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The National Business Group on Health (NBGH) has named Union Pacific (UP) among the Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles for 2015, marking the 11th year UP has received the award, the railroad announced on August 5, 2015.

BNSF Railway has honored Pasco, Wash. with the inaugural BNSF Railway Heritage Award, which recognizes towns that embrace their past, present and future ties to freight rail.

An initial public consultation will begin on August 11, 2015 on proposals to expand the light rail network in Charlotte, N.C.

The Surface Transportation Board’s (STB) Office of Environmental Analysis (OEA) has issued a notice extending the deadline—for a second time—for filing comments on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Tong ...
Maxwell Technologies, Inc., a U.S. developer and manufacturer of ultracapacitor-based energy storage solutions has signed a long-term strategic partnership agreement with China Railway Rolling Stock Corporation (CRRC-SRI, formerly CNR-SRI), a ...

In reporting weekly U.S. rail traffic, as well as volumes for July 2015 and the first seven months of 2015, the Association of American Railroads (AAR) revealed on August 5, 2015 that U.S. carload traffic in July dropped 6.5%, while intermodal saw a gain of 3.5% from July 2014.

Chicago Freight Car Leasing Co. (CFCL), a premier lessor of railcars to industrial, agricultural, and food product shippers and railroads, has promoted two of its employees, the company announced July 31, 2015.

Miller Ingenuity has signed an exclusive distribution agreement with DuraForce Company, LLC, to sell the DuraForce™ Fastener Systems, the company announced August 4, 2015.

Deborah H. Butler, Executive Vice President Planning and Chief Information Officer of Norfolk Southern (NS) will be retiring, effective Oct. 1, 2015, NS President and CEO Jim Squires announced August 4.

Canadian Pacific (CP) has reached a tentative six-year agreement with Brotherhood Railway Carmen (BRC-TCU), a division of the Transportation and Communications Union/Internation ...
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