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AECOM is set to acquire Shimmick Construction. While the acquisition is subject to customary closing conditions, the companies expect to close in AECOM's fiscal fourth quarter.
The Association of American Railroads reported U.S. railroads for the week ending July 1 originated 546,361 carloads and intermodal units, up 3.2% compared with the same week in 2016.
Legislation to improve rail safety through amplified use of the free-market forces of competition and innovation has been introduced in the Senate by Surface Transportation Subcommittee Chairman Deb Fischer (R-Neb.).
The International Union for Road-Rail Combined Transport (UIRR) said combined road-rail transport in Europe reported growth in 2016-17 for only the second time since the global financial crisis, albeit only…
Railcar builder Greenbrier Cos. reported weaker revenue and earnings in the fiscal third quarter from a year ago amid “challenging” markets that are expected to continue into 2018.
Vidal Street Industrial Park Inc (VIP) announced the implementation of RailcarRx’s Repair Management System (RailcarRx RMS™), a cloud-based solution to manage their Car Repair Billing process and shop operation.
CSX subsidiary TDSI (Total Distribution Services Inc.) has awarded Road & Rail Services, Inc., a Louisville, Ky.-based provider of rail and automotive services in North America, the Terminal Excellence Award…
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…
Larry Stockton and Robert Olin, two veteran rail industry executives who earlier this year launched 360 Rail Services, LLC, a new venture providing engineering, design, construction, maintenance, logistics and transloading…
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.
Based on CN’s top line and productivity initiatives, Cowen and Company Managing Director and Railway Age Wall Street Contributing Editor Jason Seidl is “very confident in CN’s ability to meet,…
Energy carloads showed two sides of the same coin for the week of June 10 as coal continued to climb while petroleum shipments were weaker on-year.
The Port of New Orleans will acquire the New Orleans Public Belt Railroad under an agreement between the city of New Orleans, the port and the railroad.
President Donald Trump joined U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) Secretary Elaine Chao and other infrastructure stakeholders at USDOT headquarters to close out Infrastructure Week and push the regulatory reform element…
The Northeast Association of Rail Shippers (NEARS) has set the agenda for its Fall Meeting in Pittsburgh, Pa., Sept. 26-28, 2017.
Canadian Pacific President and Chief Executive Keith Creel will keynote the 249th meeting of the Midwest Association of Rail Shippers, July 10-11 at Grand Geneva Resort, Lake Geneva, Wisc.
Canadian Pacific on June 7 said the railroad is now “at an inflection point” in terms of growing business and improving customer service, possessing “a willingness to identify and implement…
U.S. rail freight traffic for the week ending June 3, 2017, as well as volume for May 2017 and the first 22 weeks of the year show that business continues…
As a part of its $3.1-billion capital plan for 2017, Union Pacific says it will boost safety and efficiency in Idaho with a $34.1-million investment.
The Port of Vancouver USA has begun work on the final two projects in its decade-long initiative bolster growth by investing in freight rail infrastructure.
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