WASHINGTON – Ronald L. Batory officially became the 14th United States Federal Railroad Administrator on February 28, 2018. In the presence of his family, and numerous colleagues he has known throughout his 47-year career as a railroader, Batory was sworn in by U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao.
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Short line Chicago South Shore & South Bend Railroad (CSS) is offering expanded capacity for railcar storage.
The Midwest Association of Rail Shippers (MARS) elected its 2018 slate of officers at its annual Winter Meeting earlier in January.
The Senate by voice vote early Tuesday evening, Feb. 13, confirmed Ronald Batory as Federal Railroad Administrator, the nation’s rail safety watchdog agency.
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.
Railway Age is now accepting entries for its annual Short Line/Regional Railroad of the Year competition. Short lines and regionals—and there are more than 600 of them—are invited to submit entries describing outstanding achievement in one or a combination of areas.