Latest Rail Industry News

| January 05, 2018

Parsons has named Jennifer Ryan, PE, senior project manager rail, responsible for pursuing and delivering large rail transit projects and supporting major rail transit and industrial rail design projects. Ryan will be based in Parsons’ Irvine, Calif., office.

| January 05, 2018

Applications are now being accepted for the Susan C. Murray Memorial Women’s Scholarship Program.

| December 20, 2017

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| November 17, 2017

Watco Companies, L.L.C. (Watco) wholly owned subsidiary Watco Transloading, L.L.C. has acquired Cargill Incorporated’s Phoenix transload facility.

Watco began operations at the facility on November 15, 2017, doing business as Watco Terminal & Port Services.

| October 10, 2017

The North Carolina Railroad Company has named Andrew Tate vice president real estate, responsible for leading the strategic focus for all of the real estate assets of the company. Tate succeeds Charles Burnell, who retired earlier this year.

| October 04, 2017

Norfolk Southern Corporation (NS) has appointed Fredric M. Ehlers chief information officer, effective immediately.

| September 28, 2017

Daniel R. Elliott III, vice chairman of the Surface Transportation Board (STB), has announced that he will leave the STB, effective September 30, 2017. Elliott informed President Donald J. Trump of his plans to leave the STB by letter earlier this week.

| September 01, 2017

Amtrak has completed the summer infrastructure renewal work at New York Penn Station. Regularly scheduled operations will resume on September 5, 2017.

| August 31, 2017

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has announced that its Port Authority Trans-Hudson Corporation (PATH) train service will return to normal weekday schedules beginning September 5, following the completion of Amtrak New York Penn Station summer work.