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The 115th Congress will soon be under way, and House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster (R-Pa.) on Dec. 6 announced several senior staff changes.
The railroads that make up the Chicago Planning Group and the Chicago Transportation Coordination Office (CTCO) in December 2015 opened the Chicago Integrated Rail Operations Center (CIROC) to monitor and…
The Bureau International des Containers (BIC) announced that Douglas Owen has been appointed Secretary General.  Owen joined the BIC as Deputy Secretary General in late 2012.
Short line operator Rio Grande Pacific Corp. (RGPC) has promoted Anthony Pacetti to Director of Customer Service, Ft. Worth, Tex.
U.S. Rep. Bill Shuster (R-PA) statement on Dec. 2 on his selection by the House Republican Conference to continue serving as Chairman of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure:
The House of Representatives approved Nov. 29 the RESPONSE Act of 2016 (S. 546), a bill "to enhance emergency responder training for incidents involving hazardous-materials rail transportation."
After two years of development and testing, Indiana Rail Road (INRD) SD90-43MAC no. 1919, the first heavy-haul freight locomotive equipped with a Cummins 16-cylinder, 4,400-hp, Tier 4-compliant QSK95 high-speed diesel…
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported Nov. 30 that for the week ending November 26, 2016, total U.S. weekly rail traffic was 452,759 carloads and intermodal units, up 0.6%…
Railway Age presents its second annual Fast Trackers contest, in which we will profile ten individuals under the age of 40 who have made an impact in their respective fields…
Michigan State University announced November 30 that its Railway Management Certificate Program (RMCP) has updated its offerings with the appointment of a new Executive Director.
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