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Canadian pension fund Caisse de Dépôt et Placement du Québec (CDPQ) Infra has reached an agreement with CN to purchase infrastructure for its planned 41.5-mile (67 km) Metropolitan Electric Network (REM) automated metro project ...
25 August 2016

Crude Quarter

The Association of American Railroads (AAR) updated on Aug. 24, 2016 crude oil carload numbers for second-quarter 2016:

Groundbreaking ceremonies were held in Fort Worth, North Richmond Hills, and Grapevine, Tex., on Aug. 24, 2016, to officially launch construction on the $996 million Tex Rail commuter rail project.

Archer Daniels Midland Company and the Midwest Inland Port announced August 23 that their collaborative logistics and marketing efforts are driving increased container shipments over ADM's pr ...
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported for the week ending August 20, 2016, total U.S. weekly rail traffic was 531,484 carloads and intermodal units, down 6.4% compared with the same week last year. Grain traffic saw a significant increase and moto ...

The Railway Industrial Clearance Association (RICA) announced its selection for 2016 Railroad of the Year: Union Pacific.

The American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA) released the following statement by President Linda Bauer Darr in response to the Amtrak Board of Directors’ ...

The government of Canada and the province of Ontario reached an agreement that makes C$2.97 billion (US$2.3 billion) in combined funding available for infrastructure improvements in the province.

Surface Transportation Board Chairman Daniel R. Elliott III is discontinuing the practice of sending an annual letter to the railroad industry asking Class I and other railroads to comment on their end-of-year outlook for traffic volumes and op ...
Canadian mining company KWG Resources announced on August 22 that it has signed a framework strategic cooperation agreement with China Railway First Survey and Design Institute Group (FSDI) to carry out a bankable feasibility study for a multi-user railway l ...
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