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The Association of American Railroads said U.S. rail traffic for the week ending July 29 was 550,356 carloads and intermodal units, up 2.5% from the same week a year ago.
Frauscher Sensor Technology USA Inc. will be exhibiting its Frauscher Tracking Solutions (FTS) at Railway Interchange 2017 at booth 1801, where visitors “can learn more about inductive wheel sensors, reliable…
The U.S. Surface Transportation Board has issued a decision determining the railroad industry's cost of capital for 2016. In Railroad Cost of Capital—2016, Docket No. EP 558 (Sub-No. 20), the…
Short line railroads continue to emphasize their role as a critical economic link and job provider in events with elected representatives.
Freight infrastructure improvements, particularly in rural locations, are a priority for the U.S. Department of Transportation’s latest round of awards.
August 09, 2017

Stephen C. Tobias, 72

Stephen C. Tobias, former Norfolk Southern Vice Chairman and Chief Operations Officer, died Aug. 7. He was 72.
The Georgia Ports Authority reported record fiscal year results and approved the purchase of six new ship-to-shore cranes at its July board meeting.
The Federal Railroad Administration and Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration have withdrawn a proposed rule that would have regulated actions addressing sleep apnea for workers in safety-sensitive positions.
CN announced that the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference – Conductors, Trainpersons and Yardpersons (TCRC-CTY) union that represents the company's conductors and yard crews in Canada has ratified a new collective…
Former Bombardier Transportation executive Andrew Robbins has been named executive director and chief executive of the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation.

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