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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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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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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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Short line railroads continue to emphasize their role as a critical economic link and job provider in events with elected representatives. Rep. John Carter, a Republican from the 31st District, on Wednesday met with company executives to tour the Temple &...
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Freight infrastructure improvements, particularly in rural locations, are a priority for the U.S. Department of Transportation’s latest round of awards. The DOT released its proposed list of 10 project awards under the small project fiscal year 2017 Nationally Significant Freight and...
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Confirmation of career-railroader Ronald L. Batory as Federal Railroad Administrator has been delayed by New Jersey and New York’s Senate delegation—Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.), Kirsten Gillibrand ((D-N.Y.), Cory Booker (D-N.J.) and Robert Menendez (D-N.J.)—over what they say is concern...

Confirmation of career-railroader Ronald L. Batory as Federal Railroad Administrator has been delayed by New Jersey and New York’s Senate delegation—Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.), Kirsten Gillibrand ((D-N.Y.), Cory Booker (D-N.J.) and Robert Menendez (D-N.J.)—over what they say is concern...
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The North East Association of Rail Shippers (NEARS) has named North Shore Railroad Co. Chairman Emeritus Richard Robey as Transportation Person of the Year. Robey will be honored at the Association’s Fall Conference, Sept. 26-28, in Pittsburgh. Robey, a native of...
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The U.S. Senate Committee on Science, Commerce and Transportation on Aug. 2 favorably recommended, by voice vote, the appointment of Ronald L. Batory as the next Federal Railroad Administrator. Batory’s nomination went to the full Senate for confirmation on Aug. 3....
CSX President and CEO E. Hunter Harrison, our two-time Railroader of the Year, reached out to me personally following publication of my blog, in this space, asking about the events at CSX since he took over the railroad. What I...
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Stephen Hoye has been appointed vice president of Pacific Harbor Line by parent Anacostia Rail Holdings, effective in early August. Since 2011 Hoye had served as superintendent of the Belt Railway Company of Chicago and, since 2014, as director of the...

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