For the week ending May 8, 2021, U.S. intermodal volume came in at 287,290 containers and trailers—climbing 26.3% from the same week last year and continuing a double-digit growth pace, reported the Association of American Railroads (AAR) on May 12.
Author: Marybeth Luczak
Norfolk Southern (NS) has issued $500 million of green bonds to fund its sustainable business initiatives.
Another 180 customers and stakeholders have submitted letters to CN in support of its proposed combination with Kansas City Southern (KCS), its use of a voting trust, or both, upping the total to more than 1,000, CN reported May 12. All have been filed with the Surface Transportation Board (STB).
CSX reported May 12 that it will acquire Tampa, Fla.-based trucking company Quality Carriers, Inc., to create an “integrated multimodal chemical transportation solution” for producers and shippers.
The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) has outlined its efforts to help mitigate impacts of the May 7 ransomware cyberattack on the Colonial Pipeline system.
Railinc’s commercial products unit has a new name: TransmetriQ (pronounced trans-metric).
A. Stucki Co. appoints Chief Commercial Officer; Virginia Railway Express (VRE) names General Counsel; Quandel Consultants hires Senior Consultant; Trapeze Group Americas appoints General Manager; and BAI Communications (BAI) taps Group Business Development Director.
Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) has started a platform-level sign pilot at Lake Merritt Station in Oakland, Calif.; Virginia Railway Express (VRE) is set to restore full commuter rail service.
The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) “stands ready” to work with Amtrak, CSX, Norfolk Southern (NS) and other stakeholders to restore “long overdue” passenger service between New Orleans and Mobile, it wrote in a recent Surface Transportation Board (STB) filing.
CN is honoring 55 customers and supply chain partners for sustainability leadership as part of its EcoConnexions Partnership Program for 2021.