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February containers surge at Georgia ports The Georgia Ports Authority saw its busiest February for total cargo, moving 2.94 million tons across all docks in February, up 10% from the same month in 2016, and second all-time only to January's 3.01 million tons.

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The Trump administration should make infrastructure investment a priority, a Class I railroad executive told a U.S. port conference. Leading Washington’s to-do list should be infrastructure investment; some form of deregulation of business, and tax reform, said Darrell Wilson, assistant vice...
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CN and Duluth Cargo Connect announced a new alliance establishing the first rail-served intermodal container ramp in the Twin Ports of Duluth, Minn., and Superior, Wisc. Duluth Cargo Connect, a partnership of the Duluth Seaway Port Authority and Lake Superior Warehousing,...
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Just weeks after acquiring Florida East Coast Industries (FECI), parent of Florida East Coast Railway (FECR), a Japanese hedge fund is close to a deal to sell the regional carrier to Ferromex, Mexico’s largest railroad by mileage, for a reported...
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Canadian National and motor carrier TFI International are renewing their collaboration to grow domestic intermodal business in markets across Canada. The long-term partnership offers a range of best-in-class services, including truckload, less-than-truckload and package and courier. "Over the last five years, TFI...
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Rail freight traffic continues to recover this year, and the industry posted its safest year on record last year, the Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported on March 22. Coal continues to recover at a strong pace. Total U.S. rail traffic...

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The Georgia Ports Authority saw its busiest February for total cargo, moving 2.94 million tons across all docks in February, up 10% from the same month in 2016, and second all-time only to January's 3.01 million tons. Container tonnage grew by...
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Canadian Pacific and the United Steelworkers Local 1976 reached a tentative five-year labor agreement covering approximately 600 administrative support and intermodal employees in Canada. The current contract expires Dec. 31, 2017. "I would like to congratulate this union for its constructive negotiating...
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Eliminating Amtrak’s long-distance trains, curtailing the FTA’s New-Starts program, eliminating the TIGER (Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery) discretionary grant program, and privatizing the FAA air traffic control system are among the elements of President Donald J. Trump’s Fiscal Year 2018...
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The Association of American Railroads (AAR), in reporting U.S. rail traffic for the week ending March 11, 2017, noted that total U.S. weekly rail traffic was 510,638 carloads and intermodal units, up 4.4% compared with the same week last year....
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Former New York MTA Chairman and CEO Tom Prendergast was honored as Railway Age’s 54th Railroader of the Year at a dinner of the Western Railway Club on March 14 at the historic Union League Club, Chicago. Prendergast recently retired from...

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