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CN submits Milton Logistics Hub EIS CN on Jan. 7, 2016 submitted its Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (CEAA) for its proposed logistics hub/intermodal facility to be built in Milton, Ontario.

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North American rail freight traffic remains in the doldrums, the Association of American Railroads reported for the week ending May 21, 2016. Total U.S. weekly rail traffic was 506,983 carloads and intermodal units, down 8.5% compared with the same week last...
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The U.S. Department of Transportation announced on May 20, 2016 that it has received 212 applications totaling nearly $9.8 billion for grants through the newly-created Fostering Advancements in Shipping and Transportation for the Long-term Achievement of National Efficiencies (FASTLANE) grant...
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The American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association recognized four short lines on May 18, 2016 "for their efforts in designing and enacting innovative and successful marketing initiatives in the challenging small railroad industry." “The four railroads we honored for the...
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150 non-partisan organizations recognize Infrastructure Week May 16th to 23rd. Business, labor and civic organizations are uniting under the week's 2016 theme: “Infrastructure Matters.” The groups aim to "tell the story of what infrastructure means to Americans. It matters, in big...
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Ben Vient has joined the editorial staff of Railway Age as Managing Editor, based at Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corp. headquarters in New York City. Vient is an award-winning journalist, formerly with NBC News.  He has also taught on international issues of press...

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The Pennsylvania State Transportation Commission on May 13, 2016 approved $36 million for 31 rail projects across 34 counties. The Rail Transportation Assistance Program (RTAP), a capital budget grant program funded with bonds, supported 15 of the projects and the Rail...
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The Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported U.S. rail traffic for the week ending May 7, 2016: Total U.S. weekly rail traffic was 492,923 carloads and intermodal units, down 10.6% compared with the same week last year. Total carloads for the...
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For the 20th consecutive year, TTX awarded Strato with its 2015 SECO (Supplier Evaluation Committee) Award. TXX Company says it rates suppliers on quality, cost, delivery, service, finance and administration, with the goal of providing the highest quality, most reliable equipment...
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Evergreen Shipping Agency (America) Corp. announced on May 10, 2016 that it has named CN as its 2015 Railroad Company of the Year in recognition of CN's "consistent high level of performance" and superior customer service. This is the second...
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Cover story from the May 2016 issue of Railway Age: Norfolk Southern has been looking over its shoulder for almost a year. Now, it can focus its attention ahead. The dust has settled, the smoke and mirrors have cleared. The Thoroughbred...