Eddie Aston has been appointed CEO of Genesee & Wyoming’s UK/Europe Region, comprising Freightliner, Pentalver, Freightliner Poland, and Rotterdam Rail Feeding in the Netherlands.
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Already the leader in fuel-efficient surface transportation, the railroad industry is now making every effort to be a part of the solution to improving the environment, and the short line industry is all in on a variety of fronts.
Wabtec President and CEO Rafael Santana announced the establishment of a research institute in partnership with Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) and Genesee & Wyoming (G&W), during a recent House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee hearing.
The Vermont Rail System (VRS) has opposed CSX’s acquisition of the Pan Am System in a filing with the Surface Transportation Board.
Two new rail ferries will enter Gulf of Mexico service this year for CG Railway (GCR), a joint venture between subsidiaries of Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (G&W) and SEACOR Holdings Inc.
The RailPulse℠ joint venture has selected Princeton Consultants to design its technology platform that “will facilitate and accelerate the adoption of telematics across the North American railcar fleet.”
Genesee & Wyoming, Inc. (G&W) customers invested $1.6 billion in industrial development along its 105 U.S. railroads in 2020.
The California Transportation Commission (CTC) will distribute $6.45 million to seven short line railroad infrastructure projects.
TrinityRail has introduced Trinsight™ tracking to provide shippers with railcar and cargo location, condition and status information in real time. The company also reported that its Maintenance Services division has acquired Bay Worx Rail, a Texas-based tank car cleaning business.
Amtrak is in talks with the state of Vermont, the town of Brattleboro and host-railroad New England Central Railroad (a Genesee & Wyoming subsidiary) to build a new station in Brattleboro.