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April 24, 2014
Speculation is flying in the wake of overnight media reports that industrial conglomerate GE is in talks to buy France’s Alstom SA for $13 billion. Busin... More »
CHICAGO – Iowa Pacific Holdings, parent of several short line railroads and Pullman Rail Journeys, is offering majority ownership of its business to a new... More »
TORONTO, Ontario – The Toronto Transit Commission will purchase an additional ten “Toronto Rocket” subway cars from Bombardier. The purch... More »
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NEW YORK – Metro-North Railroad and New York City Transit are testing the performance and reliability of two solar-powered kiosks that use Metropolit... More »
LOS ANGELES – In honor of Los Angeles Union Station’s 75th Anniversary, Los Angles Metro and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, i... More »
ALNA, Maine – For those who have ever wanted to pound spikes, lay down rail and dig ballast, Maine's Wiscasset, Waterville & Farmington Railway is off... More »
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