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People News: ENSCO, HDR, Sasser

ENSCO Rail hired Acacia Reber as Director of Marketing and Business Development. In addition, Chad Hewitt joined HDR as Senior Rail Project Manager, and Brian Frizzell has been promoted to lead two Sasser Family Companies subsidiaries.

Intermodal Briefs: Sasser, Savage/UP

Sasser Family Companies (Sasser) is acquiring Singapore-based global container lessor Falcon Lease Holdings Pte. Ltd. and its group of companies. In addition, Savage has opened Idaho’s first intermodal rail terminal.

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LRW offers Connie Sumara Memorial Scholarship

The League of Railway Women (LRW) is accepting applications for the 2018 Connie Sumara Memorial Scholarship. A $1,500 scholarship will be awarded to a woman involved in the rail industry who is pursuing post-secondary studies.

Financial Edge: Foresight, hindsight at Rail Insights

At Railway Age’s 2017 Rail Insights conference, attendees were treated to updates on a variety of current industry topics, such as the current status of Amtrak’s replacement of the Acela Express train, and a “what’s next” panel on the state of growth in North American rail freight (intermodal or bust?).

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NxGen Rail Services launches NxTrack

Chicago-based NxGen Rail Services said Monday, Dec. 16, 2013 it has launched NxTrack, describing it as “a fully integrated, line speed, rail track inspection system.”