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The Morning Call
Who goes first, Amtrak or a freight train? A court rulesof Amtrak's trains got to the station on schedule everything would be copacetic
Who goes first, Amtrak or a freight train? A court rules
The Morning Call / Posted 9 hours ago
of Amtrak's trains got to the station on schedule everything would be copacetic. The freight railroad trade group, the Association of American Railroads (AAR), filed suit in 2011. The case made it to the U.S. Supreme Court, which sent it back... Read more
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11h
Chicago Tribune
Who goes first, Amtrak or a freight train? A court rulesof Amtrak's trains got to the station on schedule everything would be copacetic
Who goes first, Amtrak or a freight train? A court rules
Chicago Tribune / Posted 11 hours ago
of Amtrak's trains got to the station on schedule everything would be copacetic. The freight railroad trade group, the Association of American Railroads (AAR), filed suit in 2011. The case made it to the U.S. Supreme Court, which sent it back... Read more
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11h
SCOTUSblog
Round 2 for Amtrak: A major defeat in appeals court— as a part of the government — could do with the powers given it by Congress.
Round 2 for Amtrak: A major defeat in appeals court
SCOTUSblog / Posted 11 hours ago
— as a part of the government — could do with the powers given it by Congress. With the case back in the D.C. Circuit, the Association of American Railroads — the trade group of the freight companies — raised the two constitutional questions that... Read more
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12h
The Hill
Federal court denies Amtrak regulatory powerswork with federal regulators in crafting metrics and performance standards in o
Federal court denies Amtrak regulatory powers
The Hill / Posted 12 hours ago
work with federal regulators in crafting metrics and performance standards in order to ensure trains run on time. But the Association of American Railroads challenged Amtrak’s regulatory power in court. They said the law gives Amtrak an outsized... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Rail crossing in Ashdown No. 4 in perilannual repairs to railroad crossing grades, of $350 million for the fiscal year
Rail crossing in Ashdown No. 4 in peril
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
annual repairs to railroad crossing grades, of $350 million for the fiscal year 2016. Ed Greenberg, a spokesman for the Association of American Railroads in Washington, said the rail industry welcomed the federal agency's attention on railroad... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
CN profit beats expectations despite decline in revenueat CN and Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. are down by 6 per cent this year, inclu
CN profit beats expectations despite decline in revenue
The Globe and Mail / Posted 4 days ago
at CN and Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. are down by 6 per cent this year, including their U.S. operations, according to the Association of American Railroads. CP last week reported a 5-per-cent drop in first-quarter revenue and a 69-per-cent... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Bad News For Trannies: "These Headcount Numbers Aren't Encouraging"in the week ending April 16, 2016, as carloads and intermodal units were both d
Bad News For Trannies: "These Headcount Numbers Aren't Encouraging"
Zero Hedge / Posted 4 days ago
in the week ending April 16, 2016, as carloads and intermodal units were both down nearly 13% and 7.5%, respectively, the Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported on April 20, 2016.... For the first 15 weeks of 2016, U.S. railroads... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
If Columbus Castings folds, rail-car makers would suffereven more difficult to meet that." This year, freight-rail carloads are down 1
If Columbus Castings folds, rail-car makers would suffer
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 6 days ago
even more difficult to meet that." This year, freight-rail carloads are down 14 percent from last year, according to the Association of American Railroads, a trade group. Rail operators have been stung by drastic decreases in shipments of coal... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
5 railroad crossings with most incidents nationwide are in Phoenix, Glendalethe number of fatalities at railroad crossings in 2015 was down to 244, from 26
5 railroad crossings with most incidents nationwide are in Phoenix, Glendale
The Arizona Republic / Posted 8 days ago
the number of fatalities at railroad crossings in 2015 was down to 244, from 264 in 2014. Ed Greenberg, spokesman for the Association of American Railroads, said the issue is “complex, involving many stakeholders all sharing the same concern for... Read more
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WXOW 19 La Crosse
Federal Railroad Administration proposes "two-crew minimum""If that's the case we need to be doing everything we can to minimize human err
Federal Railroad Administration proposes "two-crew minimum"
