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Rail News: September 2003

September 30

Rail Industry Trends
Appellate court denies BNSF's attempt to halt workers' class action Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
E-business: CSXT rolls out online tool providing local carload schedules Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Tranz Rail names Fouhy new acting CFO Read More »
Mechanical
CSXI to slash October fuel surcharge 0.7 percent Read More »

September 29

Intermodal
Congress, freight-transportation industry need to address capacity constraints, ITI's Finkbiner says Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Senate approves TEA-21 extension Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
KCS to speed up trains through Louisiana town Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Amtrak's Illinois services record August, year-to-date ridership increases Read More »
Safety
USDOT provides grants to speed regional responses to haz-mat incidents Read More »
Passenger Rail
NJ Transit begins testing light-rail extension Read More »
Supplier Spotlight
Trinity Industries boosts borrowing power Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Transport Canada to fund Quebec North Shore passenger-line safety improvements Read More »

September 26

Rail Industry Trends
NS offers voluntary 'separation' program to non-union employees Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Short-term TEA-21 extension approved Read More »
M&A
Mexican Competition Commission extends authorization of KCS' TFM purchase-deal with TMM Read More »
Passenger Rail
BART to implement regional smart-card program Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
BNSF employees honored for moving Army equipment during Iraqi conflict Read More »
People
LIRR names longtime employee Dermody president Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
TTCI sets March dates for annual research review Read More »
MOW
PlasTie begins producing plastic-coated wood ties Read More »

September 25

Rail Industry Trends
BNSF attracts industrial development Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
AAR committee sets event-reporting compliance schedule Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
BNSF grants UP trackage rights on three lines Read More »
People
Johnstown America promotes three engineers Read More »

September 24

M&A
KCS' board blesses legal action to enforce TFM deal with TMM Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
DART approves FY04 budget, implements service changes Read More »
M&A
British Columbia receives three BC Rail bids Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
MBTA completes seven-year Aquarium Station renovation Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
UP a top employer of working mothers, magazine says Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
League of Railway Industry Women honors two members Read More »
M&A
Study: Washington state better off by buying Watco short line Read More »

September 23

Rail Industry Trends
RSI convention: Expect more supplier consolidation, BNSF's Rose says Read More »
Intermodal
CSXI adds direct lanes between Cincinnati, two Florida cities Read More »
Labor
BMWE to poll members on proposed Teamsters merger Read More »
M&A
Graham-White obtains Amsted's air-brake division Read More »
People
Robins to head Rutgers' renamed transportation center Read More »

September 22

Rail Industry Trends
International Rail Planning Conference: Economies would reap benefits of worldwide shift to scheduled rail operations, CPR says Read More »
Passenger Rail
Caltrain restructures fares, launches new proof-of-payment system Read More »
Financials
Florida East Coast Industries reclassifies common-stock shares Read More »
Supplier Spotlight
Bombardier obtains contract from Montreal railway Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Swedish National Rail Administration to accept bids for Citytunnel project Read More »
People
Sales team changes at steel-tie producer Narstco Read More »

September 19

Rail Industry Trends
New rail business on tap: Bottle manufacturer selects site on OmniTRAX Colorado line Read More »
Passenger Rail
Transit agencies clean up after Hurricane Isabel Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Raritan affiliate inks long-term switching pact to facilitate transload development Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
California to reduce Capitol Corridor transit times Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Atlanta to be designated 'Freight Rail Smart Zone' Read More »
Supplier Spotlight
Bombardier obtains car orders from Brussels transport authority Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Canadian research center opens international HQ for vehicle-track systems group Read More »

September 18

Rail Industry Trends
Eastern railroads, USDOT get ready for Hurricane Isabel's wrath Read More »
Passenger Rail
Transit agencies prepare for Hurricane Isabel Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
UP to add trains, raise speed on revamped Illinois line Read More »
C&S
Crossing safety: KCS targets relocations and closings, provides police officer training Read More »
Short Lines & Regionals
Alaska Railroad obtains contract to move South Korea-bound coal Read More »
Short Lines & Regionals
Louisville & Indiana to serve new steel customers Read More »

September 17

People
BNSF shuffles part of operations management deck Read More »
Labor
LA MTA, UTU extend current contract to avert strike Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
BMWE to stage one-day protest to support Amtrak Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
In memoriam: Former BLE General Chairman McDaniel Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Sacramento Regional Transit begins light-rail extension Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
White paper: Three shipper organizations share container-security ideas Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Tri-County Metropolitan District of Oregon to open extension ahead of schedule Read More »
M&A
Hansen Inc. adds ASF-Keystone's friction draft gears to subsidiary's product line Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Sound Transit completes intermodal station Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
ASME, IEEE seek technical paper/presenters for 2004 joint rail conference Read More »

September 16

Labor
U.S. attorney accuses four current, former UTU officers of racketeering, bribery, mail and wire fraud Read More »
Labor
BRS members ratify agreements with Class Is, Ohio regional Read More »
Logistics
BNSF Logistics purchases freight forwarder M.R.S. Read More »
Intermodal
Pacer places cartage operation under Pacer Stacktrain umbrella Read More »
People
Cattron-Theimeg appoints Franc to head railroad sales Read More »

