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The Port of Everett, Wash., has begun construction on a new rail siding to handle the movement of international cargo.
Two of the largest U.S. over-the-road motor carriers have announced a deal that further strengthens their positions as leading providers of intermodal services.
A planned rail logistics hub on the site of a former steel mill near Baltimore took a major step forward this week, signing on a key player as both a…
BNSF Railway recognized 65 employees for their outstanding achievements in 2016 at the annual Employees of the Year ceremony in Fort Worth.
U.S. carload shipments of coal continued stronger while petrochemicals fell off in the week ending April 8, according to the Association of American Railroads.
Union Pacific (UP) is investing approximately $77.1 million in Oregon infrastructure this year to increase safety and efficiency.
As United Airlines is learning, the grabbing by the arms of a fare-paying, law-abiding 69-year-old passenger, and forcibly dragging him through the aisle for removal from an aircraft for no…
The Federal Maritime Commission has approved an agreement allowing the Georgia Ports Authority and the Virginia Port Authority to cooperate as an East Coast gateway for containerized cargo.
Norfolk Southern awarded its 2016 Thoroughbred Chemical Safety Award to 55 customers, recognizing their safe handling of rail-shipped hazardous materials products.
Canadian Pacific On April 9 commemorated the centennial of World War I’s Battle of Vimy Ridge “and the ultimate sacrifice made by more than 3,500 Canadians in a military victory…
Cowen and Company’s First-quarter Rail Shipper and Rail Equipment Surveys indicate general optimism about a business environment that appears to be recovering and is “slightly positive” for railroads, say Managing…
The Port of Corpus Christi has cancelled plans to build a new container terminal that would have included on-dock rail service.
With advertising that proclaims “Let’s Go Places,” Toyota wouldn’t be able to live up to its slogan were it not for BNSF Railway’s high-quality performance, moving motor vehicles produced by…
Canadian National Railway recognized 32 of its customers for their sustainability practices that are aligned with the objectives of the CN EcoConnexions program.
Wabtec Corp. has acquired Thermal Transfer Corp., a supplier of industrial heat exchangers.
Carloads on U.S. railroads grew by 7.3% in March from the same month a year ago, the Association of American Railroads reported.
Michael Baker International has hired Ted Coffey as vice president and deputy national market lead in the railroad and transit practice.
With a dynamic car scheduling system, railroads can improve train capacity utilization while improving service at the same time.
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.
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