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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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Jose Guillermo Zozaya Delano, President and General Manager, KCS de Mexico, leads a slate of speakers addressing rail freight topics at The Midwest Association of Rail Shippers (MARS) 2018 Winter Meeting, Jan. 17-18 at the Westin Lombard Yorktown Center, Lombard,...
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The American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association marked a significant safety achievement as the industry’s 603 short line railroads operated for a full year fatality-free. “Our short line members focus every day on ‘making it a safe one.’ Safe operations...
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Amazon.com announced plans to open its fourth Maryland fulfillment facility at the Tradepoint Atlantic multimodal center near Baltimore. The new facility at Sparrows Point will create more than 1,500 full-time jobs. Based in Seattle, Amazon currently employs more than 5,000 associates...
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The South Carolina Ports Authority Board of Directors approved a $69.5-million contract for the purchase of six new ship-to-shore cranes to serve growing container volumes and larger ships calling the Port of Charleston. “As the largest crane purchase in our history,...
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Michael Walters has been elected chairman of the North Carolina Railroad Company's (NCRR) Board of Directors during the panel’s September meeting. Walters succeeds Franklin Rouse, who has served as chairman since 2014 and will remain on the board. "I'm honored to serve...

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Michael Walters has been elected chairman of the North Carolina Railroad Company's (NCRR) Board of Directors during the panel’s September meeting. Walters succeeds Franklin Rouse, who has served as chairman since 2014 and will remain on the board. "I'm honored to serve...
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Regional and short line operator Genesee & Wyoming saw higher revenue in the third quarter, but said weaker than expected earnings fell by 18% on lower agricultural shipments out of the U.S. Midwest. Operating revenues for the Darien, Conn.-based company increased...
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North Shore Railroad Co. & Affiliates has promoted Jebediah Stotter to president and chief executive officer, succeeding chairman Gary Shields, who has retired. North Shore, based in North Umberland, Pa., is the Railway Age 2017 Short Line of the Year. The company...
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Total U.S. rail traffic was 548,264 carloads and intermodal units, up 3.1% for the week ending Oct. 14 compared with the same week in 2016, according to the Association of American Railroads. Total volume was 264,161 carloads, up 0.5%, while U.S....
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Ground has been broken on Phase III (construction phase) of the CREATE (Chicago Region Environmental and Transportation Efficiency) Program’s 34th initiative, Project B1, “Canadian Pacific Crossover Upgrades.” Metra and Canadian Pacific Railway (CP) will upgrade signals and add several crossover...

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