to assist transportation researchers, analysts Read More »
Passenger Rail
Amtrak records trio of high-ranking departures Read More »

September 16

Rail Industry Trends
BNSF partners with Schneider National to promote crossing safety Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Guatemalan railway director Andrade dies in plane crash Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
North Dakota short line takes over South Dakota-crossing track Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Canadian shippers coalition seeks clarity in CTA's rail-competition policy Read More »
Passenger Rail
CTA awards construction, IT contracts Read More »
Passenger Rail
Survey says: Minnesotans favor commuter-rail project Read More »

September 13

Rail Industry Trends
North American rail-car market still closer to famine than feast, ARCI says Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Perishables bear fruit for CSXT's growing Express Lane business Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Canadian small-road association welcomes anonymous members Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Johnstown America delivers aggregate cars to Texas-based TXI Read More »
Passenger Rail
Siemens, Bombardier share Vienna metro train order Read More »
Passenger Rail
CTA purchases more composite plastic ties Read More »

September 12

Rail Industry Trends
BTS' latest U.S. rail stats show promise Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
FRA warns Class Is about intimidating injured workers, UTU says Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
More truck-driver hours means less freight on Canadian rails, RAC says Read More »
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New York Regional Rail fortifies steel business, shores up income Read More »

September 11

Rail Industry Trends
CTA rejects Ferroequus Railway's running-rights application Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
External fund managers to oversee portion of CPR's pension fund Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Timken expands reconditioning services to rail axles, bearing boxes Read More »
Passenger Rail
U.S. House passes transit flexibility act Read More »
Passenger Rail
Caterpillar subsidiary to supply engines for Swiss railway's locomotives Read More »
Passenger Rail
Southern California transportation heads present Mineta their TEA-3 wish lists Read More »

September 10

Rail Industry Trends
Watco Cos. stresses safety to supervisors, workers Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
BMWE, IBB online postings promote proposed merger's benefits Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Oregon short line receives RRIF check from FRA Read More »

September 9

Rail Industry Trends
Brazilian mining firm employs real-time rail-management system Read More »
BNSF Railway
BNSF ramps up new Chicago-area automotive facility Read More »
BNSF Railway
BNSF's guaranteed intermodal service grows to 18 lanes Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
BLE proposes fatigue-management plan at Washington meeting Read More »
Passenger Rail
Sound Transit, contractors' association sign partnering agreement Read More »
Passenger Rail
WMATA to power up Branch Avenue Rail Yard Read More »

September 6

Rail Industry Trends
Step aside Oakland A's: U.S. roads keep alive months-long traffic winning streak Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
De-regulation, not 'regulated poaching,' key to CN's competitive success, Tellier says Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
NS produces video to inform employees, extract ideas Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
STB allows St. Lawrence & Atlantic to continue leasing New Hampshire lines Read More »
Passenger Rail
Who says you can't fight City Hall? Read More »
Passenger Rail
Railtrack orders $25 million in equipment from Harsco Track Technologies Read More »

September 5

Rail Industry Trends
CN, CSX issue investor caveats on yearly, quarterly earnings Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
NS forms diversity council to foster fair corporate climate Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Cameras could lessen KCS' crossing litigation; more fluid terminals ramp up railroad's service Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Intermodal terminals open in Montreal, Los Angeles Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
KCS taps Poulsen for top engineering post Read More »
Passenger Rail
NTSB: Two similar 2001 CTA collisions result of operator error Read More »
Passenger Rail
WMATA AGM receives international honor Read More »

September 4

Rail Industry Trends
BNSF leases track to Texas short line to foster feeder traffic Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
UTU yardmasters ratify CSXT contract Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
The envelope please: BNSF, RailAmerica earn service honors Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
STB to streamline shippers' large-road rate challenges Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
STB approves Alamo North's quarry-serving rail line Read More »

September 3

Rail Industry Trends
CPR's customs designation to clear railway from Canada-U.S. border congestion Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
CSXT to grant Michigan short line access to Saginaw track Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Canadian regional railway association joins advisory council Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Delaware & Hudson, UTU reach tentative yardmaster contract Read More »
Passenger Rail
Vancouver SkyTrain opens Millennium Line Read More »
Passenger Rail
Metro-North awards Bombardier $322 million EMU contract Read More »
Passenger Rail
ALSTOM joint venture lands $189 million Channel Tunnel contract Read More »
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