The Association of American Railroads said U.S. rail traffic for the week ending February 10 was 519,545 carloads and intermodal units, up 1.6% from the same week a year ago.
TRAC Intermodal, one of North America’s leading providers of intermodal marine equipment and chassis pool managers, has made significant investments to expand and improve the quality of its Metro Pool chassis fleet to support record growth in the NY/NJ port area
For the Trump Administration to offer in a congressional election year a Cracker Jack box containing a prize of massive renewed infrastructure, yet absent a realistic funding source (as the Treasury cupboard is bare), is the equivalent of a Samaritan in a sinking boat offering a hand to a struggling swimmer.
Short line operator Genesee & Wyoming said North America operating revenues in the fourth quarter decreased 0.6% to $320.2 million from $322.2 million for the year-ago period, as freight-related revenues declined $11.5 million, partially offset by an increase of $9.3 million in freight revenues.
BNSF Railway plans to spend $160 million in Washington state during 2018. The state capital plan is part of its larger $3.3 billion 2018 capital plan.
Mike O’Malley began his tenure as President of the Railway Supply Institute (RSI) on Feb. 1, 2018 taking over for Tom Simpson, who has retired.
OmniTRAX Inc.’s Savannah Gateway Industrial Hub has been certified a GRAD (Georgia Ready for Accelerated Development) site by the Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD), the state’s marketing and sales arm. OmniTRAX is developing the 2,700-acre tract in Effingham County, Ga., in partnership with the Effingham County Industrial Development Authority (ECIDA).