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Elaine Chao has been confirmed by the U.S. Senate and sworn in to serve as the 18th Secretary of Transportation.
At the close of 2016, regional railroad Reading & Northern (R&N) “had more employees, more track, more locomotives, more freight cars, more facilities and more customers than at any point…
Stuart Chirls has joined the staff of Railway Age as Senior Editor, based at Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corp. headquarters in New York City.
Expediency over principle describes a unanimous vote Jan. 27 by the three Surface Transportation Board (STB) members—Acting Chairman Ann Begeman, a Republican, and Democrats Dan Elliott and Deb Miller.
The Association of American Railroads (AAR), in reporting rail traffic for the week ending Jan. 21, 2017, noted that business picked up considerably.
Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster (R-Pa.) on Jan. 23 announced his selections for Full Committee Vice Chairman and the Committee’s six Subcommittee Chairmen for the 115th Congress:
R. J. Corman Railroad Group, LLC, named Nathan Henderson as president of R. J. Corman Railroad Services, LLC, and of Noel Rush to serve as senior vice president Commercial Development,…
BNSF Railway Company (BNSF) on Jan. 19 announced its 2017 capital expenditure plan will be approximately $3.4 billion.
Paducah & Louisville Railway, Inc. and its affiliate companies, Evansville Western Railway, Inc. and Appalachian and Ohio Railroad, Inc. announced on Jan. 16 the appointment of several changes to its…
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) on Jan. 18 reported for the week ending Jan. 14, 2017 total U.S. weekly rail traffic was 516,229 carloads and intermodal units, up 2%…
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