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SYSTRA has acquired bridge design company International Bridge Technologies (IBT).
Knee-jerks are part of business, one of the risks of doing business. As for knees, like most people, I have two of them, and as for jerks, I’ve been one,…
Canadian Pacific is donating US$50,000 to the American Red Cross to help with Hurricane Harvey relief efforts and will match all employee contributions.
UPDATED Sept. 1, 2017: As conditions gradually improve along the U.S. Gulf Coast, BNSF said its engineering crews “are making significant progress in restoring rail service and facility operations in…
Working with Rockwell Collins, Amtrak plans to equip approximately 310 diesel-electric locomotives with Positive Train Control (PTC) technology to comply with the Dec. 31, 2018 federal deadline mandated by the…
Union Pacific provided a second quarter update on its progress regarding implementation of Positive Train Control (PTC) and notes it has made strides toward its 2018 goal.
Intermodal traffic again outpaced overall rail freight for the week ending August 26 as imports flowed in for the retail holiday season, according to the Association of American Railroads.
The Surface Transportation Board on Aug. 30 rejected an application filed by Great Lakes Basin Transportation, Inc. (GLBT) for authority to construct and operate a rail line in the states…
Watching Washington, August 2017 Railway Age: Free-market philosopher Ayn Rand, an émigré from the economic horrors of the command-and-control Soviet Union, was celebrated as the Reagan Administration’s “novelist laureate.” Alan…
Union Pacific said it has begun the process of inspecting and repairing track and other infrastructure following the destructive effects of Hurricane Harvey.
The Port of Prince Rupert in British Columbia, Canada, celebrated the completion of the two-year "Phase 2 North" expansion of DP World's Fairview Container Terminal with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.
Kansas City Southern (KCS) and Bulkmatic Transport Company (Bulkmatic)—the former once again reaffirming the importance of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)—intend to form a 50/50 joint venture to…
Catastrophic flooding in the Houston, Tex., area and other parts of southeastern Texas from Hurricane Harvey continues to cause major disruptions to BNSF Railway service and operations in the region.…
Amid suspended operations throughout the region, Union Pacific pledged $250,000 to support Hurricane Harvey relief efforts.
The Port of Los Angeles and GE Transportation are expanding a digital supply chain pilot program to include all container terminals and shipping lines at the port.
A friend and colleague sent the following letter to, among others, Dr. Amanda Emo, Fatigue Program Manager, Risk Reduction Program Division, Office of Safety Analysis, Federal Railroad Administration, regarding obstructive…
Improved carload traffic has led BNSF Railway to recall about 4,000 of a total 5,000 workers furloughed in 2016.
Vertex Railcar Corp. recently hired Barry Waters as Regional Sales Manager, overseeing sales and leasing activity in the Southeast.
The Port of Virginia will purchase four new ship-to-shore cranes as part of the $320-million expansion of Virginia International Gateway (VIG).
The Association of American Railroads reported U.S. rail traffic for the week ending August 19 was 554,021 carloads and intermodal units, up 4.4% from the same week a year ago.
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