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The municipality of Amsterdam, the Netherlands, has placed an order with Alstom Transport for 23 trainsets, for a total amount of around €200 million.
On Feb. 22, Steel Dynamics, Inc. (SDI), announced that the company had begun commercial production of Standard Strength rails that meet all current AREMA (American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association) specifications at its Structural & Rail Division in Columbia City, Indiana.
Railcar manufacturer FreightCar America, Inc. reported fourth-quarter 2009 sales of $49.4 million and a net loss of $5.5 million.
North American short line railroads carried some of the strongest traffic levels in months even during storm-tossed February, as cargo loadings were consistent with a spreading recovery in the broader industrial sector.
Freight car manufacturer American Railcar Industries, Inc. (ARI) and US Railcar, LLC (USR) have formed a joint venture to design and build passenger railcars.
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.
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.
Railroad projects in seven states were the top winners Wednesday when the Department of Transportation announced recipients of $1.5 billion in TIGER grants.