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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.

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Noted trucking industry veteran and freight economist Noel Perry appears to hold a positive near-to-intermediate term view of freight markets, projecting truckload capacity to exceed full utilization in 2018, according to Cowen and Company Managing Director and Railway Age Wall...
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SYSTRA announced Jan. 4 the appointment of Stanley Rosenblum as Chief Operating Officer. Rosenblum will lead SYSTRA’s long-term strategy development and initiatives and help direct the company’s operations. “SYSTRA is a good firm, with talented professionals and a huge growth potential,” said...
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If 2016’s wild, throw-predictions-out-the-window runaway freight train of a Presidential election taught us anything, it’s that nothing is ever a given. As the old saw goes, never assume, because it makes an a—well, you get it. Is a traffic recovery under...
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The North East Association of Rail Shippers (NEARS) has set its slate officers for 2017, appointed a new Executive Director, and announced meeting dates. Donald Cameron, Manager-Business Development, Yusen Logistics (Americas) Inc., has been appointed President. Keith Kelsey, Regional Account Manager,...
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The Surface Transportation Board on Dec. 15, 2016 granted Genesee & Wyoming Inc. authority to acquire control of Providence & Worcester Railroad Co. STB, in its decision (Docket FD_36064_0), said it will grant GWI’s petition for exemption, “subject to standard labor...

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Road & Rail Services, Inc. was recently awarded the Terminal Excellence Award for the month of September 2016 by CSX’s subsidiary, TDSI. TDSI offers additional vehicle-handling services through a network of automobile-distribution facilities, storage locations and facilities providing service to Eastern,...
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Railway Age presents its second annual Fast Trackers contest, in which we will profile ten individuals under the age of 40 who have made an impact in their respective fields or within their company. Entries will be judged by experienced industry...
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Road & Rail Services, Inc., announced Dec. 8 that it was awarded the 2015 Mosaic Platinum Safety Award, recognizing its excellence in safety leadership and performance for its operations in Bone Valley, Florida by fertilizer producer, Mosaic Co. The Bone Valley...
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The 115th Congress will soon be under way, and House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster (R-Pa.) on Dec. 6 announced several senior staff changes. These are the people that you need to know on Capitol Hill on the T&I...
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The railroads that make up the Chicago Planning Group and the Chicago Transportation Coordination Office (CTCO) in December 2015 opened the Chicago Integrated Rail Operations Center (CIROC) to monitor and facilitate efficient rail operations within Chicago. As a result, says the...