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Representatives of InnoTrans 2012 note the deadline for registering is Feb. 15, “only four weeks,” for the event, set on the Berlin Exhibition Grounds in Germany Sept. 18-21.

Registration is now open for this year’s Railroad Day on Capitol Hill, set for Thursday, March 8. Attendance is open to all Class I, II, and III railroad personnel, shippers, state and local government representatives, as well as members from the supplier community with an interest in furtherin ...
Norfolk Southern has loaded the largest volume cargo in the history of its Pier 6 coal transloading facility at Lamberts Point in Norfolk, Va. Early on Jan. 12, NS finished loading 159,941.45 net tons (145,097.93 metric tons) of metallurgical coal into the M/V Cape Dover, destined for China. That ...

When you talk with Kansas City Southern President and CEO David L. Starling about how KCS, the smallest Class I in mileage, has extended its reach and developed new frontiers, you quickly find out that “making the right connections” has a whole new meaning.

In long-range perspective, the story of North American passenger rail is one of extraordinary growth. The story isn’t over.

Hunter Harrison, CN’s iconic former chief executive and a Railway AgeRailroader of the Year recipient who is now retired in Florida raising show horses, has been approached to run Canadian Pacific Railway.

On Jan. 3 the Railway Supply Institute noted a lobbying effort by the trucking industry could encourage Congress to increase truck sizes and/or truck weight on the nation's roadways in the next surface transportation bill, now being considered; in both the House and the Senate.RSI calls this effo ...
Ferrocarril Mexicano, S.A. de C.V. (Ferromex) said Friday it took delivery last month of an additional 38 SD70Ace locomotives from Electro-Motive Diesel. Ferromex noted it had placed 44 other new SD70ACe locomotives into service earlier in 2011.  ...
California High-Speed Rail Authority Chairman Thomas J. Umberg announced Thursday that CEO Roelof van Ark had resigned from the authority, effective in two months.

CF Rail Services, said Thursday that as of the New Year, it has assumed the operations of the railcar repair facility located at 205 Douglas Street in Longview, Wash.

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