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Moody's Examines Pros, Cons of PSR

The decision of CSX in 2017 and Union Pacific this year to embrace the precision scheduled railroading model means that most of North America’s Class 1 railroads are practicing it. 580 more words

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CSX Putting New Intermodal Strategy Into Place

Earlier this year, CSX CEO James Foote said the railroad’s intermodal network was a mess and needed to be revamped.

Much of that revamping has involved the announcement of plans to end service in smaller intermodal service lanes in favor of higher-volume point-to-point markets. 631 more words

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Amtrak Ticket Office to Close in East Lansing

Amtrak will remove its ticket agent from the East Lansing, Michigan, station on Oct. 29.

A caretaker will continue to open the waiting room at the station. 60 more words

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Amtrak Selling Locomotives, Passenger Cars

Amtrak has placed for sale 48 pieces of equipment, including locomotives and passenger cars that it has deemed surplus.

The passenger cars for sale include five former… 89 more words

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CSX Continues to Cull Motive Power Fleet

The implementation of the precision scheduled railroading model at CSX last year brought many changes to the carrier, including fewer trains and an aggressive cost-cutting campaign that has resulted in lopping off 2,000 employees and selling some routes. 375 more words

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New Schenectady Station Opens 2 Weeks Early

The new Amtrak station in Schenectady, New York, has opened two weeks ahead of schedule.

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held on Oct. 17 for the $23 million station that is served by Amtrak’s… 69 more words

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FRA Head Meets With PTC Vendors

Federal Railroad Administration officials recently concluded a series of meetings with vendors selling positive train control equipment being acquired by eight railroads that the agency has labeled as “at risk” of failing to meet a federal PTC deadline. 162 more words

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