Latest Rail Industry News

More News | February 11, 2009

Watco Companies, Inc. changed the name of their transload and intermodal business segment from Reload, Inc. to Watco Transload & Intermodal Services (T&I).

Featured Stories | February 11, 2009

CN (NYSE: CNI) and Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) have unveiled plans to create a "MidAmerica Corridor,"

More News | February 06, 2009

WiFi Rail Inc. and the San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART) have reached a 20-year deal to provide high speed mobile Wi-Fi access throughout the BART

More News | February 03, 2009

James E. Fisk, a railroad industry veteran of more than three decades, has been hired as vice president and chief mechanical officer at Kansas City Southern.

More News | February 03, 2009

Effective Feb. 1, Michael J. Wheeler took over as vice president of transportation for Norfolk Southern Corp. Based in Norfolk, Va., Wheeler reports to Executive Vice President Operations, Mark D. Manion.

Featured Stories | February 02, 2009

Featured Stories, More News | February 02, 2009

Amtrak's board of directors has elected Thomas Carper as Amtrak's new chairman of the board.

More News | January 27, 2009

Ulisses D. Camilo, a seasoned railroad executive, has joined Vossloh AG as president of Vossloh North America.In his new role, Camilo oversees all of Vossloh's North American divisions.

He most recently served as president of ALSTOM Signaling Inc. and as vice president of rolling stock engineering and customer director for ALSTOM Transport.

More News | January 15, 2009

Millennium Rail, Inc. (MRI) and Fitzgerald Railcar Services, Inc. (FRSI) now operate under the common name of Watco Mechanical Services.Watco bought MRI in May 2007 and FRSI in June 2008. With the acquisitions, Watco Mechanical Services describes itself as the largest car repair company in the U.S.