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The House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee’s Panel on 21st Century Freight Transportation, chaired by Rep. John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-Tenn.), will hold a roundtable meeting on May 15 to examine…
Hands-on safety training was a key feature at Union Pacific’s recent ethanol rail safety conference. Approximately 90 participants representing more than 15 ethanol shippers traveled from a 500-mile radius to…
The American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association (AREMA) is offering the third of its successful railroad technology tours, to be held Sept. 4-14, 2013.
Remember the Chevrolet Vega and its Pontiac equivalent, the Astre? These cars were shipped long-distance in a rather unusual manner.
Iowa Pacific Holdings, LLC announced on May 10 that it has reached a preliminary understanding with two institutional investors for up to $35 million of new capital that will be…
On May 10, one day after Norfolk Southern’s annual shareholders meeting in Williamsburg, Va., Chairman, CEO, and President Wick Moorman announced the appointment of James A. Squires as President of…
SYSTRA has promoted Joseph Sais, P.E., to Executive Vice President, Engineering. In this capacity, Sais will oversee the firm’s U.S.-based Infrastructure, Traction Power, Systems, and Construction Management and Program Management…
Norfolk Southern Corp. “has made great strides over its 30-year history, posting its best-ever performance over the past two years—and the best is still to come,” CEO Wick Moorman told…
Kawasaki Rail Car, Inc. on May 9 joined with New York State officials, elected representatives, and transportation professionals to celebrate 25 years of manufacturing railcars at its Yonkers, N.Y., plant.…
The Association of American Railroads has reported an increase in traffic for the week ending May 4, 2013, with total U.S. weekly carloads of 283,916 up 2.8%, compared with the…
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