Short Lines

BNSF Railway on Oct. 20 named Burlington Junction Railway (BJRY) its 2016 Short Line of the Year at its annual Short Line Conference. BNSF recognized BJRY “for its dedication to…
Genesee & Wyoming's Australia (GWA) subsidiary has entered into agreements to acquire Glencore Rail (GRail) for $A 1.14bn ($US 870m) and will also issue a 49% equity stake in GWA…
I’ve heard some pretty disingenuous (that’s a polite word for “dopey”) things said about railroads in my nearly 25 years at Railway Age. Nearly all of them have come from…
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported on Oct. 19 that for the week ending October 15, 2016, total U.S. weekly rail traffic was 531,936 carloads and intermodal units, down…
Badger Mining Corporation (BMC), a family-owned industrial sand supplier based out of Berlin, Wis., announced Oct. 14 a further commitment to the Canadian market with the asset acquisition of Di-Corp’s…
OmniTRAX Sand Holdings LLC, an affiliate of OmniTRAX, Inc., is entering into a joint venture with Elk Grove Village, Ill.-based Arrows Up LLC, a provider of bulk storage and transportation…
The Association of American Railroads says the Department of Transportation should withdraw its rule on electronically controlled pneumatic (ECP) brakes for crude oil trains after a review released Oct. 12…
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) on Oct. 12 reported for the week ending Oct. 8, 2016, total U.S. weekly rail traffic was 521,789 carloads and intermodal units, down 6.1%…
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported total U.S weekly rail traffic for the week ending October 1, 2016 was 549,171 carloads and intermodal units, down 4% compared with the…
Obtaining an accurate read on the current freight car market is like trying to fine-tune a multiple-carburetor setup on a classic performance car. Adjust one setting, and another setting may…
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