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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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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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The government of Canada is giving OmniTRAX 30 days to repair and restore service on the Hudson Bay Railway to Churchill, Manitoba, or risk a lawsuit for breach of contract. Official statements from Canada Minister of Natural Resources Jim Carr and...
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The Sulphur Institute announced that Jack Cohn, Senior Vice President and Industry Unit Leader at Savage Services Corp., has assumed responsibilities as Chairman of the Washington-based trade organization. Cohn succeeds Mike Lumley, former Vice President of Shell Sulphur Solutions. “We appreciate Mike’s...
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Transit and transportation planning and development consultant Cambridge Systematics is celebrating 45 years as an industry consultant. Since it established roots in Boston in 1972, the company has grown to a dozen offices managing and array of disciplines across the U.S. Cambridge...
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The Port of Oakland Commissioners approved a rail project last week that will offer "a refrigerated gateway to Asia for U.S. meat exports." The California project will construct an $11-million rail spur to connect Union Pacific tracks to Cool Port Oakland,...

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The Port of Oakland Commissioners approved a rail project last week that will offer "a refrigerated gateway to Asia for U.S. meat exports." The California project will construct an $11-million rail spur to connect Union Pacific tracks to Cool Port Oakland,...
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The Association of American Railroads said U.S. rail volumes for the week ending September 23 set a new record for intermodal traffic in both the U.S. and Canada. Total U.S. traffic was 548,204 carloads and intermodal units, up 1.6% compared...
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The Port of Jacksonville Port Authority Board of Directors unanimously voted to hire longtime Jaxport executive Eric Green as Chief Executive Officer. Green had served as interim CEO since March. The Board conducted a national executive search to fill the vacant...
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The Railway Supply Institute (RSI) unveiled an analysis of the economic role its 260-plus member companies play in the U.S. economy during Railway Interchange 2017 in Indianapolis. The analysis shows that RSI members represent more than 756 rail supply locations...
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How many times can the three-piece freight car truck—which has been in use since the 19th century—be improved? For Amsted Rail, there appears to be no limit. At Railway Interchange 2017 in Indianapolis, Amsted Rail introduced the TrakMaster™, its latest iteration...

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