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Union Pacific net earnings up 18% in 2014 UNION Pacific (UP) increased net earnings by 18% to $US 5.2bn last year, up from $US 4.4bn in 2013, while it says operating income was also up 18% at $US 8.8bn.
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UNION Pacific (UP) increased net earnings by 18% to $US 5.2bn last year, up from $US 4.4bn in 2013, while it says operating income was also up 18% at $US 8.8bn. Freight income was 9%...
canarail-to-refurbish-rocky-mountaineer-coaches
ROCKY Mountaineer has awarded Canarail a contract to refurbish its entire luxury tourist Goldleaf fleet, consisting of 16 double-deck domed coaches.The refurbishment, due to be undertaken by subcontractors at the New Richmond workshops in the...
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PUGET Sound regional transport authority Sound Transit has been awarded a $US 1.33bn federal loan by the United States Department of Transportation (DOT) to fund the expansion of Seattle's light rail network. The Transportation Infrastructure Finance...
bnsf-reveals-details-of-$us-6bn-2015-capital-plan
BNSF Railway has unveiled details of major projects in its $US 6bn 2015 capital programme, the largest planned capital expenditure in the company's history, which was first announced last November. The investments include $US 2.9bn for...
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THE mayor of San Francisco Mr Edwin Lee announced on January 13 that San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) will exercise a $US 210m option with Siemens for 40 additional SF200 low-floor LRVs, taking the...
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A CEREMONY was held at Houston's Downtown Transit Center on January 7 to mark the entry into passenger service of Houston MetroRail's new fleet of 39 H3 LRVs, which are being supplied by CAF USA. The...
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NORFOLK Southern (NS) has released the first of 25 low-emissions GP33ECO heavy shunting locomotives from its Juniata Locomotive Shop at Altoona, Pennsylvania, for mainline testing. The four-axle units are being rebuilt from EMD GP50 locomotives in...
california-breaks-ground-on-high-speed-line
CALIFORNIA marked the official start of construction on the state's high-speed network on January 6 with a groundbreaking ceremony at the site of the future high-speed station in Fresno. The ceremony was attended by hundreds of...
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METROPOLITAN Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) launched public services on the city's first modern tram line on December 30, marking the opening with three months of free travel on the 4.3km route. The initial 12-station phase...
hntb-to-study-path-newark-airport-extension
THE Port Authority of New York & New Jersey has awarded a three-year, $US 6m contract to HNTB to carry out studies on the proposed Port Authority Trans-Hudson (Path) metro extension from Newark Penn Station...