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Tradepoint Atlantic, the 3,100-acre multimodal global logistics center near Baltimore, announced that locally-headquartered convenience store chain Royal Farms has signed a long-term lease.
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) blamed ignored procedures and a fractured safety culture for the April 3, 2016, derailment of Amtrak train 89 near Chester, Penn.
Services were held for Helmut Schroeder, 78, founder of Railquip Inc., a supplier of rail and maintenance of way equipment, who died Oct. 30 following an illness.
Rehabilitation projects to rail infrastructure have been included in a funding commitment from the governments of Canada and Quebec to improve the Montréal area's transit system.
November 14, 2017

Juanita Campbell, 74

A Norfolk Southern locomotive engineer with whom I occasionally traded greetings at crew-change time died at home in Virginia on Oct. 31. That’s not the news. The news is that…
Financial Edge, November 2017: Last month’s Railroad Financial Desk Book identified the influx of new investment capital as a cause for concern for railcar investors. Not discussed was that as…
The New York & Atlantic Railway (NY&A), Waste Management of New York (WMNY) and the New York City Department of Sanitation have joined forces on a Locomotive Repower Project to…
Union Pacific and Katoen Natie broke ground on a new state-of-the-art plastic packaging facility in Dallas.
Metra, the commuter rail division of Chicago’s Regional Transportation Authority, approved a 2018 budget that raises fares and cuts some trains in a bid to close a $45-million operating deficit.
Amsted Rail, the longtime supplier of trucks and related components to the freight rail market, has unveiled Amsted Rail Transit, a broad portfolio of products for the passenger rail sector.

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