The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing changes to its Air Emissions Reporting Requirements, which would involve state, local and certain tribal air agencies providing emissions data using different approaches and owners/operators of some facilities reporting additional emissions data. Update: The American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA) has submitted comments in response to the proposal.
The Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employes Division-International Brotherhood of Teamsters (BMWED) on Oct. 31 reported ratifying an agreement with BNSF that includes paid sick days.
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has issued a report and three safety recommendations on shoving movements following its investigation of the Oct. 29, 2021, accident involving a Watco Dock and Rail LLC (WDRL) conductor killed when a train collided with a combination vehicle at a grade crossing in Houston, Tex.
Despite “an increasingly volatile macro-economic environment,” Wabtec delivered a “strong” third quarter, as evidenced by increased growth in sales, margin, earnings and operating cash flow, Wabtec President and CEO Rafael Santana said during an Oct. 25 financial presentation. Sales were up 22.5% from the prior-year quarter, driven by the Freight and Transit segments, which experienced double-digit growth.
Wabtec Corporation is supplying brakes and couplers for 640 MTA New York City Transit (NYCT) R211s on order with Kawasaki Rail Car Inc. Also, supply chain visibility provider FourKites updates its AI-enabled Slot Manager system.
The Wayne County Commission has signed a contract to lease the former Heartland Intermodal Gateway property in Prichard, W.Va., to private railroad company R.J. Corman Railroad Group. R.J. Corman took over the
Total intermodal volumes fell 10.4% year-over-year in second-quarter 2023, according to a recent report by the Intermodal Association of North America (IANA). All segments showed declines, including domestic containers, down 6.3%; international containers, down 13.2%; and trailers, down 20.1%.
The Prince Rupert Port Authority (PRPA) begins construction on C$750 million Ridley Island Export Logistics Project (RIELP). Also, ITS Logistics releases its October forecast; and the Port of Long Beach (POLB) achieves its strongest September on record.
One of the first stadiums purpose-built for a women’s professional sports team will be named for Canadian Pacific Kansas City (CPKC), which on Oct. 19 reported signing a 10-year naming rights agreement with the National Women’s Soccer League’s (NWSL) Kansas City (KC) Current.
South Dakota Railroad Board members on Oct. 18 approved grant request applications for several projects for use of the FY2022 and FY2023 allocation of Special Transportation Circumstances (STC) grant funds. The STC