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U.S. intermodal volume for the week ending March 7, 2015 gained ground, ending a three-week slump and aiding overall U.S. freight traffic for the week, the Association of American Railroads said Wednesday, March 11.

Canadian National on Wednesday, March 11, 2015 noted that “[s]even months into the current 2014-15 crop year, CN continues its record-setting pace of Western Canadian grain shipments.“

The Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART) unsealed bids Tuesday, March 10, 2015, for rail station construction of its 20-mile rapid transit line, and found targeted costs running higher than anticipated.

Maher Terminals Holding Corp., an affiliate of Maher Terminals LLC of Elizabeth, N.J.
, will expand the capacity of the Port of Prince Rupert’s Fairview Container Terminal to more than 1.3 million twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) a ...
10 March 2015

Thrice is nice

Treat customers right. Trust your employees. Work with partners. Go get business. Reading & Northern sticks to a three-decade formula of success. 

Take three small railroads, add acres of intermodal transfer capability, mix with marketing, and get ready for dynamic change in South Carolina's key port city, courtesy of Palmetto Railways.

From branch line to blockbuster, the Indiana Rail Road story is largely that of one man's visionary leadership: Founder and chief executive Thomas G. Hoback.

Warwick, N.Y.-based Mechanical Rubber Products Co. announced Monday, March 9, 2015 it has acquired Prestige Rubber Manufacturing Co., based in Fairfield, N.J.

Brookville, Pa.-based Brookville Equipment Corp. said Monday, March 9, 2015 it "shipped an all-new highly-customized 88-ton diesel-hydraulic yard switching locomotive to the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PSNS&IMF) in Bremerton, Wash."

Canadian Pacific on Monday, March 9, 2015 announced that Unifor members have ratified a labor agreement covering approximately 1,200 active mechanical employees working on the Class I railroad.

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