Intermodal

Canadian Pacific's (CP) 19th annual holiday train made another successful tour across North America this year, spreading cheer by raising more than C$1.5 million (US$1.18 million) and 300,000 pounds of…
Calling freight movement “vitally important” to Oklahoma’s and the nation’s economy, the Oklahoma Department of Transportation said it received federal approval for its five-year Freight Transportation Plan, to accommodate expected…
CSX Corp. on Dec. 22 named James Foote as President and Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Formerly Chief Operating Officer, Foote had been acting CEO since Dec. 14 after E.…
President Trump isn’t expected to sign tax reform legislation into law until 2018, but the bill already will assure short line railroads of a happy New Year.
On. Dec. 21, U.S. Sen. John Thune (R-S.Dak.), Chairman of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, took to the Senate floor to voice his support and call on…
The death of E. Hunter Harrison caught much of the railroad industry by surprise. His passing guaranteed that CSX’s corporate makeover will be the rail industry business news story of…
The Association of American Railroads said U.S. rail traffic for the week ending Dec. 16, 2017 was 554,779 carloads and intermodal units, up 5.9% compared with the same week a…
The late Hunter Harrison’s body of work “will likely be talked about in railroad circles for decades to come,” says Cowen and Company Managing Director and Railway Age Wall Street…
Services were held for James D. Martin, 74, president of public relations and advertising agency JDM & Associates Marketing LLC, who died November 27 in Wilmette, Ill.
RidgePort Logistics Center, one of the largest rail-served logistics projects in the Chicago area, continues to sign up tenants.
The North Carolina Department of Transportation handed out nearly $6 million in grants for 12 projects aimed at short line freight service and grade crossing safety.
Weekly U.S. rail traffic was 560,756 carloads and intermodal units for the week ending Dec. 9, up 4% percent compared with the same week a year ago, according to the…
Norfolk Southern has inaugurated train service on the new Portageville Bridge crossing the 235-foot-deep river gorge in New York’s Letchworth State Park.
Railcar builder Trinity Industries announced it would sell its infrastructure-related business to shareholders as part of a strategy for future growth, and spend $500 million to buy back shares.
A bill reauthorizing the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) was introduced last week in the Senate and aims to enhance the board's safety investigations through added transparency.
Major U.S. freight railroads have reached a tentative contract agreement with the second of three coalitions representing unionized employees.
Leaders of longshore unions walked out of the start of talks aimed at extending the current contracts for dockworkers at East and Gulf coast ports in a dispute over automation.
A unit of Progress Rail Services has agreed to pay a criminal fine of $5 million after it admitted to performing unnecessary repairs on railcars, dumping brake shoes and other…
Total U.S. weekly rail traffic was 572,794 carloads and intermodal units, up 3.5% compared with the same week a year ago, according to the Association of American Railroads.
The Association of American Railroads and GoRail have honored House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster (R-Pa.) with the Railroad Achievement Award.
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