Latest Rail Industry News

| April 24, 2019

The Board of Directors of FreightCar America, Inc. has appointed Christopher (Chris) J. Eppel vice president finance, chief financial officer and treasurer, effective April 23, 2019. Eppel succeeds Matthew Kohnke, who has left FreightCar America to pursue new business opportunities but will assist with providing transition support over the next several weeks.

| April 19, 2019

Jon-Erik “AJ” Arjanen

| April 16, 2019

Quandel Consultants has named Peter Windschmitt director of railroad operations to contribute to the firm’s efforts on Amtrak’s Hiawatha Service between Chicago and Milwaukee.

| April 04, 2019

Wabtec has named Kristine Kubacki, CFA, vice president investor relations, responsible for communicating the company’s vision and value to shareholders and the financial community. She succeeds Tim Wesley, who is retiring at the end of 2019. 

| March 07, 2019

Union Pacific has announced three executive appointments, effective April 1, 2019. Jon Panzer has been appointed senior vice president technology and strategic planning, succeeding Lynden Tennison, who will retire March 31.

| February 14, 2019

The deadline to submit an application for the Susan C. Murray Memorial Women’s Scholarship Program has been extended to Friday, February 22.

| February 14, 2019

The Association of American Railroads (AAR) has reported that U.S. rail traffic for the week ending February 9, 2019, totaled 519,779 carloads and intermodal units, a 0.1 percent increase compared to the same week in 2018.

| February 06, 2019

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

| November 27, 2018


John Green