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