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News From 1/17/2018

CSX Transportation

CSX posts lower Q4 revenue, higher profit »

KEYWORDS: CSX Corp., fourth-quarter 2017 earnings, James Foote, E. Hunter Harrison, Edmond Harris

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High-Speed Rail

California high-speed rail agency taps Kelly as CEO »

KEYWORDS: California High-Speed Rail Authority, CHSRA, Brian Kelly, Jeff Morales, Dan Richard, high-speed rail, transit leadership, transit execs, California State Transportation Agency

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BNSF Railway

BNSF to move coal that will power new IGCC plants in Japan »

KEYWORDS: BNSF Railway Co., Cloud Peak Energy

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GE inks locomotive, service contracts with Kazakhstan railroad »

KEYWORDS: GE Transportation, Kazakhstan Temir Zholy, Rafael Santana, Nursultan Nazarbayev, Kanat Alpysbayev, GE, GE locomotives, shunter locomotives

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NRF: Retail imports up 7 percent in 2017 »

KEYWORDS: National Retail Federation, retail imports

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Passenger Rail

Panel releases report on $1 billion plan to overhaul SEPTA trolleys »

KEYWORDS: Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission, DVRPC, Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority, SEPTA, SEPTA trolley, SEPTA trolley modernization

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Port of L.A. breaks cargo record in 2017 »

KEYWORDS: Port of Los Angeles, 2017 cargo

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Passenger Rail

Valley Metro receives rail for Gilbert Road light-rail extension »

KEYWORDS: Valley Metro, Gilbert Road Extension, Gilbert Road light rail, Valley Metro light rail, Corinne Holliday

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Industry Events


1/17/2018 - 1/18/2018
Midwest Association of Rail Shippers Winter Meeting

1/18/2018 - 1/19/2018
14th Annual Southwestern Rail Conference 


3/22/2018 - 3/22/2018
New England Railroad Club 2018 Rail Tech Conference

5/21/2018 - 5/24/2018
58th Annual RSSI C&S Exhibition

6/10/2018 - 6/13/2018
2018 APTA Rail Conference

7/22/2018 - 7/22/2018
Progressive Railroading's 2018 Rising Stars Recognition Dinner

11/29/2018 - 11/30/2018
RailTrends 2018


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