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Railcar builder Greenbrier Companies reported sales and earnings that beat estimates, and announced a new railcar lease agreement worth more than $1 billion.
The derailment and resulting fire involving a Union Pacific ethanol train in March included older DOT-111 tank cars, according to a preliminary government report.
The Surface Transportation Board proposed new rules to help improve and expedite rail rate reasonableness cases.
The American Consumer Institute (ACI), a 501c(3) non-profit educational organization with no  ties to the U.S. freight railroad industry, is speaking out against what it calls “continued attempts to overregulate…
A U.S. District Court Judge in Alabama dismissed a lawsuit by CSX alleging a state tax on diesel fuel discriminated against railroads.
Georgetown Rail Equipment Company (GREX) has appointed David Friss  Director of Process Improvement.
The future of a bill aimed at regulating Brightline, South Florida’s private passenger rail operation, is in question after a House committee this week postponed a vote on the measure.
The House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure on Wednesday approved legislation involving passenger rail.
U.S. rail traffic totaled 526,471 carloads and intermodal units for the week ending March 25, 2017, up 12% compared with the same week last year, the Association of American Railroads…
I have stressed many times in this blog, and in my monthly magazine columns—at times in harsh terms that may have offended some people who, for reasons I can’t quite…
The Trump administration should make infrastructure investment a priority, a Class I railroad executive told a U.S. port conference.
CN and Duluth Cargo Connect announced a new alliance establishing the first rail-served intermodal container ramp in the Twin Ports of Duluth, Minn., and Superior, Wisc.
What has been will be again; what has been done will be done again. There is nothing new under the sun. Is there anything of which one can say, “Look!…
One of Keith Creel’s first acts upon becoming Canadian Pacific CEO in February was a call to his counterpart at the union representing the railway’s train and engine (T&E) crews.…
CN announced plans to repurchase up to 1.8 million of its common shares of stock as part of a repurchase program.
Union Pacific announced it is consolidating its Pocatello Service Unit management with its Portland and Utah service units, effective April 1.
Canadian National and motor carrier TFI International are renewing their collaboration to grow domestic intermodal business in markets across Canada.
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…
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