Latest Rail Industry News
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.
Applications are now being accepted for the Susan C. Murray Memorial Women’s Scholarship Program.
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.
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.
Norfolk Southern Corporation (NS) has appointed Fredric M. Ehlers chief information officer, effective immediately.
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.
Amtrak has completed the summer infrastructure renewal work at New York Penn Station. Regularly scheduled operations will resume on September 5, 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.