Thursday, May 19, 2011

Wabtec Signs Contract to Provide Braking Equipment for NJ Transit Commuter ...PR Newswire (press release)WILMERDING, Pa., May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB) has signed a contract to provide braking equipment to Bombardier Transportation Canada, Inc., which is building 100 new commuter rail cars for New Jersey Transit. ...

CSX investing $160 million to improve freight flowRichmond Times DispatchDouble-stacked trains, which carry two containers per car, can deliver more freight with fewer trains, dramatically increasing efficiency while reducing rail line and highway congestion, CSX said. To carry double-stacked containers, trains need 21 feet ...

CSX pledges $160m more to expand Virginia Ave. tunnelWashington ExaminerA century-old train tunnel in the District will be upgraded, after railroad company CSX pledged $160 million on Wednesday to help ease a major bottleneck that currently limits cargo passing through the Washington region. ...

Genesee & Wyoming Wins Railroad Industry's Top Safety ...4-traders (press release)For 2010, 53 of 62 GWI railroads worldwide achieved zero reportable injuries, and GWI's combined injury-frequency rate was 0.5 per 200000 employee hours, compared with a short line railroad peer-group average of 3.9 per 200000 employee hours. ...

Pacific Harbor Line Earns Harriman Safety AwardPR Newswire (press release)To earn the award, PHL achieved a continuous gain in employee safety from 2008 through 2010 and showed the greatest improvement in the last two years among regional and short-line railroads working between 250000 and four million man-hours annually. ...

Overall Outlook for Short Line Railroads REPORT: What's Ahead for Railroads in California? Short Line Railroad Perspective. Barbara N. O'Neill ... Now three Short Line Railroads – Utah Southern Railroad, ...

Toyota Recognizes BNSF with Logistics President's Award Business ...BNSF received two significant logistics service awards for performance in 2010 at the annual Toyota Logistics Partners meeting.

Ma & Pa Railroad subject of display at Old Line MuseumExplore Baltimore CountyBy Pat van den Beemt Railroad buffs will want to make tracks to the Old Line Museum in Delta, Pa., on Sundays in June when the museum highlights the Maryland & Pennsylvania Railroad. The line, known as the Ma & Pa, formed in 1901 and ran a 77-mile ...

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