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RAIL EMPLOYMENT



Rail News: Rail Industry Trends September 2007

Sustainable U.S. rail system in jeopardy if 'rail competition' bills cap freight rates, consultant says Tie production way up, purchases way down in August, RTA says McGuckin, Sandrin become NMB's newest mediators U.S. Class I workforce expanded slightly in August APTA study: Public transportation use substantially reduces greenhouse gases Caltrain to open $140 million equipment maintenance facility National Steel Car to break ground for Alabama freight-car plant Rail competition act co-sponsor joins lobbying effort to enact bill at House committee hearing Rail industry execs to address RailTrends conference in New York City next week BNSF boosts PRB coal train loadings in September's first half FRA: U.S. railroads report fewer train accidents, grade crossing collisions in 2007's first half Washington state DOT seeks applicants for interest-free loans to help fund freight-rail projects KCS, TMM settle last dispute tied to TFM acquisition agreement FRA provides nine rail infrastructure/research grants totaling more than $8 million Italian firm acquires ImageMap Bombardier to supply 60 TRAXX freight locomotives to Europe's Angel Trains Transbay Joint Powers Authority selects architect for new transit center Bombardier/Siemens land $557 million order for 64 EMUs from Netherlands Railways Senate Judiciary Committee passes rail 'antitrust enforcement' bill CN to net $350 million in Montreal station sale/leaseback deal Harsco Track Technologies lands grinder orders in Japan, Singapore U.S. railroads need to invest $135 billion over next 30 years to address capacity constraints, AAR study shows Amtrak, Michigan short line agreement addresses passenger-rail line concerns Report confirms public transportation's 'stand out' role as traffic-congestion reliever/energy saver, APTA says ENSCO lands two rail-inspection services contracts Quantum Engineering receives 'Business Excellence' award for manufacturing Federal mediator to help Canadian grain shippers, CN settle rail-car booking dispute Long Island Rail Road awards design contract for Ronkonkoma Station parking lot Indian container train operator obtains GE financing to acquire rail cars U.S. Class Is turned fuel cost recovery fees into 'profit centers,' rail shipper organizations claim << Previous Next >>
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