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North Carolina's state legislature Thursday approveda budget that restores state funding contributions for Charlotte's $1 billion Lynx Blue Line light rail extension to University City. The extension's prospects have been…
Canadian Pacific and U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. Friday announced a multi-year agreement for the movement of frac sand from U.S. Silica's newest mining and processing facility in Sparta, Wis., as…
Union Pacific, which dates its beginning to the signing of the Pacific Railway Act by President Abraham Lincoln in 1862, announced Thursday that it making a 150-year timeline eBook available free in…
BNSF Railway announced that it has presented 98 customers with the railroad's 15th Annual Product Stewardship Award for the safe transportation of hazardous materials by rail during 2011.
Canadian, Mexican, and U.S. intermodal volume increased for the week ending June 16, 2012, measured against the comparable week in 2011, even as freight carload volume fell in each nation,…
The $7.9 million TIGER IV grant announced Wednesday by the Department of Transportation, bestowed to the Vermont Agency of Transportation and the New England Central Railroad (NECR), will boost efforts…
The federal government Wednesday announced its distribution of TIGER IV (Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery) discretionary grants. While many "rail-related" projects were identified, some of those deal more with adjacent…
The industry spends close to $1 billion annually replacing bad wheelsets. What can be done to reduce this cost, and to improve safety? To state the obvious, round wheels are…
It took a series of petty thefts in 1847 on the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad in the City of Baltimore to see the need for special law enforcement protection for…
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