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Monday, March 3, 2014

Muni PCC car returns from retrofit

Trains Magazine News Wire Article - Released:3/3/2014 ... .

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RailComm has completed the installation of a remote switch and third rail heater control system for the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA). The switch and third rail heaters are controlled through RailComm’s DOC® System, with communications handled with a combination of RADiANT® serial radios, cellular modems, and a fiber network ... more...


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BNSF Railway Company (BNSF) has detailed some of the major capital projects the company plans to complete in its three operating regions during 2015. “Building on the 2014 capacity increases, we will continue investing in our railroad to make us ever more capable of getting agriculture, energy supplies and a ... more...


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Healey Railroad Corporation has appointed Phil Pietrandrea president of its wholly owned subsidiary UNITRAC Railroad Materials, Inc. Prior to his new position, Pietrandrea served as senior vice president of sales and marketing for UNITRAC. Healey Railroad Executive Vice President Art Healey said, “Phil has demonstrated the capacity to consistently expand ... more...


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Only a few booth spaces remain for the American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association Annual Convention in Orlando. More than 225 booths have already been reserved for ASLRRA Connections 2015, which will be held March 28-31 at the Hilton Orlando. The actual open exhibition days are March 29-30. Booth ... more...


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Koppers Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Koppers Holdings Inc., has acquired the creosote distribution business and inventory of KMG Chemicals, Inc. (KMG) for $12.5 million plus an estimated $3 million for the fair market value of inventory. The acquisition includes the transfer of leased railcars and storage tanks from ... more...


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The Fort Worth Transportation Authority (The T) has appointed Bob Baulsir vice president of TEX rail and procurement. He joined The T as TEX rail project manager in 2014. “Bob Baulsir’s arrival as TEX Rail project manager has given us an experienced full time staff member devoted to the daily ... more...


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CSX, in partnership with the North Carolina Department of Transportation, will begin construction on a series of projects to build universal crossovers on the CSX A-line in South Weldon, Enfield, and Rocky Mount in eastern North Carolina. Construction will include grading, drainage improvements, track, and signal construction. The Enfield project ... more...