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The Greenbrier Cos. Wednesday released results for the company’s fiscal fourth quarter ended August 31, with net earnings of $7.7 million, or 33 cents per diluted share, compared with net earnings of $6.1 million, also 33 cents per diluted share, in the prior year’s fourth quarter. ...
B. Kelly Elkin and Mark E. Meitzen, economists with Laurits R. Christensen Associates, say that “President Carter was exactly right” when he pledged, after signing the Staggers Rail Act 30 years ago: “By stripping away needless and costly regulation in favor of marketplace forces w ...

Thermo King said late Monday it is launching two new refrigerated rail units in time for the Intermodal Association of North America’s Intermodal Expo, Nov.14-16, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

The company says its SB-210RR+ will be on display at the Expo at the Thermo King booth (#911); it also is introducing the SB-310RR+. The company’s website notes both models “incorporate the latest fuel-saving technologies while delivering the BTU performance the market demands.”

The units, powered by TK486V engines, exceed “EPA Interim Tier 4 requirements for NOx and particulate matter emissions,” the company says.

 

--> Thermo King said late Monday it is launching two new refrigerated rail units in time for the Intermodal Association of North America’s Intermodal Expo, Nov.14-16, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.The company says its SB-210RR+ will be on ...
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported Monday that intermodal traffic in October was up 14.0% from October 2009 and up 1.2% from October 2008. ...
In a letter Monday to Amtrak employees, President and CEO Joseph Boardman said Amtrak was “announcing an agreement with French National Railways (SNCF) and Bechtel Infrastructure Corporation to bid for the contract to design, build, operate, maintain and finance Florida’s planned high ...
Amtrak spokesman Cliff Cole confirmed Monday that Amtrak and New Jersey Transit are in “preliminary discussions” to revive and revise a project to construct a new rail tunnel between Manhattan and New Jersey. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie killed the project Oct. 27 because he said th ...
Canadian National’s supply chain initiative has racked up another success story. Putting the concept to work at CN’s Autoport Terminal in Halifax has reduced dwell times for European import vehicles by approximately 25% since implementation last spring, CN said Monday. ...
Ansaldo STS said Monday subsidiary Ansaldo STS Sweden AB has won an 80 million euro ($111.3 million) contract from Storstockholms Lokaltrafik (Greater Stockholm Public Transport) for resignaling the Stockholm Underground. ...
Bombardier Transportation said Monday that the company, in partnership with its customer, the Guangzhou Metro Corp. (GMC), Guangzhou Municipality, People’s Republic of China (PRC), has successfully delivered its INNOVIA APM 100 automated people mover (APM) system in Guangzhou into service. The ...
As the Dow Jones Industrial Average Ave reached a level Thursday that wiped out its recession losses, five of North America’s six major railroad were setting records of their own. New 12-monh highs were were set by CSX, which climbed from a low of 42.05 to 62.53; Canadian Pacific, ...
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