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Vertex Railcar Corp. has officially launched its updated website, at www.vertexrail.com.
VTG Rail Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of VTG AG, has acquired the fleet of U.S. railcar leasing company Redwood Rail LLC. The transaction, which adds 1,135 railcars to VTG’s fleet,…
Siemens has acquired MRX Technologies Group, headquartered in Perth, Australia, a provider of condition monitoring for rolling stock and rail Infrastructure, and inspection systems for rail networks.
Rail traffic in the U.S. totaled 543,179 carloads and intermodal units for the week ending June 17, a gain of 5.2% compared with the same week in 2016, according to…
NORTHUMBERLAND, Pa. – Among the hundreds of operators that make the “first-and-last mile” business of short line railroading an ongoing success, the North Shore Railroad stands out.
Each year, hundreds of executives, technical experts, engineers and safety officers from across the railway supplier universe engage in an activity that, while largely unheralded, is enormously important to our…
Bucyrus Railcar Repair, LLC (BRR), a wholly owned subsidiary of Cathcart Rail Holdings (CRH), has expanded its Bucyrus, Ohio repair facility by acquiring the adjacent facility and assets of the…
The Georgia Ports Authority handled a record 350,104 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) in May, a gain of 11.68% from the same month a year ago.
Recently, a rumor circulated in the railcar lease market that a Class I railroad had made an overture to a group of its operating lessors requesting that these lessors submit…
The American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association announced the 308 railroad recipients of its annual Jake Awards, recognizing above-industry average safety performance in 2016.
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