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East Coast ports opened a new era in shipping as the Ultra Large Container Vessel CMA CGM Theodore Roosevelt recently called the ports of Virginia, Savannah and Charleston for the…
Citing improving conditions and strong efforts by m/w crews, rail service impacted by Hurricane Harvey on most BNSF subdivisions in the Houston area and throughout southeastern Texas has been restored.…
Cowen and Company is “not as concerned as many investors are about slowing volume growth,” says Managing Director and Railway Age Wall Street Contributing Editor Jason Seidl. Though North American…
VIA Rail is coyly dripping details of its desired route for dedicated “High Frequency Rail” (HFR) service linking Quebec City, Montreal and Toronto as it seeks to build political support…
Oct. 31, 2017 marks the 30th anniversary for Montana Rail Link, a Class II regional operating more than 900 miles of main line and branch trackage from Jones Junction (Huntley),…
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.
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