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Rail Category: Norfolk Southern Railway  -  2011 Article Index

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Rail industry data and trends from Progressive Railroading December 2011 Gas exploration and drilling in the Marcellus Shale means more traffic for Class Is, short lines Rail Outlook 2012: Freight rail PTC: Railroads attempt to get a better handle on positive train control implementation Marcellus Shale gas exploration, ethanol production net new-business growth for Norfolk Southern Railroads aim to replace or revamp aging bridges Preview: RailTrends 2011 - by Tony Hatch Profile: Kansas City Southern's Mike Haverty, Progressive Railroading's Railroad Innovator Award winner With rails, it's all about the secular - by Tony Hatch Class I railroads redouble efforts to recruit former servicemen and women Railroad mechanical department execs sharpen their multi-tasking skills For maintenance-of-way managers, finding ways to boost productivity is key For C&S execs, helming the PTC implementation evolution and hiring accordingly are chief challenges A certain vitality on display, plus a sign of the capex times (Pat Foran, Context, September 2011) Fleet Stats 2011: Freight car, locomotive and passenger rail car data Auto traffic helps keep Class Is on the road to revenue growth Inside the complexities of rail-car fleet renewal — by Toby Kolstad Positive train control: Onboard PTC technology Maintenance of Way: Managing track-time windows Maintenance of way: Special trackwork PTC push, other power needs prod railroads to pursue a range of C&S technology Freight railroads, rail-transit agencies seek ways to make the safety grade at crossings