The railroads that make up the Chicago Planning Group and the Chicago Transportation Coordination Office (CTCO) in December 2015 opened the Chicago Integrated Rail Operations Center (CIROC) to monitor and facilitate efficient rail operations within Chicago.
Production of pre-stressed concrete ties has started at a new plant built in Bolivia by Bolivian Cement Company (Soboce) and equipped, set up and tested by Wegh Group, Italy.
The Bureau International des Containers (BIC) announced that Douglas Owen has been appointed Secretary General. Owen joined the BIC as Deputy Secretary General in late 2012.
Road & Rail Services, Inc. announced it was recently awarded the American Honda Motor Co., Inc. 2016 Plant Processor of the Year Performance Excellence Award.
Short line operator Rio Grande Pacific Corp. (RGPC) has promoted Anthony Pacetti to Director of Customer Service, Ft. Worth, Tex.
VIA Rail Canada (VIA Rail) announced 3Q ridership increases:
U.S. Rep. Bill Shuster (R-PA) statement on Dec. 2 on his selection by the House Republican Conference to continue serving as Chairman of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure:
Wabtec on Dec. 1 released 4Q 2016 guidance and preliminary guidance for 2017: