Trinity Industries, Inc. recently announced that its subsidiary, TrinityRail Maintenance Services, Inc. (TRMS), has agreed to purchase land for the construction of a new maintenance facility in Shell Rock, Iowa.
The Coalition for America’s Gateways and Trade Corridors (CAGTC) recently elected two and re-elected four members to its Board of Directors, as the freight advocacy organization celebrated its 18th anniversary.
With an aim to serve myriad industries with efficient rail access, RCR Hempstead Logistics Park recently held a groundbreaking reception.
Rail and track material provider Birmingham Rail & Locomotive Co. (BR&L) recently announced that it has acquired Austintown Rail Supply (ARS), a supplier of switching materials and other railroad track products.
The Midwest Association of Rail Shippers (MARS) recently announced that its Summer Meeting will have a theme of “Precision Scheduled Railroading and the Shipper Impact.”
Despite a recent glimmer of hope, rail traffic was down save for three of the 10 carload commodity groups posting year-over-year increases for the week ended May 11, according to figures released by the Association of American Railroads (AAR).
The Southern California Regional Rail Authority recently awarded the Talgo-SYSTRA tandem a contract worth $138.9 million to rebuild up to 121 Metrolink-operated Bombardier Rail Cars. The base order is for 50 cars with an option for up to 71 additional units.
The Sulphur Institute (TSI) recently announced that Tom Simpson has assumed the role of Chairman of the Board and John Bryant has taken over as President and CEO.
On May 8 more than 400 representatives from the railroad industry participated in 350 Congressional meetings as part of our annual Railroad Day on Capitol Hill.
Louisville, Ky.-based Road & Rail Services, Inc., a provider of third-party logistics in North America, was recently honored with the Platinum Award by the Mosaic Company.