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union-pacific-m-for-wisconsin-projects
June 28, 2017
Union Pacific is planning a $2.5 million infrastructure investment in Wisconsin this year as a part of its $3.1 billion 2017 capital program. The Class 1 says it will boost Wisconsin's safety and efficiency with a $265,000 investment to maintain railroad...
union-pacific-honors-safe-chem-shippers
June 28, 2017
Union Pacific Railroad honored 56 companies as safe chemical shippers with its annual Pinnacle Award. The award recognizes customers for implementing release prevention protocols, corrective action plans and having zero non-accident releases (NARs) of regulated hazardous materials shipments. The winners are...
baysden-named-omnitrans-director-of-rail
June 28, 2017
San Bernardino-area transit provider Omnitrans has named railroad operating veteran Trischelle Baysden as director of its new passenger rail department, which in 2020 is expected to launch the nine-mile Arrow line connecting with Redlands. Baysden brings 25 years of experience in...
vip-selects-railcarrx-for-repair-billing
June 28, 2017
Vidal Street Industrial Park Inc (VIP) announced the implementation of RailcarRx’s Repair Management System (RailcarRx RMS™), a cloud-based solution to manage their Car Repair Billing process and shop operation. A storage, repair and transloading facility located in Sarnia, Ontario, the system...
highlights-from-pocono-and-play-it-safe
June 27, 2017
Five years after its inception, CSX’s “Play It Safe” NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series sponsorship is going strong. What began in 2012 as a small bumper sticker on the no. 78 Furniture Row car driven by Reagan Smith in 2013 grew...

hall-named-fra-deputy-administrator
June 27, 2017
The Federal Railroad Administration has named public relations practitioner Heath Hall as Deputy Federal Railroad Administrator, a post that does not require...
herc-u-lift-inc-expands-trackmobile-territory
June 27, 2017
Trackmobile, the manufacturer of bi-modal railcar movers, announced the expansion of its Herc-U-Lift, Inc. distributor to better serve Michigan’s Upper Peninsula...
brightline-safety-seminar-preps-florida-first-responders
June 27, 2017
Brightline, Florida’s soon-to-open higher-speed passenger rail service, conducted a training seminar for first responders from Broward and Palm Beach counties at...
from-nsc-new-potash-cars-for-kspc
June 27, 2017
K+S Potash Canada (KSPC) has accepted the first of 200 railcars built by National Steel Car (NSC) in Hamilton, Ontario, for domestic use. These cars will...
car-builder-vertex-launches-updated-website
June 27, 2017
Vertex Railcar Corp. has officially launched its updated website, at www.vertexrail.com. The site adds additional features including a category of specialty...

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