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Intermodal shipments sparked U.S. rail traffic for the week ending July 15 as freight totaled 540,005 carloads and intermodal units, up 3.8% compared to the prior-year period.
Thursday, 20 July 2017
20 July 2017

CP earnings hit 2Q record

Canadian Pacific Railway reported record second-quarter earnings on across-the-board improvements and ongoing volume gains through the first half of the year.
Thursday, 20 July 2017
20 July 2017

Pacific Harbor Line adds VP Hoye

Stephen Hoye has been appointed vice president of Pacific Harbor Line by parent Anacostia Rail Holdings, effective in early August.

Port of New Orleans President and Chief Executive Brandy Christian has been appointed to the Railroad-Shipper Transportation Advisory Council (RSTAC).

Wednesday, 19 July 2017
19 July 2017

Rio Tinto going driverless Down Under

Global mining conglomerate Rio Tinto says AutoHaul®—the US$518 million automation of its Western Australia Pilbara iron ore heavy-haul rail network—is progressing well, with about 20% of all train-miles now operating i ...
Wednesday, 19 July 2017
19 July 2017

Norfolk Southern slimming to nine divisions

Norfolk Southern will be consolidating its Central Division headquarters operations in Knoxville, Tenn., into three surrounding divisions “as part of ongoing efforts to enhance customer service and improve operating efficiencies.”

Wednesday, 19 July 2017
19 July 2017

For CSX, a solid second quarter

CSX said its second-quarter 2017 earnings results are based upon “improved asset utilization, cost control and fuel optimization. These operational improvements, coupled with the benefits from the management restructuring that was completed early in the second quarter, drove $90 million in effi ...
Tuesday, 18 July 2017
18 July 2017

Hop on your TriMet train with Hop Fastpass

Passengers on six transit services in the Portland-Vancouver Metropolitan Area on July 17 began using Hop Fastpass™, a regional open-payments electronic fare collection (e-fare ) system implemented by INIT Innovations in Transp ...
Tuesday, 18 July 2017
18 July 2017

TRAC Intermodal upgrades booking portal

TRAC Intermodal has upgraded EZBook, its web-based portal for daily chassis rentals. The new EZBook 2.0 enhancements “make booking a chassis easier and faster and give the user more control over the entire transaction,” the company claims.

Monday, 17 July 2017
17 July 2017

Knipper joins HNTB in New Orleans

Gay M. Knipper joined HNTB as senior program manager and vice president, specializing in program and construction management. She is based in the firm's New Orleans office and works with clients throughout the country.

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