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CSX/TDSI honors Road & Rail Services CSX subsidiary TDSI (Total Distribution Services Inc.) has awarded Road & Rail Services, Inc., a Louisville, Ky.-based provider of rail and automotive services in North America, the Terminal Excellence Award and named it Terminal of the Month of April for its Walbridge, Ohio location.

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Union Pacific and its rail partners plan to up the frequency of its Cold Connect refrigerated produce service with an eye on expanded market opportunities for Idaho potatoes in New York state. The trains originate from a UP-owned facility in Wallula,...
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Knee-jerks are part of business, one of the risks of doing business. As for knees, like most people, I have two of them, and as for jerks, I’ve been one, on occasion. I remember my own knee-jerk after 1996 and FRA’s...
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The Port of Prince Rupert in British Columbia, Canada, celebrated the completion of the two-year "Phase 2 North" expansion of DP World's Fairview Container Terminal with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.   The expansion expands the terminal's annual throughput capacity from 850,000 to 1.35...
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American Honda Motor Co., Inc. has recognized Louisville, Ky.-based Road & Rail Services, Inc. as 2017 Plant Processor of the Year for performance excellence at its Marysville, Ohio, plant, and has also given the company its 2017 Process Quality Award. Honda...
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Port Freeport, Texas, broke ground for construction of Phase 1 of the Parcel 14 Rail Development expansion project. The rail project has been one of the port’s long term strategic objectives and will enhance landside accessibilities and supply chain efficiencies for...

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Knoxville Locomotive Works (KLW), a switcher and road-switcher OEM, was recently awarded EPA Tier 4 emissions certifications for its SE Series four- and six-axle locomotive designs. The Tier 4 certifications include the switch duty cycle for KLW models rated at 2,000,...
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Port Freeport, Texas, broke ground for construction of Phase 1 of the Parcel 14 Rail Development expansion project. The rail project has been one of the port’s long term strategic objectives and will enhance landside accessibilities and supply chain efficiencies for...
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In an effort to boost freight mobility in rural areas including rail, the Florida counties of Gulf, Gadsden, Liberty, and Franklin announced the establishment of the Gulf to Gadsden Freight Logistics Zone. The counties in a release described the public-private initiative...
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C-Can Power Systems Inc., manufacturer of the RLW-Series of Switching and Signaling chargers, is offering the 12VDC/600 watt signaling charger with Ethernet connection. In the past, a signal maintainer would have to visit a site to check for alarms. C-Can’s RLW12/600e...
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The Surface Transportation Board on August 14 requested that CSX submit weekly specific service performance data to the Board's Rail Customer and Public Assistance office for purposes of ongoing calls between CSX senior management and STB staff. The regulator said the...

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