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Union Pacific ramps up rail safety with video campaign Union Pacific is encouraging safety at railroad tracks with its interactive public safety campaign. The Class 1 released the campaign on Facebook, YouTube, Hulu and other online news sites so it could be easily shared.

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Hanson Professional Services Inc. has acquired Engineered Rail Solutions (ERS) LLC. ERS provides logistical and market analysis, engineering design services and operational optimization, especially in the rail and material handling industries nationwide. "With ERS joining Hanson, we...
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Global design firm Stantec has added Ryan Raske to its team as senior railway engineer in St. Paul, Minn. Raske will bring more than 15 years of experience as a civil engineer and project manager. Throughout...
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Union Pacific is encouraging safety at railroad tracks with its interactive public safety campaign. The Class 1 released the campaign on Facebook, YouTube, Hulu and other online news sites so it could be easily shared. "Trains...
al-qaeda-calls-for-us-rail-and-transit-attacks
The latest issue of Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula's (AQAP) magazine, Inspire, calls for attacks on U.S. railways and transit systems and goes as far as including many steps to help carry out acts of...
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U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) was honored Aug. 14 with the Railroad Achievement Award by the Association of American Railroads (AAR) and GoRail. AAR says the award is given periodically to members of Congress who have...

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Following what it called a "comprehensive search process," Norfolk Southern Corporation (NS) appointed Cynthia C. Earhart as executive vice president and chief financial officer.   Earhart most recently served as executive vice president and chief information officer....
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Canadian Pacific Railway announced the launch of direct rail service between Vancouver and Detroit.   The service was first announced by CP Chief Executive Keith Creel in June, at the Railway Age Rail Insights Conference & Expo...
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Shortline railroads continue to emphasize their role as a critical economic link and job provider in events with elected representatives. Rep. John Carter, a Republican from the 31st District, on Wednesday met with company executives to...
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Stephen C. Tobias, former Norfolk Southern vice chairman and chief operating officer and former member of the Canadian Pacific Board of Directors, died Aug. 7. "Steve was COO for most of the years I was chairman,...
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U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) is asking the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) to reverse the withdrawal of pending regulation that would require sleep apnea testing of workers...

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