Latest Rail Industry News

More News | February 22, 2010

Siemens Mobility is expanding its U.S. manufacturing plant to meet future demand for trains and rail infrastructure technologies required for high-speed rail (HSR) systems.

More News | February 19, 2010

Two major snow storms caused a sharp drop in freight traffic on U.S. railroads during the week ended February 13, the Association of American Railroads (AAR) has reported. For the week ending Feb. 13, 2010, U.S.

More News | February 18, 2010

Railroad projects in seven states were the top winners Wednesday when the Department of Transportation announced recipients of $1.5 billion in TIGER grants.

More News | February 18, 2010

On Feb. 17, CSX Transportation announced that Clark Robertson, a veteran of commercial real estate investment and management, had joined the company as assistant vice president-regional development. Robertson will report to Fredrik Eliasson, vice president-emerging markets.

More News | February 18, 2010

ShipXpress Inc., a provider of rail-related software and service solutions, has announced the appointment of two new members of its sales team. The company on Feb. 16 named John Flournoy and David Kennedy vice presidents of sales and marketing.

More News | February 17, 2010

Rail information services firm RMI on Feb. 17 announced that the South Carolina Public Railways (SCPR) has decided to implement RMI's RailConnect® Transportation Management System (TMS).

More News | February 17, 2010

Railcar manufacturer and car fleet manager Greenbrier said it is processing car hire and repair payments for RailAmerica, the owner of 39 regional and short line railroads.

More News | February 17, 2010

On Feb. 16, Jean-Jacques Ruest, executive vice-president and chief marketing officer of CN, announced the appointment of his marketing team.

The new team is composed of six senior officers:

Featured Stories | February 17, 2010

L. B. Foster Company and Portec Rail Products, Inc., two Pittsburgh-based railroad suppliers, have agreed to merge.