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A 90-car Alabama & Gulf Coast Railway CBR (crude by rail) train derailed and exploded in a rural area of western Alabama early on Friday, Nov. 8, 2013, leaving 26…
Wisconsin’s arch-conservative, Tea-Party-favorite governor, Scott Walker, may have gotten more than he bargained for (or didn’t bargain for) when he killed his state’s department of transportation plan to acquire new…
The Columbia Basin Railroad (CBRR) delivered its first unit train of canola seed for Pacific Coast Canola (PCC) at PCC’s facility in Warden, Wash. on the morning of Nov. 7,…
Bombardier Transportation has joined the Association of American Railroads as a new Gold Associate Member.
November 08, 2013

A closer look at LNG

Over its roughly 200 years of history, the North American railroad industry has been shaped by numerous technological milestones, among which are steel rail, automatic knuckle couplers, air brakes, signals,…
A model of efficiency and productivity, CN is investing strategically in its network to assure a safe, fluid system, and grow its service-oriented business.
CSX Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Fredrik Eliasson, in a presentation at the Baird Industrials Conference in Chicago, said that intermodal, “a key driver of growth,'’ now represents…
November 07, 2013

APTA, UNIFE sign MOU

The European Rail Industry Association (UNIFE) and the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) “to reinforce ties between the European and American rail sectors.”
Vice President Joe Biden and Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx visited CSX's Northwest Ohio Intermodal Terminal in Wood County on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013. The event was Biden’s most recent…
U.S. freight traffic continued gaining ground in the week ending Nov. 2, 2013, the Association of American Railroads reported Thursday, Nov. 7, capping significant and sustained gains registered during the…
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