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WTS International, the association for the professional advancement of women in transportation, announced the selection of the winners of its seven scholarships for 2014 on Monday, April 14, 2014. Each of the winners will be recognized at an awards banquet on...
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“Intrusive re-regulation of railways alone will not increase rail volumes of grain, now or in the future,” CN President and CEO Claude Mongeau said in an address to the Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce. “Canada’s grain handling and transportation system can...
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The Association of American Railroads (AAR) on April 10, 2014 reported increased U.S. rail traffic for the week ending April 5, 2014 with 296,039 total U.S. carloads, up 5.4% compared with the same week last year. Total U.S. weekly intermodal...
aar-responds-to-service-questions-raised-at-stb-hearing
Following an April 10, 2014 Surface Transportation Board hearing on railroad service issues, the Association of American Railroads issued a statement in response to questions that have been raised. “There have been recent rail service challenges in certain parts of the...
aar-announces-new-silver-associate-member-railroad-facts-availability
Girard Equipment Inc. has joined the Association of American Railroads as a new Silver Associate Member. Girard Equipment Inc. is a U.S. manufacturer of Tank Trailer equipment, and is well known for its Railcar Pressure Vent Valve and Magnetic Vacuum...

aar-announces-new-silver-associate-member-railroad-facts-availability
Girard Equipment Inc. has joined the Association of American Railroads as a new Silver Associate Member. Girard Equipment Inc. is a U.S. manufacturer of Tank Trailer equipment, and is well known for its Railcar Pressure Vent Valve and Magnetic Vacuum...
Alsip, Ill.-based Railhead Corp. said Monday, April 7, 2014 Fred Cozzi has been hired as Vice President Sales & Marketing. Cozzi's "focus will be on continuing strong market growth of Railhead's LDVR, Tools, and LED Lighting solutions," the company said in...
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For the past four decades, former Norfolk & Western and Southern Pacific locomotive engineer Doyle McCormack has coddled the most familiar steam locomotive operating in North America. Now, Chief Mechanical Officer McCormack and his team of volunteers are re-assembling the 433-ton...
regional-railroad-of-the-year-arkansas-missouri
Sporting equipment and infrastructure quality worthy of a much bigger railroad, Arkansas & Missouri is seeking namesake-based customers of all kinds as it nears its three-decade mark. Arkansas & Missouri Railroad may not be a Class I rail leviathan. But when...
short-line-of-the-year-coos-bay-rail-link
An Oregon right-of-way, moribund for four years, gets the resources and support it needs from its stakeholders to serve an eager and rapidly growing customer base. The premature obituary in 2007 was ominous enough: Died from a collapsed tunnel, the exclamation...