Latest Rail Industry News
Reading & Northern Railroad (R&N) has announced that records were broken for revenues, freight carload traffic and excursion passengers in 2018. The railroad posted double digit growth in freight and passenger revenue for the year.
Jeffrey Parker, Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority's (MARTA) general manager and CEO, has added three members to his C-suite leadership roster: Frank Rucker, chief of capital programs, expansion and innovation; Luz Borrero, chief administr
Kansas City’s KC Streetcar has reported 2,114,886 rides for the year 2018 compared to 2,060,327 rides for 2017. The streetcar also logged seven straight months of year-over-year monthly growth in 2018. The KC Streetcar has had more than 5.5 million rides since opening day in May 2016.
The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) has received approval from the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) for the authority’s alternative schedule and sequence for implementation of its Positive Train Control (PTC) Program.
The Board of Directors of NJ TRANSIT has approved Raymond P. Kenny's appointment as senior vice president and general manager of rail operations, effective immediately.
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) has reported that total U.S. rail traffic for December 2018 was 2,118,094 carloads and intermodal units, up 4 percent or 81,254 carloads and intermodal units compared with December 2017.
Phillip Eng, president of the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR), announced that the replacement of the Port Washington electrical substation has been completed on time and on budget. The new $26.2 million substation replaces a more than 30 year old brick-and-mortar substation.
Tealinc, Ltd. has promoted Kristen Kempson to manager value creation-sales and marketing. She will be based in the company’s Chicago office.