Latest Rail Industry News
Toyota Logistics Services has awarded Norfolk Southern Corporation the 2008 President's Award for overall logistics excellence among rail carriers, its highest award given to a logistics provider. The award is based on overall performance in customer service, on-time record and quality.
The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (Metro) added 20 rail cars to its fleet today on its Red and Green Lines, marking the first time in the agency’s 33-year history that 850 railcars will be in service at one time.
The Timken Company has been named to Forbes magazine's "100 Most Trustworthy Companies" list, placing in the 95th percentile of those listed.
Union Pacific is investing $18 million on its trackage between Linwood and Topeka, Kan., where crews began working April 4 on improvements that include the removal and installation of ties as well as installation of new rail.
Railinc reports that development of the new UMLER Equipment Management Information System (UMLER/EMIS) is on track to launch July 25.
Wabtec Corp. is expanding its presence in China's rail marketplace through a new joint venture to manufacture brake equipment.