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Road & Rail Services marks 30 years Longevity is common in the railway supply business, even though many companies have been through the merger and acquisitions process. Louisville, Ky.-based Road & Rail Services marks 30 years in this industry in 2016.

msu-railway-program-welcomes-new-executive-director
Michigan State University announced November 30 that its Railway Management Certificate Program (RMCP) has updated its offerings with the appointment of a new Executive Director. Dr. Andreas Hoffrichter has joined the team as Burkhardt Professor in Railway Management and Executive Director...
shuster-a-unique-opportunity-for-infrastructure
House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster (R-Pa.) released the following statement regarding Tuesday’s election: “Throughout the general election, one of the few issues that provided common ground was the need for investments in America’s transportation network and infrastructure. With...
railcomm-itrack-no-more-“lost-cars”
RailComm’s new, patented iTrack Intelligent Yard Inventory system has been successfully deployed at Terminal Railway Alabama State Docks (TASD). “iTrack solution is a new capability of RailComm’s yard automation portfolio,” says President Joe Forgione. “It is a real-time, fully automatic railcar...
aar-to-stb-terminate-this-proceeding
In comments filed with the Surface Transportation Board regarding Reciprocal Switching, STB Ex Parte No. 711 (Sub-No. 1), the Association of American Railroads said the proposed rules are “unlawful” and “contrary to established law dating back well before the Staggers...
road-rail-services-marks-30-years
Longevity is common in the railway supply business, even though many companies have been through the merger and acquisitions process. Louisville, Ky.-based Road & Rail Services marks 30 years in this industry in 2016. Railway Age Editor-in-Chief William C. Vantuono asked...

aar-to-stb-terminate-this-proceeding
In comments filed with the Surface Transportation Board regarding Reciprocal Switching, STB Ex Parte No. 711 (Sub-No. 1), the Association of American Railroads said the proposed rules are “unlawful” and “contrary to established law dating back well before the Staggers...
road-rail-services-marks-30-years
Longevity is common in the railway supply business, even though many companies have been through the merger and acquisitions process. Louisville, Ky.-based Road & Rail Services marks 30 years in this industry in 2016. Railway Age Editor-in-Chief William C. Vantuono asked...
burlington-junction-bnsf-short-line-of-the-year
BNSF Railway on Oct. 20 named Burlington Junction Railway (BJRY) its 2016 Short Line of the Year at its annual Short Line Conference. BNSF recognized BJRY “for its dedication to promoting safety initiatives, customer relationships and growth opportunities. Since the...
I’ve heard some pretty disingenuous (that’s a polite word for “dopey”) things said about railroads in my nearly 25 years at Railway Age. Nearly all of them have come from uninformed generalist reporters who are mostly clueless about what we...
omnitrax-arrows-up-form-joint-venture
OmniTRAX Sand Holdings LLC, an affiliate of OmniTRAX, Inc., is entering into a joint venture with Elk Grove Village, Ill.-based Arrows Up LLC, a provider of bulk storage and transportation services. Terms were not disclosed. OmniTRAX is said it plans to...