Latest Rail Industry News

More News | December 19, 2018

The Association of American Railroads (AAR) has reported that U.S. rail traffic for the week ending December 15, 2018, totaled 568,941 carloads and intermodal units, a 3.9 percent increase compared to the same week in 2017.

More News | December 19, 2018

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s (MTA) New York City Transit will be rebuilding a portion of the J line in Queens, including all tracks and switches, near the Jamaica Center terminal. The work will take place from December 28, 2018, to January 7, 2019.

More News | December 18, 2018

NJ TRANSIT has announced that it has completed 100 percent of Positive Train Control (PTC) installation required by the Federal Railroad Administration, meeting the government deadline of December 31, 2018.

More News | December 18, 2018

Canadian Pacific (CP) has announced that Board Chairman Andrew F. Reardon will retire as of CP’s 2019 Annual General Meeting on May 7, 2019. CP's Board has selected Isabelle Courville, a current member of the Board, as its next chair.

More News | December 18, 2018

OmniTRAX, Inc. has announced that Georgia-Pacific (GP), a maker of paper and building products, will connect a railway track from GP’s new lumber and wood chips plant in Albany, Ga., to the Georgia & Florida Railway, LL

More News | December 17, 2018

The Chicago Transit Authority Board has approved a $1.2 billion contract to the Walsh-Fluor Design Build Team to engineer, design and build Phase One of the Red and Purple Modernization (

More News | December 17, 2018

BOMBARDIER FLEXITY tram for Karlsruhe, Germany. Photo: courtesy of Bombardier.

More News | December 17, 2018

Trinity Industries, Inc. has announced that Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer James E. Perry will leave the company to pursue other interests.

More News | December 14, 2018

Norfolk Southern Corporation (NS) has named Jason A. Zampi vice president and controller, effective December 16, 2018. He will be headquartered in Norfolk and will report to Executive Vice President and CFO Cynthia C. Earhart.

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