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Two shipper surveys, one on railcars, the other on rail service, conducted by Cowen and Company at the Sept. 26-28 Northeast Association of Rail Shippers (NEARS) 2017 annual conference indicated…
The Surface Transportation Board (STB) is looking to revisit and modify its longstanding rules on ex parte* communications in informal rulemaking proceedings, which up until recently have mostly been prohibited.
OmniTRAX, Inc., announced that Pierre-Luc Mathieu will lead OmniTRAX Energy Solutions (OES) as president, effective immediately. OES comprises the company’s offerings to the proppant supply chain, including terminals in several…
The U.S. Department of Transportation plans to streamline the environmental review process for multimodal projects, to speed development while removing bureaucratic obstacles.
The Association of American Railroads said U.S. rail volumes for the week ending September 23 set a new record for intermodal traffic in both the U.S. and Canada. Total U.S.…
Norfolk Southern Corp. announced that its board of directors has elected William A. Galanko and John M. Scheib to new positions of responsibility, effective Oct. 1.
The Port of Jacksonville Port Authority Board of Directors unanimously voted to hire longtime Jaxport executive Eric Green as Chief Executive Officer. Green had served as interim CEO since March.
Track projects this summer in northern Idaho are expanding capacity on a busy segment of BNSF’s Northern Corridor, and upgrading conditions on Union Pacific’s route to the Canadian border.
Former Surface Transportation Board (STB) chairman and now STB member Dan Elliott announced Sept. 25 he is resigning Sept. 30 to join, in early October, the Washington, D.C., office of…
Jacksonville-based CSX this week is partnering with Operation Lifesaver and the rail industry on Rail Safety Week Sept. 25-30, to raise public awareness about how to be safe around railroad…
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