Latest Rail Industry News
Norfolk Southern Corporation (NS) has announced plans to relocate its headquarters to Atlanta. The company has already commenced with the move and will continue over the next several years as the new headquarters is constructed.
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) has reported that U.S. rail traffic for the week ending December 8, 2018, totaled 570,225 carloads and intermodal units, a 3.1 percent increase compared to the same week in 2017.
Alstom, in consortium with Bombardier Transportation, will supply 13 additional 5th generation Doppeltriebwagen (DT5) metros to Hamburger Hochbahn AG.
VIA Rail Canada has awarded a $989 million contract to Siemens Canada for 32 new trainsets that will replace the agency's fleet operating in the Quebec City-Windsor Corridor. Delivery of the new cars will begin in 2022.
Members of the southeastern Pennsylvania Congressional Delegation have announced that the U.S.
Sound Transit has appointed Ron Lewis executive director of design, engineering and construction management (DECM). In his new role, Lewis, the agency’s current interim executive director, will report to Kimberly Farley, deputy chief executive officer.
Massachusetts Transportation Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack has announced that Steve Poftak, the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority's (MBTA) Fiscal and Management Control Board vice chair, has been appointed MBTA general manager.