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The Coalition for America’s Gateways and Trade Corridors (CAGTC) Tuesday expressed support for plans by the Obama Administration, in its 2012 Department of Transportation budget recommendations, calling for creating a new national freight plan and policy. CAGTC is a coalition of mo ...
Union Pacific has launched a new Plant-to-Port transportation and transload program that it says will initially serve distillers dried grains (DDG) customers but is designed to handle bulk grain and processed grain products. The program provides customer product transfer from covered hop ...
Seven railroad labor organizations have petitioned the Federal Railroad Administration for enhanced safety standards to protect rail workers and the public from hazmat accidents. Citing a “doubling in the number of damaged or leaking hazardous materials containers shipped by rail&r ...
More than 100 OBIS trains on run by Nederlandse Spoorwegen (Netherlands Railways, or NS) are now equipped with onboard WiFi capabilities, according to Nomad Digital. ...
28 March 2011

TRANSCAER

TRANSCAER® (Transportation Community Awareness and Emergency Response) has launched a nationwide Anhydrous Ammonia Training Tour, to educate and train officials in 27 states across the country on emergency response to anhydrous ammonia incidents. TRANSCAER is a voluntary, nationwi ...
Wabtec Corp. said Monday that that it has increased its 2011 earnings per diluted share guidance to between $3.15 and $3.25, based on full-year revenue growth of about 15%. This compares with earlier guidance of $2.90 per share and 10% revenue growth. The company also said it expects 20 ...
Udine, Italy-based Eurotech S.p.A., a supplier of embedded technologies, products, and systems, said Monday its ISIS XL embedded computer has been chosen as one of two hardware reference designs for Positive Train Control by Meteorcomm, LLC. The company says all PTC Wayside Messaging S ...
Fairport, N.Y.-based RailComm said Monday a “major western railroad” has added RailComm’s Blue Flag Indicator (BFI) System. The system allows users to apply blue flag protection to fueling tracks through the use of centrally located field control panels. ...
From an operating ratio of 87.8% in 2014, CSX has come a long way. By focusing on customer service, sound pricing, and tight cost controls, CSXcut the percentage of revenue consumed by operating costs to 77.7% in 2006, 75.6% in 2008, and 71.1% in 2010 .On Thursday, CSX told the 2011 J.P. Morgan A ...
Trinity Industries issued a new projection Thursday calling for the production by all builders of an average of 48,450 new freight cars a year over the next five years. The range is from roughly 30,000 in 2011 rising to around 60,000 in 2015. In the final hour of trading on the New York St ...
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