WXOW 19 La Crosse / Posted 10 days ago
"If that's the case we need to be doing everything we can to minimize human error so we don't have derailments." But the Association of American Railroads believes crew size should be left up to collective bargaining between the railroads and... Read more
11d
The Florida Times-Union
Career Track: News about First Coast business professionalsby the Florida Board of Accountancy. CSX Director of Construction Engineering
Career Track: News about First Coast business professionals
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 11 days ago
by the Florida Board of Accountancy. CSX Director of Construction Engineering Michael Hoey was presented with the Association of American Railroads’ John H. Chafee Environmental Excellence Award for his career contributions to elevating... Read more
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TribLIVE
Canadian Pacific railroad ends bid to buy Norfolk Southernfor this merger,” said Frank Wilner, who has written six books on the rail indu
Canadian Pacific railroad ends bid to buy Norfolk Southern
TribLIVE / Posted 18 days ago
for this merger,” said Frank Wilner, who has written six books on the rail industry and previously worked for the Association of American Railroads, the federal Surface Transportation Board and one of the major rail unions. The deal would... Read more
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18d
The Columbian
Canadian Pacific ends bid to buy Norfolk Southernfor this merger,” said Frank Wilner, who has written six books on the rail indu
Canadian Pacific ends bid to buy Norfolk Southern
The Columbian / Posted 18 days ago
for this merger,” said Frank Wilner, who has written six books on the rail industry and previously worked for the Association of American Railroads, the federal Surface Transportation Board and one of the major rail unions. The deal would... Read more
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18d
The Globe and Mail
Railways feel the brunt of commodities slumpis led by a 29-per-cent drop in carloads of metallic ores and metals, and a 15-
Railways feel the brunt of commodities slump
The Globe and Mail / Posted 18 days ago
is led by a 29-per-cent drop in carloads of metallic ores and metals, and a 15-per-cent slump in coal, according to the Association of American Railroads (AAR), which includes U.S. operations of CN and CP. Carloads of oil and other petroleum... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Railroad layoffs mean long trains, long waitsas during his past presidencies at Canadian National and Illinois Central. The
Railroad layoffs mean long trains, long waits
The Toledo Blade / Posted 20 days ago
as during his past presidencies at Canadian National and Illinois Central. The latter two merged under his leadership. The Association of American Railroads, a trade organization, reported recently that for the first 12 weeks of this year, rail... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Freight rail supports Mississippi economycan continue to meet the transportation needs of Mississippi and the rest of th
Freight rail supports Mississippi economy
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 21 days ago
can continue to meet the transportation needs of Mississippi and the rest of the nation. John T. Gray is Senior Vice President for Policy and Economics at the Association of American Railroads. Read or Share this story: http://on.thec-l.com/1MZ... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Vertex now employing 284, ramps up railcar production effortsoutfit bays three and four for full manufacturing production. The first new tan
Vertex now employing 284, ramps up railcar production efforts
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 23 days ago
outfit bays three and four for full manufacturing production. The first new tank car is ready and waiting approval from the Association of American Railroads. And a state-of-the-art blast and paint booth is nearing completion. “Blast One is proud... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
HRT launches light rail safety campaign in Norfolkinitiatives. Operation Lifesaver is a national organization to preventing acci
HRT launches light rail safety campaign in Norfolk
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 25 days ago
initiatives. Operation Lifesaver is a national organization to preventing accidents on rail system. The “See Tracks? Think Train” campaign was developed with the Association of American Railroads and the United States Department of Transport... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Rail Traffic Volumes Tumble As Coal Stockpiles Soar At Record Rateshippers are reducing coal railcar loadings Source: U.S. Energy Information Ad
Rail Traffic Volumes Tumble As Coal Stockpiles Soar At Record Rate
Zero Hedge / Posted a month ago
shippers are reducing coal railcar loadings Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Electric Power Monthly and Association of American Railroads Coal stockpiles at electric generating facilities totaled 197 million tons at the end of... Read more

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