Latest Rail Industry News

More News | March 25, 2009

Wabtec Corporation has received approximately $75 million worth of additional option orders to supply components for 382 New York City subway cars being purchased under the Metropolitan Transit Authority's R-160 program.

More News | March 20, 2009

BNSF Railway Company and CSX Intermodal have expanded their intermodal container service to new locations in the Southeast, including Charleston, S.C.; Savannah, Ga.; and Miami, Orlando and Tampa, Fla., in addition to current eastern hubs at Atlanta; Jacksonville

More News | March 20, 2009

Watco Transportation Services has named Tony Cox senior chief engineer for the Central and Gulf Regions. In his new role, Cox will be responsible for planning, developing and overseeing capital and maintenance budgets as well as staffing, training and safety in those regions. 

More News | March 20, 2009

CSX Transportation (NYSE: CSX) unveiled its new ultra-low emission GenSet locomotives to be operated in the Chicago area.

More News | March 20, 2009

Anika Sanders Cooper, Esq., has been appointed attorney-advisor for Surface Transportation Board Chairman Francis P. Mulvey.

More News | March 20, 2009

The board of directors of the Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County (METRO) has approved a $1.4645 billion contract with Parsons Transportation Group to build four more light-rail lines for Houston, which will to

Featured Stories | March 20, 2009

President Obama plans to nominate Joseph C. Szabo, the Illinois State Legislative Director for the United Transportation Union, as the next Federal Railroad Administrator.

More News | March 19, 2009

Dayton Phoenix Group, based in Dayton, Ohio, is expanding its service network, with plans to begin operating a 40,000-square-foot facility in Gothenburg, Neb. later this month.

More News | March 16, 2009

According to a report released by the American Public Transportation Association (APTA), public transportation in 2008 showed the highest level of ridership in 52 years with 10.7 billion trips.  APTA reports that this