Norfolk Southern is honoring Executive Vice President Planning and Chief Information Officer Deborah Harris Butler, who is retiring Oct. 1, 2015, by renaming its classification and intermodal yard in Memphis, Tenn., “Harris Yard.”
John Fisher has been appointed the San Francisco area manager for WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, the firm announced Sept. 28, 2015.
Richard J. Marcus will support the management of complex transportation planning projects as a senior supervising planner in the Los Angeles office of WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, the firm announced Sept. 25, 2015. He will also support planning initiatives in the firm's Orange office.
Britian's Office of Rail and Road (ORR) published its rail freight statistics for the first quarter of the 2015-16 financial year on September 24, revealing total volumes fell by 17.7% compared with the first quarter of 2014-15 to 4.6 billion net tonne-km.
I'm truly looking forward to Railway Interchange 2015 in Minneapolis next month. The first one was held here four years ago and was a huge success. This one promises to be even bigger and better and is by far, the most significant industry event of the year.