September 15

Labor
BMWE to poll members on potential Teamsters merger Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
California transit agencies obtain USDOT grants Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Railroads doled out slightly fewer damage/loss payments in 2002, AAR says Read More »
Passenger Rail
Port Authority to invest in rail cars, signal system, facility repairs Read More »
M&A
R.J. Corman to acquire CSXT's 'Old Road' Kentucky line Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority relocates bus terminal to improve rail access Read More »
M&A
British Columbia to review BC Rail take-over proposals 'behind closed doors,' labor federation says Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
President Bush nominates three to Amtrak board Read More »
Intermodal
Schneider National appoints two VPs to help spur western intermodal business Read More »

September 12

People
CSXT's Crown retires; Ward assumes top operating officer duties Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Sacramento Regional Transit's light-rail extension almost ready for revenue service Read More »
Mechanical
CANAC, RailPower team up to market hybrid switcher featuring remote controls Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
NJ Transit approves funding for additional parking Read More »
Intermodal
CSXI, UP add Laredo to intermodal program's location line-up Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Sound Transit's Tacoma Link light-rail line exceeds ridership projections Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Alameda Corridor authority to consider lending a hand to other regional transportation projects Read More »
Supplier Spotlight
Long Island Rail road awards signal-system contract Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
NIT League names former fill-in president Gatti EVP Read More »

September 11

Safety
Summer safety campaign helps BNSF reduce year-over-year injuries Read More »
Mechanical
Senators ask FRA to audit locomotive remote-control safety, UTU says Read More »
MOW
CSXT to transform Atlanta business park into key southeastern rail center Read More »
Intermodal
CN celebrates opening of larger Winnipeg intermodal terminal Read More »
Mechanical
KCS relocates power planners to Louisiana locomotive shop Read More »

September 10

Rail Industry Trends
Clear and present danger: Terrorism threat to rail corridors 'is real,' report says Read More »
Passenger Rail
Northstar Corridor coalition launches petition campaign Read More »
M&A
North Vancouver officials to provincial magistrate: 'Stop sale of BC Rail' Read More »
People
LA MTA names Thorpe project manager Read More »
MOW
TTCI to test slab track for freight-, high-speed rail compliance Read More »
Labor
Massachusetts Bay Commuter Railroad employees ratify contract Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
National Mediation Board appoints Dowling associate general counsel Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Survey: Americans' commuting times hold steady Read More »
People
Schook to head RailComm's sales, marketing Read More »

September 9

Rail Industry Trends
BNSF to generate business from proliferation of wind power Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Tranz Rail's board backs Toll Group's latest takeover bid Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Indiana Rail Road creates scheduled service to retain large customer Read More »
Intermodal
3PL expands U.S.-to-Mexico intermodal-service coverage Read More »

September 8

Rail Industry Trends
Senate subcommittee schedules hearing for S. 919 'rail-competition' bill Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
House, Senate committees consider FY 2004 transportation funding Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
BNSF's prevention programs help control freight-damage claims Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
NJ Transit opens transfer station for weekend service Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
CPR to advertise Vancouver line's availability under federal abandonment procedures Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Amtrak to upgrade online booking system Read More »
Mechanical
Rail-car outlook: Rising demand will continue to constrain production capacity, EPA says Read More »

September 5

Rail Industry Trends
AAR August traffic tally: U.S. roads continue to ride 'carloads down/intermodal units up' roller coaster Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Senate committee approves $1.35 billion in FY2004 for Amtrak Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
CN to raise some rates next month Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Progress report shows transit systems in need of investment Read More »
Short Lines & Regionals
Florida East Coast boots up new Web site Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
Sound Transit to receive federal Central Link funds Read More »
Mechanical
Test data prompts RailPower to tweak its hybrid switchers Read More »
Mechanical
Johnstown America obtains coal-car order from Georgia power supplier Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
FRA grants $5.2 million to 10 states for crossing improvements along high-speed rail corridors Read More »

September 4

M&A
KCS' lawsuit 'is without merit,' TMM says Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
APTA nominates Greater Cleveland RTA president as chairman Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
BNSF receives American Honda's service award for sixth-straight year Read More »
People
NS Police special agent joins FBI's terrorism task force Read More »
People
NIT League appoints Ulm treasurer until November elections Read More »

September 3

M&A
KCS seeks Delaware court injunction to 'preserve positions' during dispute-resolution negotiations with TMM Read More »
BNSF Railway
BNSF installs electronic monitoring system to gauge fuel usage, expenses Read More »
M&A
STB: Wheeling & Lake Erie's line acquisition won't affect employees Read More »
Intermodal
Pacer adds northeastern stops to Midwest-to-Mexico intermodal service Read More »
Mechanical
Wabtec Global Services markets wireless car-repair billing system Read More »

September 2

M&A
KCS to 'assert legal rights' to enforce TMM agreements Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
LA MTA approves six-year plan Read More »
Financials
Tranz Rail improves financial health during latest fiscal year, quarter Read More »
Rail Industry Trends
New Texas law enables DART to issue fare-evasion citations Read More »
MOW
North American Technologies obtains second Texas plant to produce TieTek ties Read More »
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