Latest Rail Industry News

More News | February 20, 2009

In response to the general economy and weak demand in the rail supply market, The Greenbrier Companies (NYSE: GBX) announced it will be laying off approximately 150 employees.  Besides downsizing its work force,

Featured Stories | February 20, 2009

More News | February 20, 2009

 Graham-White Manufacturing Co., a supplier of new and remanufactured components for heavy rail, rail transit, bus and industrial clients, has acquired The Vista Corporation.

More News | February 12, 2009

MTA New York City's Staten Island Railway has taken delivery of four new diesel locomotives, replacing four second-hand locomotives, two of which date back to the 1940's.

More News | February 11, 2009

On top of 27 locomotives already delivered, MotivePower, a subsidiary of Wabtec Corporation, has been awarded an $85 million option order to build 20 additional MPXpress® commuter locomotives for GO

More News | February 11, 2009

Watco Companies, Inc. changed the name of their transload and intermodal business segment from Reload, Inc. to Watco Transload & Intermodal Services (T&I).

Featured Stories | February 11, 2009

CN (NYSE: CNI) and Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) have unveiled plans to create a "MidAmerica Corridor,"

More News | February 06, 2009

WiFi Rail Inc. and the San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART) have reached a 20-year deal to provide high speed mobile Wi-Fi access throughout the BART

More News | February 03, 2009

James E. Fisk, a railroad industry veteran of more than three decades, has been hired as vice president and chief mechanical officer at Kansas City Southern.