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UP, KCS top NRC 2017 awards The National Railroad Construction & Maintenance Association (NRC) honored the recipients of its 2017 awards at the 2018 NRC Conference in Los Angeles.

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Scott Hudson has been named senior transit and rail manager in the Dallas office of WSP USA, formerly WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, the engineering and professional services consultancy. Hudson has two decades of experience designing and managing highway, rail, and bus...
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Canadian National Railway said net income increased by 156% to C$2.61 billion ($2.12 billion) in the fourth quarter from a year ago while earnings per share soared by 164% to C$3.48 ($2.82) on changes to the U.S. corporate tax rate...
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Norfolk Southern said net income for the fourth quarter totaled $3.97 million and earnings per share were $13.79, thanks to federal tax cuts that added $3.48 billion to the bottom line. For the year, net income was $5.4 billion with...
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Harsco Rail has announced the promotion of Allen Branham to vice president of its North America Sales and Global Contracting Services division. The railway track maintenance and construction equipment supplier said Branham has more than two decades of experience with Harsco...
railroads-and-government-shutdowns
Whether a federal government shutdown lasts one day or for weeks or months, safety-critical functions affecting railroads are undisturbed. Agencies such as the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), Pipelines and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) and Surface...

harsco-rail-promotes-branham-to-executive-team
Harsco Rail has announced the promotion of Allen Branham to vice president of its North America Sales and Global Contracting Services division. The railway track maintenance and construction equipment supplier said Branham has more than two decades of experience with Harsco...
railroads-and-government-shutdowns
Whether a federal government shutdown lasts one day or for weeks or months, safety-critical functions affecting railroads are undisturbed. Agencies such as the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), Pipelines and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) and Surface...
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David Warner has been named Northwest Pacific district manager, Seattle office area manager and vice president of WSP USA, formerly WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff. The engineering and professional services consultancy said that Warner, who is based in the firm’s Seattle office,...
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Kansas City Southern reported record fourth quarter 2017 revenues of $660 million, an increase of 10% from fourth quarter 2016. Overall, carload volumes increased 5% compared to the prior year, also a fourth-quarter record. Operating expenses in the fourth quarter were...
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Container volume grew 9% in 2017 for the South Carolina Ports Authority, with a record-setting 2.2 million twenty-foot equivalent container units (TEU) handled during the year. Total container volume in calendar 2017 surpassed the previous record of 2 million TEUs achieved...

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