4 hrs ago
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Full story: Reuters

A wheel and axle failure is the suspected cause of Tuesday’s train derailment in New Brunswick, a Canadian National Railway spokesman said on Thursday, based on a preliminary investigation of the accident.



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Categories : Air

11 min ago
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Full story: AmericanBankingNews.com

‘s stock had its “sector perform” rating reaffirmed by CIBC in a research note issued on Thursday, Stock Ratings News reports.



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Categories : Air

2 hrs ago
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Full story: KSNT-TV Topeka

The president of the nation’s second-busiest commuter railroad has announced his retirement following a string of problems last year including a New York derailment that caused the first passenger deaths in its 31-year history.



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No More MetroCards By 2019?

Thursday, January 9th, 2014

5 hrs ago
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Full story: Animal

Metropolitan Transportation Authority is planning to retire MetroCards. Instead of swiping into the subway or dipping onto the bus, commuters will be tapping their keychains, smart phones and credit cards by as soon as 2019.



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Categories : Intermodal

5 hrs ago
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Full story: Mass Transit

BYD and the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority have concluded a pilot test on a BYD 40-foot, zero-emissions, battery-electric bus.



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44 min ago
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Full story: NBC29

Gov. Bob McDonnell says passenger train service is heading to Roanoke for the first time in more than 30 years.



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Norfolk Southern shows Charlotte airport yard

Thursday, January 9th, 2014

44 min ago
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Full story: WLOS

Norfolk Southern says its new rail yard at the Charlotte Douglas International Airport will be able to handle 200,000 cargo containers a year.



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2 hrs ago
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Full story: Bloomberg

Canadian stocks rose after staging their biggest rally in three weeks, as a private report showed U.S. companies hired more workers than forecast.



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4 hrs ago
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Full story: The Globe and Mail

A fiery derailment in New Brunswick Tuesday night was the third time a crude-laden train has caught fire in recent weeks.



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16 min ago
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Full story: AmericanBankingNews.com

Greenbrier Cos. set a new 52-week high during trading on Wednesday, Analyst Ratings News reports.



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