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Loco connection: Stucki acquires Magnus Stone Canyon Industries, LLC announced the acquisition through its subsidiary, A. Stucki Company, of Magnus, LLC, a global supplier of bronze traction motor support bearings to the locomotive aftermarket.

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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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Walter J. Winzen, founder and chief executive of Transportation Products Sales Company (TPSC) died at home Jan. 19 of heart failure. After serving in the U.S. Army from 1962-64, Winzen attended Washington University, studying Electrical Engineering and Business while concurrently working...
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GE Transportation has signed two contracts valued at more than $900 million with Kazakhstan’s state-run railroad Kazakhstan Temir Zholy (KTZ)—the company’s largest international rail customer—for 300 switcher locomotives and an 18-year service agreement to manage maintenance and repair of 175...
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The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) is celebrating the completion of the state's largest program of passenger and freight rail infrastructure improvements. The Piedmont Improvement Program (PIP) is intended to enhance safety, reliability and efficiency for both freight and passenger...
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Wabtec Corp. has appointed Donald M. Itzkoff as Vice President, Government Relations and Public Affairs. Itzkoff comes to Wabtec from General Electric, where he led U.S. government affairs for GE Transportation. He previously served as Deputy Federal Railroad Administrator in the...

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PowerRail, Inc. has announced a strategic partnership with injector and parts manufacturer Interstate-McBee of Cleveland, Ohio. Interstate-McBee has more than 70 years’ experience manufacturing high-quality fuel injectors and diesel engine parts with ISO 9001:2008 facilities Design Certified for both MFI (mechanical)...
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Stone Canyon Industries, LLC announced the acquisition through its subsidiary, A. Stucki Company, of Magnus, LLC, a global supplier of bronze traction motor support bearings to the locomotive aftermarket. Stucki, based in Moon Township, Pa., is a global manufacturer and supplier...
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Some Railway Age readers will be surprised to learn that GO Transit, launched in 1967, was not the first venture of the Province of Ontario into the railway business; that event actually occurred some 60 years earlier. The honor actually...
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Canadian Pacific's (CP) 19th annual holiday train made another successful tour across North America this year, spreading cheer by raising more than C$1.5 million (US$1.18 million) and 300,000 pounds of food for local food banks. The company said the holiday train...
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Brightline, the in-process South Florida private passenger service operator, announced the U.S. Department of Transportation approved a $1.15 billion Private Activity Bond allocation, and that Brightline also secured the final two South Florida Water Management District permits needed to construct...

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