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Rail freight traffic continues to recover this year, and the industry posted its safest year on record last year, the Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported on March 22. Coal…
The Georgia Ports Authority commissioned the first of four new neo-panamax ship-to-shore container cranes at its Garden City Terminal, Savannah.
The Georgia Ports Authority saw its busiest February for total cargo, moving 2.94 million tons across all docks in February, up 10% from the same month in 2016, and second…
Norfolk Southern's safety train will stop in 23 cities during 2017 as part of its Operation Awareness & Response (OAR) program, which provides first responders with free training on how…
CN will shut down its Escanaba iron ore docks at the end of April, bringing to a close 165 years of ore shipping from Michigan’s Upper Peninsula port.
Canadian Pacific and the United Steelworkers Local 1976 reached a tentative five-year labor agreement covering approximately 600 administrative support and intermodal employees in Canada.
Residents of Bellevue, Ohio have filed a class-action lawsuit against Norfolk Southern over what they charge is excessive noise from Moorman Yard.
The Department of Transportation's Federal Railroad Administration released a status update today on railroads' progress implementing positive train control (PTC) systems in the fourth quarter of 2016.
The Coalition for America’s Gateways and Trade Corridors (CAGTC) called on President Donald Trump and Congress to fund the Department of Transportation’s Transportation Investments Generating Economic Recovery program, or TIGER,…
Deep snowpack at higher elevations, an early spring thaw, and heavy rainfall are severely affecting rail lines in the Pacific Northwest, particularly in the panhandle of northern Idaho.
Trimble announced that it is partnering with Alsip, Ill.-based Railhead Corp. to integrate real-time remote monitoring, diagnostics and on-board video to enhance locomotive asset utilization and productivity.
Eliminating Amtrak’s long-distance trains, curtailing the FTA’s New-Starts program, eliminating the TIGER (Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery) discretionary grant program, and privatizing the FAA air traffic control system are among…
Two months into the Trump Administration, the Washington Post says his nomination process, leading to Senate confirmation, is moving more slowly than any in history. The New York Times describes…
The Association of American Railroads (AAR), in reporting U.S. rail traffic for the week ending March 11, 2017, noted that total U.S. weekly rail traffic was 510,638 carloads and intermodal…
Former New York MTA Chairman and CEO Tom Prendergast was honored as Railway Age’s 54th Railroader of the Year at a dinner of the Western Railway Club on March 14…
With collective bargaining between 13 labor unions and the nation’s Class I freight railroads (plus some regionals and short lines) over wages, benefits and work rules in its third fitful…
When the Financial Edge last addressed the topic of Hunter Harrison, it was during the failed takeover of Norfolk Southern (NS) by Canadian Pacific (CP). Pursuit of NS was not…
The Railway Management Certificate Program (RMCP) at the Michigan State University Eli Broad College of Business is offering two new short seminars for key management issues and opportunities facing the…
The Jacksonville Port Terminal Railroad (JXPT) officially began services on March 8.
Amtrak CEO Wick Moorman reiterated his railroad's commitment in a letter to seeing rail service restored along the Gulf Coast.
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