Hoops tournament helped KC Streetcar growth in 2018

KC Streetcar ridership continued to grow steadily in 2018, including its best-ever one-day total since opening in 2016.

Record carloads for Pennsylvania authority, Delaware-Lackawanna

The Pennsylvania Northeast Regional Railroad Authority’s (PNRRA) designated common carrier rail operator, the Delaware-Lackawanna Railroad Co., reported a second straight year of record carloads.

Canadian Pacific, CN top grain revenue caps

Ottawa is due repayment after Canada’s largest railroads, Canadian Pacific and CN, exceeded the maximum revenue for hauling grain allowed by federal law in 2017-2018.

Rising natural gas prices push coal volume to high mark

Carload freight, containers and trailers carried by U.S. railroads continued a strong year-end surge, according to the Association of American Railroads.

RailSolutions promotes Blankemeyer to president; Husband to serve as consultant

RailSolutions announced that Senior Vice President Rob Blankemeyer has been appointed president by its Board of Directors, effective January 1.

R. J. Corman unit earns Toyota pact

R. J. Corman Switching Company, LLC was awarded work as the automotive loading provider at four of Toyota’s North American’s locations: Georgetown, Ky., Tupelo, Miss., Princeton, Ind., and San Antonio, Texas.

FTA grant for Portland streetcar study

A Federal Transit Administration grant will help a Pacific Northwest city study expansion of its streetcar network.

Late surge for US carload freight

Total U.S. rail traffic was 567,252 carloads and intermodal units for the week ending December 22, up 4.2% from the year-ago week.

Canadian Pacific, Unifor ratify pact

Canadian Pacific Railway and Unifor have ratified a new four-year labor agreement.

Amtrak power renewal: 75 Siemens Chargers for long-distance trains

Amtrak will acquire 75 new Siemens Charger diesel locomotives for $850 million to replace aging power in its National Network locomotive fleet.

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