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Quincy, Wash.-based Rail Logistics-Cold Train and Interstate Distributor Co. have announced a partnership in which Cold Train will utilize a dedicated fleet of trucks from Interstate Distributor Co. for short-haul…
Marquette, Mich.-based Lake Superior and Ishpeming Railroad (LS&I) has been using RailComm's state-of-the-art Domain Operations Controller (DOC®) train control system to dispatch its railroad since 2007, but the DOC® System…
Well-run companies that fill a lasting need and do the least damage to the environment are known to be the kind of businesses that Berkshire Hathaway's Warren Buffett likes to acquire.
Railway Age sister publication Railway Track & Structures (RT&S) this week introduced RT&S Rail Brief, a weekly compendium of issues and breaking news affecting those involved in railroad infrastructure.
Bombardier Transportation said Tuesday its FLEXITY 2 trams (streetcars) have entered revenue passenger service in Blackpool, England.
Canadian National has announced a new rail interchange service with CSX Transportation (CSX) over the Chicago gateway. Prior to this agreement, CN and CSX exchanged containers in Chicago only by truck.
MTA Long Island Rail Road long has had plans to provide diesel multiple-unit (DMU) service to its riders on both the North Fork and South Fork of the railroad's namesake…
Electric multiple-unit (EMU) trains manufactured by China's CNR Changchun Railway Vehicles Co., Ltd. went into operation in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on March 20. An inaugural ceremony was held on that…
Pittburgh's light rail transit system officially added 1.2 route miles Sunday for revenue service, as the North Shore Connector began operations linking its namesake neighborhood with the city's downtown.
New South Wales government officials in Australia have announced that the state has acquired Metro Transport Sydney (MTS), the company that owns monorail and light rail operations, in an A$19.8…
General Motors has named Union Pacific its 2011 Supplier of the Year for Rail Services.
Genesee & Wyoming has reported a decline of 0.6% to 72,245 carloads, traffic volume for February. GWI's traffic in the first quarter of 2012 through February was 145,132 carloads, a decrease or…
Louisville, Ky.-based Invensys Rail Corp. said Tuesday it and Lilee Systems have joined forces to bring a new Wayside Messaging Server (WMS) to Positive Train Control (PTC) applications across North…
Is it logical to give a federal “high speed” grant to a snarled inner-city network where trains move at a crawl when they move at all? It makes more sense…
Railway Age magazine has named Vermont Railway the 2012 Short Line Railroad of the Year, and the Indiana Rail Road Co. its 2012 Regional Railroad of the Year. The awards…
Madison, N.J.-based Maersk Line announced on Monday its new "Flagship import service direct from Asia to five key markets in North America—Chicago, Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston, Memphis, and northwest Ohio"—in conjunction…
Union Pacific announced Friday that James R. Young , its chairman, president, and CEO, will take a medical leave of absence from his responsibilities as president and CEO while he is being…
Union Pacific has been named Logistics/Transportation Provider of the Year at the 2012 American Metals Market (AMM) Steel Tube and Pipe Conference.
If 81-year-old Warren Buffett has a short list of candidates to succeed him as head of Berkshire Hathaway, he did not directly allude to it in his annual message to shareholders, released…
Kinder Morgan Energy Partners, L.P. and Martin Midstream Partners L.P. have formed a joint venture, Pecos Valley Producer Services LLC, to develop a rail terminal in Pecos, Tex., to serve…
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