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San Antonio-based NuStar Energy L.P. has signed an agreement with two subsidiaries of Houston-based EOG Resources to construct a rail offloading facility in St. James, La., to service crude oil production and natural gas hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”) activity in the U.S. ...
Norfolk, Va., will open the newest U.S. light rail transit service for passengers next Friday, August 19, with opening ceremonies beginning Thursday evening at MacArthur Square Station in downtown Norfolk. But a careless automobile driver got a one-week jump on the opening day event, hitting a te ...
Illinois, Pennsylvania, New York, and Texas lead the list of 11 states that host “the largest concentration of railway supply companies in terms of number of facilities, total number of employees, and total sales,” the Railway Supply Institute announced Thursday. ...
U.S. freight carload traffic for the week ending August 6, 2011, was up a “modest” 0.4% compared with the same week last year, the Association of American Railroads reported Thursday. U.S. intermodal volume for the week improved somewhat more, up 1.9%, compared with the same week last ye ...
A proposal for a C$950 million light rail transit network serving Greater Victoria, British Columbia, continues to garner vocal support from numerous public officials. “In public transit's analysis, by any long shot, LRT trumps the bus rapid transit and that's important. The eco ...
The California Transportation Commission on Wednesday approved $40 million for a 10-mile BART extension to San Jose extension Wednesday, along with road projects including carpool lanes along highways that roughly parallel the BART extension. Construction on BART and the highway improvem ...
The seven U.S. Class I railroads earned net income totaling $2.76 billion in the second quarter of 2011, up 15.6% from the prior-year quarter, on revenue ton-miles that increased 3.45% to 425.1 billion. In reporting these and other results, the railroads cited strong pricing as a factor. ...
Press reports from China Wednesday said Premier Wen Jiabao has told state media that the government will suspend approval of new railway projects while it conducts safety checks to address concerns rising from the high speed train collision last month that killed 40 people. Wen reportedl ...
The National Labor Relations Board has approved a settlement of unfair-labor-practice charges against Hyundai Rotem USA Corp. and TTA Philadelphia L.L.C. The charges were brought by Transport Workers Union Local 234.
Downtown light rail service in North Carolina’s state capital is getting political traction, with the Raleigh City Council approving a plan for LRT, named the D6 route, through the west side of downtown along Harrington Avenue. ...
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