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Reflecting growing tension within the Twin Cities, BNSF is using its media-specific website, now six months old, to counter what it says is misleading information supplied by the Star-Tribune, serving Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minn,, involving railroad safety issues. “BNSF wants to ass ...
It’s not the first city this fall to receive for display a prototype streetcar built by Clackamas, Ore.-based United Streetcar LLC—but Salt Lake City stands out as one municipality actually ready to consider buying the product. ...
--> The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey has released a preliminary $7.2 billion budget for 2011 that designates $3.9 billion for capital spending. Included is $247 million for new PATH railcars and signaling improvements. The biggest single planned expenditure is ...
A Chinese high speed trainset broke a world record Friday, Dec. 3, for the fastest unmodified revenue-service train, reaching 481.1 kph (298.9 mph), Chinese state media reported. News of the purported world speed record first appeared on CNN. ...
MTA New York City Transit—and for that matter the entire Metropolitan Transportation Authority—has been hardening its rail infrastructure against terrorist attack, comparable to actions taken by ...
The Federal Railroad Administration said it has awarded the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) $450,000 to conduct studies for potential rail service between the Northeast Corridor through the First State and toward Maryland’s Delmarva Peninsula region.  ...
Russian Railways (RZD) says it plans to acquire 1,250 locomotives between 2011 and 2013, at a cost of roughly 112 billion rubles, or about $3.6 billion. RZD President Vladimir Yakunin, explaining the planned move, said, “The locomotive fleet has traditionally been one of the key el ...

Kansas City Southern has launched a new branding initiativehighlighting its capabilities throughout North America. 

The new brand incorporates the existing red logos of KansasCity Southern Railway Co., Kansas City Southern de Mexico SA de CV, and PanamaCanal Railway Co., along with the tag line “Business Without Borders.”

KCS said it will begin using the new brand on marketingmaterials, videos, print materials, and online efforts.

“KCS has both a proud history anda very bright future,” KCS CEO David Starling said in a statement. “Our unique cross-border franchise, with access to keyports on the Gulf of Mexico and Pacific Ocean, and strategic relationships withrail, truck and ocean shipping partners, truly allows KCS to offertransportation solutions to move our customers’ goods anywhere in the world.” 

 

--> Kansas City Southern has launched a new branding initiativehighlighting its capabilities throughout North America. The new brand incorporates the existing red logos of KansasCity Southern Railway Co., Kansas City Southern de Mexi ...
Local military families in and around aptly named North Pole, Idaho, were given a Holiday Express train trip Wednesday courtesy of BNSF. BNSF boarded roughly 300 people at its Hauser, Idaho, refueling stop for a 90-minute train trip, as a show of appreciation for those in military service. ...
U.S. freight carload traffic rose 3.2% for the week ending Nov. 27, measured against the comparable week in 2009, the Association of American Railroads reported Thursday. AAR noted the 2009 comparison week included the Thanksgiving Day holiday. U.S. intermodal traffic for the week was up 10.8% compa ...
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