Intermodal

Genesee & Wyoming, Inc. announced that its subsidiary, GWI UK Acquisition Company Ltd., has completed the acquisition of all of the issued share capital of Pentalver Transport Limited from a…
Is the rail freight traffic slump over? It would appear so, as total combined U.S. traffic for the first 17 weeks of 2017 of nearly nine million carloads and intermodal…
TRAC Intermodal’s Metro Pool chassis fleet, which serves the Port of NY/NJ complex, Philadelphia, Baltimore, New England and western New York State regions, has reached the 30% refurbished level, in…
Freight car deliveries will remain relatively flat over the next two years at 42,500 units annually but will enter an up-cycle, according to the most recent quarterly report issued by…
The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has extended the implementation dates of Part 243 Minimum Training Standards by one year according to a notice in the May 3 edition of the Federal…
An investment group is seeking federal permission to construct a privately-owned, all-new railroad that would bypass the congestion of Chicago.
Canadian Pacific announced the deployment of what it said is the first 60-foot intermodal container.
Total U.S. weekly rail traffic grew to 515,131 carloads and intermodal units, up 4.7%, for the week ending April 22 compared with the same week a year ago, according to…
CN’s first-quarter 2017 financial and operating results reflect a strong start to the year and have prompted an upward revision to its 2017 financial outlook.
Siemens’ U.S. unit has launched Digital Rail Services, a new business that will use intelligent sensors and advanced software platforms to put intelligence behind billions of data points created on…
Canadian Pacific and the United Steelworkers Local 1976 announced that the union had ratified a five-year labor agreement covering approximately 600 administrative support and intermodal employees in Canada.
Coal again led just three of 10 tracked commodity groups posting on-year carload gains for the week ending April 15, according to the Association of American Railroads.
Preparation for a long-anticipated second bridge across Lake Pend Oreille at Sandpoint, Idaho, has been given the go-ahead by BNSF Railway.
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.
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.
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.
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