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Alabama port railway gets GenSet switcher
R.J. Corman Railpower Locomotives Wednesday said an RP14BD GenSet Switcher is destined for the Alabama State Port Authority's Terminal Railway (TASD).
UP sub acquires Ansaldo STS USA division
PS Technology (PST), a wholly owned subsidiary of Union Pacific Corp., on Monday announced it has acquired the Yard Control Systems division of Ansaldo STS USA.
RailComm aids Indiana Railroad facility
Fairport, N.Y.-based RailComm said Monday it has been selected to provide a wireless remote control derail system for Indiana Railroad Co.'s facility in Jasonville, Ind.
RailComm expands system at BNSF yard
RailComm has expanded its existing yard system at BNSF's mechanical facility in Memphis, Tenn. RailComm's Domain Operations Controller (DOC®) System is used to remotely control derails.
RailComm upgrades BNSF Chicago yard
Fairport, N.Y.-based RailComm said Monday it has upgraded its existing yard system at BNSF Corwith’s mechanical facility in Chicago.
The classification yard is arguably the most complex operation on a railroad. Despite the growth in unit trains, breaking up and reconfiguring trains—blocking and tackling—remains one of the basics of…
The power of GREEN
In our environmentally conscious society, "green" is probably the most overused or misused word in the English language. Few industries can really stand up and shout that they're green. The…
NREC 2GS-37C DE
National Railway Equipment Company’s new, six-axle 2GS-37C DE N-ViroMotive utilizes existing SD40-2 main frames, rebuilt trucks with D87B traction motors (70:17 gear ratio), and twin gensets equipped with 1,850-hp Cummins QSK50…
Short lines in the Buffett era
Now that BNSF is no longer a public company and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, what can BNSF’s short lines expect? There are two indicators, both of…
CSX goes “green” in Illinois
On St. Patrick’s Day, when many people are sporting the color green, CSX touted “green” by unveiling its first low-emission, fuel-efficient switcher locomotives deployed in Illinois.
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