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csx-re-opens-chicago-locomotive-shop
December 18, 2014
CSX on Dec. 18, 2014 celebrated the re-opening of the Chicago Locomotive Shop at Barr Yard in Riverdale, Ill. The historic facility, which had been shut down in 1992, reopened in November 2104 following significant upgrades and will be fully...
north-american-freight-rail-gains-continue
December 18, 2014
U.S. freight rail traffic continued gaining over 2013 levels in the week ending Dec. 13, 2014, the Association of American Railroads said Thursday, Dec. 18. U.S. freight carload traffic rose a substantial 12.1% measured against the comparable week in 2013, while...
December 18, 2014
Fairport, N.Y.-based RailComm said Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014 it has "migrated to a new datacenter in response to increased operations through its hosted delivery service." The new datacenter is home to RailComms' Domain Operations Controller (DOC®) platform, software that is currently...
auto-truck-group-announces-new-facility
December 18, 2014
Auto Truck Group on Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014 announced a new work truck and commercial van upfitting and manufacturing facility in O'Fallon, Mo., set to open before month's end. The 40,000 square foot facility includes enough space to upfit more than...
gooden-mongeau-elliott-headline-mars-winter-meeting
December 18, 2014
Safety, service, and schedule, “some of the most challenging issues currently facing businesses that ship goods via railroad,” will be the focus at the Jan. 14–15, 2105 Winter Meeting of the Midwest Association of Rail Shippers (MARS), which will feature...

csx-opens-montreal-intermodal-terminal
December 17, 2014
CSX has opened its new Valleyfield Intermodal Terminal in Salaberry-de-Valleyfield near Montreal, Quebec, expanding the railroad’s intermodal network capacity...
45-g-tax-credit-extended
December 17, 2014
U.S. Senate approval Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014, of 45-G, by a 76-to-16 vote, has assured passage of the measure, part of H.R. 5771, The Tax Increase Prevention...
cp-welcomes-cab-monitoring-technology
December 17, 2014
Canadian Pacific has reviewed the Canadian Transportation Safety Board’s report on the collision between two CP freight trains near Dunmore, Alberta in May, 2013...
apta-rail-powers-3q-transit-ridership-gains
December 17, 2014
More than 2.7 billion trips were taken on U.S. public transportation in the third quarter of 2014, up 1.8% from the comparable quarter in 2013, according...
ttc-oks-station-debit-credit-card-use
December 17, 2014
Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) customers will be able to use debit and credit cards to purchase fares at fare booths beginning New Year's Day, 2015. TTC...