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Understanding the dynamic North American revenue-earning rail equipment fleet is important to logistics system stakeholders including railroads, shippers, financial institutions, car builders, suppliers, and others associated with the industry. Railinc’s annual analysis of the fleet is focuse ...
For the fifth time in six weeks, U.S. freight rail traffic gained ground against the comparable week in 2013 and, not surprisingly, that contributed to increased traffic totals for the month of March, according to data released Thursday, April 3, 2014 by the Association of American Railroads. ...
Thousands of military veterans are returning to civilian life, and Amtrak is actively recruiting them “to bring their leadership, strong work ethic, and high-tech skills to America's Railroad®,” said President and CEO and Vietnam veteran Joe Boardman following a tour of the National World ...
The Detroit Department of Transportation (DDOT) has awarded a contract to Parsons Brinckerhoff for on-call services for transit infrastructure improvements in the Detroit area. ...
CSX on April 2, 2014 announced the winners of its 20th annual Chemical Safety Excellence Award, “representing dozens of customers recognized by CSX for their commitment to safe transportation of hazardous materials by rail.”
Winona, Minn.-based Miller Ingenuity (formerly Miller Felpax), a supplier of gear case seals, locomotive truck parts kits, and heavy-duty wear parts, has acquired Buffalo Grove, Ill.-based Larry McGee Co., a supplier of onboard- and office-based communications interface panels and systems for t ...
The Surface Transportation Board announced Wednesday, April 2, 2014 that it is seeking written comments from the public in advance of a future public hearing "to explore both the Board's methodology for determining railroad revenue adequacy and the revenue adequacy component used by the Board in ...
CSX affiliate Evansville Western Railway has begun operations at CSX Intermodal Terminals Inc.’s new Central Florida Intermodal Logistics Center (ILC) intermodal terminal in Winter Hav ...

Though friction continues from various quarters, a compromise plan for Southwest Light Rail Transit, linking Minneapolis with Eden Prairie, Minn., is gaining support from several parties—but not all.

Harsco Corp. division Harsco Rail, a global supplier of railway track maintenance and construction equipment, has appointed Craig Fairley as the new Plant Manager of its Columbia, S.C., production facility.
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