Four organizations representing private freight car owners have petitioned the Surface Transportation Board to institute a rulemaking that would update the demurrage and accessorial rules governing the railroads’ use and handling of their equipment.
Jeffrey Bennett and Josh Lippy have joined Transportation Technology Center Inc. (TTCI) as Director of Business Development – Passenger and Emerging Technologies and Director of Business Development – North American Freight Railroads, respectively.
Railinc Corp. has been named as one of ‘2021 Best Places to Work in IT’ by tech media company IDG’s Insider Pro and Computerworld. This award recognized the 100 top organizations “that challenge their IT staffs while providing
The Science Based Targets Initiative (SBTi) has approved Norfolk Southern’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction target, which aligns with the Paris Agreement on climate change.
Canadian Pacific (CP) on July 26 released its “first comprehensive climate strategy,” outlining how it is working to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and adapt operations to the physical risks of climate change.
AITX Railcar Services, LLC, with a $23.36 million investment, is expanding its Brookhaven, Miss., maintenance and repair facilty.
Trinity Industries, Inc., is “very pleased to build on the momentum growing in our business as railcar demand and the overall U.S. economy continue to recover,” President and CEO Jean Savage said during a second-quarter 2021 earnings announcement on July 22.
Despite posting company-wide financials in the second quarter of 2021 that dropped significantly from the prior-year period, GATX Corp. said it remains optimistic, as indicated by strong improvements in its two rail business units.
Alstom will receive a $3.4 million federal grant to expand its Hornell, N.Y., manufacturing facility. In addition, Grignard Pure LLC’s antimicrobial air treatment solution has received EPA approval for use in intrastate transit and transportation applications, and Nexxiot has teamed with TransRail Innovation Group (TRIG) to provide freight car monitoring.
Three noted Amtrak industrial designers, past and present — Ralph Dolinger, Blair Slaughter and Cesar Vergara — describe the history of locomotive and passenger car liveries in this video produced for the company’s 50th anniversary.