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Rail Category: Rail Industry Trends  -  2015 Article Index

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RailTrends 2015 recap by Tony Hatch Outlook 2016: Rail-car forecast by Richard Kloster Contracting outlook: RailWorks, R. J. Corman and Savage officials talk 2016 and beyond Outlook 2016: Steady growth ahead for railroad contractors, NRC's Baker says Outlook 2016: Transit-rail officials discuss the issues they'll face in the year ahead Outlook 2016: Class I railroad CEOs anticipate opportunities, challenges From the editor: Railway Interchange 2015 recap RailTrends 2015 preview — by Tony Hatch From the editor: C-suite succession updates at CSX, NS Class I railroads continue push to recruit military veterans How are Class I railroads faring when it comes to recruiting information technology talent? For railroads, a new capex norm — by Tony Hatch Short Line Safety Institute to spread the safety culture gospel among small railroads Domestic intermodal volumes should begin to pick up soon, Class I railroads say From the editor: An eclectic lineup at RailTrends 2015 When streetcar systems serve as transit-oriented development tools Lower coal demand cut Class I railroad profits in second quarter CSX: A railroad in pursuit of optimum performance Women on the line: Railroads still lag when it comes to hiring women, but Class Is aim to pick up the pace Rail car and locomotive statistics: Fleet Stats 2015 Why young professionals plan to keep working on the railroad Railroads heed customer calls for mobile app technology Crude by rail: Federal rule fallout UW-Madison researchers hope frac-sand impact study will help railroads improve ballast maintenance How transit agencies are trying to attract millennial riders Rail-focused education programs for engineers aim to close the industry's talent gap Railroads tweak critical-incident stress plans to meet new FRA rules Grupo Mexico rail unit IPO would net $1.2 billion, Ferromex officials say Operation Lifesaver continues to spread the rail-safety word Secure Rail conference: A recap From the Editor: Class I succession plans unfolding in succession Transit agencies plan their moves as Congress dances around funding questions Class I railroads in context: They're trending in the right direction CSX launches industrial development website Rail regulation, PTC, surface transportation reauthorization top rail industry's 2015 legislative agenda Next steps and transitions Rail finance and leasing: The key issues in 2015 How to win the war for talent (guest comment) With rail security planning, information sharing is key Tank-car retrofits to drive freight-car repair activity in 2015 Progressive Railroading's top 10 most-read articles of 2014 Denver RTD makes the case for a public-private funding approach National Railroad Museum plots major capital campaign