Latest Rail Industry News

More News | January 10, 2020

South Florida Regional Transportation Authority’s (SFRTA) Tri-Rail logged its highest yearly ridership numbers during 2019, with 4,495,039 passengers, an increase of 1.8 percent over 2018 passengers.

More News | January 10, 2020

Ridership on Trinity Metro's TEXRail, which celebrated one year of service on January 10, reached 545,345 during 2019. December set a monthly record of 51,217 passengers, breaking the record previously set in November for 44,741 passengers.

| January 09, 2020

James A. Sullivan has been named executive vice president and chief operating officer of Koppers Holdings Inc. and its wholly owned subsidiary Koppers Inc., and Leslie S. Hyde has been named senior vice president and chief sustainability officer of Koppers Inc. Both appointments are effective January 1, 2020.

More News | January 09, 2020

The Association of American Railroads (AAR) has reported that U.S. rail traffic for the week ending January 4, 2020, totaled 414,014  carloads and intermodal units, a 5.1 percent decrease compared to 2019.

More News | January 08, 2020

Reading & Northern Railroad (R&N) has reported a 6 percent increase in carloadings in 2019, moving 34,000 carloads, a 2,000 carload increase from 2018.

More News | January 08, 2020

Wabtec Corporation has acquired RELCO Locomotives for $29 million, on a cash-free and debt-free basis.

More News | January 08, 2020

The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. has reported financial results for its first fiscal quarter, which ended November 30, 2019, with net earnings of $7.7 million, or $0.23 per diluted share, on revenue of $769.4 million. Adjusted EBITDA for the quarter was $74.2 million, or 9.6 percent of revenue.

More News | January 07, 2020

Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (CP) has reported it moved more Canadian grain and grain products during the 2019 final quarter than any prior quarter in its history.