Latest Rail Industry News

More News | January 16, 2020

Reading & Northern Railroad (R&N) received two diesel-electric engines that were recently purchased from Norfolk Southern Railroad (NS). The diesels, numbered 270 and 275, will be used by R&N for passenger excursions.

More News | January 15, 2020

OmniTRAX has promoted Sergio Sabatini to president and Gord Anutooshkin to chief operating officer, effective immediately. Sabatini will report to OmniTRAX CEO Kevin Shuba, and Anutooshkin will report to Sabatini. 

More News | January 15, 2020

The Association of American Railroads (AAR) has reported that U.S. rail traffic for the week ending January 11, 2020, totaled 501,624 carloads and intermodal units, a 9.6 percent decrease compared to 2019.

More News | January 15, 2020

Trinity Industries, Inc. has appointed E. Jean Savage chief executive officer and president, effective February 17, 2020. Savage, who has served as a member of Trinity’s Board of Directors since 2018, will remain a member of the Board.

More News | January 14, 2020

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has awarded a $245.8 million contract to L.K.

More News | January 13, 2020

NJ TRANSIT will replace its older light rail Tier I diesel engines on the River LINE with more than 20 Tier IV diesel engines from Cummins. The existing Tier I engines have reached the end of their useful life, with maintenance cost and time in the shop continuing to increase. 

More News | January 13, 2020

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LA Metro) has qualified five teams to submit a Predevelopment Agreement (PDA) proposal to assist with project planning and design of the 

More News | January 10, 2020

OmniTRAX has appointed Rob Russell senior vice president marketing and commercial strategy, reporting to Chief Strategy Officer Pierre-Luc Mathieu.