Association of American Railroads

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North America’s Class I railroads have embarked on a rail operations safety initiative that will institute new voluntary operating practices for moving crude oil by rail. The initiative, which follows…
The Association of American Railroads has established its Associate Advisory Board (AAB) seats for calendar years 2014-2015. The AAR received more than 70 nominations for 32 seats on AAR committees.
The Association of American Railroads has presented Union Pacific Assistant Vice President Finance and Insurance Warren Bruce Beach the 2013 David W. Fries Award for exemplary risk management efforts and…
Programs to evaluate LNG (liquefied natural gas) as a locomotive fuel are expanding throughout the rail industry, led by such stakeholders as GE Transportation, Electro-Motive Diesel, BNSF, Union Pacific, CN,…
Corridor Capital LLC and GDF SUEZ Gas NA have joined the Association of American Railroads as Gold Associate Members.
The Association of American Railroads, for the week ending Aug. 10, 2013 reported intermodal volume of 257,969 units, up 6.1% compared with the same week last year, and 288,803 carloads,…
The Federal Railroad Administration issued an Emergency Order (EO 28, Notice No. 1, 49 CFR 232.103[n]) and Safety Advisory (2013-06) Friday evening, Aug. 2, 2013, “to help prevent trains operating…
In two days of testimony before two separate U.S. House of Representatives transportation panels, Association of American Railroads President and CEO Edward R. Hamberger emphasized that “billions in annual privately…
Like a U.S. Navy destroyer unleashing all of its weapons simultaneously, the Association of American Railroads has launched a strongly worded attack on the National Industrial Transportation League’s proposal to…
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