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March 22, 2017
Rail freight traffic continues to recover this year, and the industry posted its safest year on record last year, the Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported on March 22. Coal continues to recover at a strong pace. Total U.S. rail traffic...
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March 22, 2017
The Georgia Ports Authority commissioned the first of four new neo-panamax ship-to-shore container cranes at its Garden City Terminal, Savannah. The GPA’s roster now totals 23 cranes, with three more scheduled to come online. "Expanding our capabilities means we are able to...
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March 22, 2017
Cowen and Company analyst Matt Elkott has upgraded American Railcar Industries (ARI) to Outperform from Market Perform, “as earnings and fundamentals have not only remained stable but improved further on the frac sand front. Our confidence in our above-consensus estimates...
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March 22, 2017
Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker and MassDOT Secretary Stephanie Pollack visited the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) depot at Wellington on March 21 to view a mock up of the CRRC metro car for Boston’s Orange Line. In October 2014, MassDOT awarded...
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March 22, 2017
The Trump Administration’s proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2018, which would eliminate the Federal Transit Administration New Starts grant program that supports building new mass transit projects around the country, “would cause far-reaching impacts on the construction of voter-approved projects...

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March 21, 2017
The Georgia Ports Authority saw its busiest February for total cargo, moving 2.94 million tons across all docks in February, up 10% from the same month in 2016,...
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March 21, 2017
Norfolk Southern's safety train will stop in 23 cities during 2017 as part of its Operation Awareness & Response (OAR) program, which provides first...
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March 21, 2017
CN will shut down its Escanaba iron ore docks at the end of April, bringing to a close 165 years of ore shipping from Michigan’s Upper Peninsula port. Ore...
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March 21, 2017
Rocky Mountaineer, the world’s largest privately-owned luxury tourist train, has promoted Anthony Chamy to National Sales Manager, Canada. Based in Montreal,...
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March 20, 2017
Canadian Pacific and the United Steelworkers Local 1976 reached a tentative five-year labor agreement covering approximately 600 administrative support and...

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