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It took Conrail maintenance-of-way forces less than three days to repair heavy damage to its Lehigh Line, a busy main line used by New Jersey Transit Raritan Valley Line (RVL)…
The Alaska Railroad (ARRC) has named Vice President of Engineering Clark Hopp as Chief Operating Officer (COO), effective Jan. 1, 2018, when current COO Doug Engebretson retires.
Total U.S. weekly rail traffic was 572,794 carloads and intermodal units, up 3.5% compared with the same week a year ago, according to the Association of American Railroads.
The Association of American Railroads and GoRail have honored House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster (R-Pa.) with the Railroad Achievement Award.
For 54 weeks beginning in 2003, Roger Nober was the lone member of the Surface Transportation Board (STB), tormented that if he discussed cases with himself he would violate the…
Anacostia Rail Holdings announced two marketing and sales appointments at its Louisville & Indiana and Chicago South Shore & South Bend railroad affiliates.
A native of the region served by Ontario Northland Railway, Moore joined the company in 2005 and worked her way up to Chief Operations Officer, when she helped lead an…
The U.S. Department of Transportation on Dec. 4 repealed a 2015 Federal Railroad Administration rulemaking requiring freight railroads to employ electronically controlled pneumatic (ECP) brakes on certain trains hauling hazardous…
Sharon Greene of HDR has been at the forefront of innovation in rail transportation finance and infrastructure development for more than 40 years. Specializing in transportation economics, infrastructure finance and…
The Surface Transportation Board on Thursday issued a final rule in Expediting Rate Cases, Docket No. EP 733, to help improve and expedite the rate review process.
Fergus joined Genesee & Wyoming in 2005 and not long after was named one of the youngest female General Counsels in the history of the U.S. rail industry.
Freight traffic for U.S. railroads for the week ending November 25 was 463,602 carloads and intermodal units, up 2.4% compared with the same week a year ago, according to the…
At Norfolk Southern, Carter had to overcome the challenge of working in an industry that has been dominated for years by men.
Decker, Vice President, Government Affairs and Corporate Communications, leads her team with great care, balancing multiple stakeholders and priorities against limited resources with professionalism and authenticity. All who work with…
The Association of American Railroads reported U.S. rail traffic for the week ending November 18 of 554,066 carloads and intermodal units, up 1.2%, compared with the same week in 2016.
With his nomination as Federal Railroad Administrator awaiting Senate confirmation, Ronald L. Batory has been named as a special assistant on railroad matters to Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao.
The National Railroad Construction & Maintenance Association (NRC) announced the appointment of Russ Gehl, Vice President of Sales and Marketing (Maintenance of Way), at Holland, to its Board of Directors.
The Association of American Railroads reported U.S. rail traffic for the week ending November 11 was 547,480 carloads and intermodal units, up 1.2% compared with the same week in 2016.
Tradepoint Atlantic, the 3,100-acre multimodal global logistics center near Baltimore, announced that locally-headquartered convenience store chain Royal Farms has signed a long-term lease.
The Georgia Ports Authority approved rail and gate expansion projects that will significantly increase capacity at the Port of Savannah’s Garden City Terminal.
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