Intermodal

Rail freight traffic continued its recovery, as volume rose consistently during 2017’s first 20 weeks and registered a solid gain for the week ending May 20, the Association of American…
Jean-Jacques (JJ) Ruest, executive vice-president and chief marketing officer of CN, has been inducted into the International Maritime Hall of Fame.
Weekly rail traffic on U.S. railroads continued to strengthen, to 526,970 carloads and intermodal units for the week ending May 13, a gain of 5.7% from the same week in…
Central Washington state’s Port of Quincy is again promoting itself as a less-congested inland alternative to coastal intermodal centers.
I came to “The Great Railroad War: United States Railway Operations During World War I”, Prof. Rudolph L. Daniels’ book on the history of American railroads during World War I…
A new inland rail-served port is coming to the U.S.-Canada border.
Grain and coal posted impressive gains as U.S. rail freight traffic continued its upward trend in 2017.
The largest container vessel to call Canada arrived on May 5 at Global Container Terminals (GCT) Deltaport, located in the Port of Vancouver. The port was able to attract the…
The deadline for applying for the 2017/2018 school year RSI Undergraduate Scholarship is June 7.
RailcarRx announced that its Repair Shop Management System now supports the TTX SEI billing format, to assist repair shops in performing billing on TTX pooled equipment.
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…
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