Vermont Transportation Agency (VTrans) and Vermont Rail System (VRS) have reached a settlement agreement with CSX, Norfolk Southern (NS) and Genesee & Wyoming (GWI) that resolves their concerns about competition if CSX and Pan Am merge.
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The American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA) was among those responding to the Surface Transportation Board’s (STB) call for comments on issues regarding First-Mile/Last-Mile (FMLM) service; the deadline was Dec. 17.
The Greenbrier Companies, Inc., has signed on with RailPulse, a coalition of railcar owners, builders and operators whose aim is to “aggregate North American railcar fleet data on a single platform” to increase safety and the visibility of customer goods.
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CN is buying a Wabtec FLXdrive battery-electric locomotive for use on the Bessemer & Lake Erie (B&LE) portion of its network in Pennsylvania.
The second of two new rail ferries has been delivered to CG Railway (CGR), following the first’s successful maiden voyage between the ports of Mobile, Ala. and Coatzacoalcos, State of Veracruz, Mexico, the short line reported on Sept. 28.
The Belle Fourche, S.D., transloading facility is undergoing a $2.4 million expansion to accommodate up to 90 railcars; completion is slated for mid-July 2022.
If electrical industry pioneer and railroad air brake inventor George Westinghouse, who hailed from New York State but established his namesake company in Pittsburgh, Pa., were around to see the Wabtec (Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies) FLXdrive battery locomotive, he’d be shocked—figuratively, of course.
In Aug. 26 comments filed with the Surface Transportation Board, the United States Department of Justice took issue with many aspects of the proposed CSX-Pan Am Railways merger, citing President Biden’s July 9 Executive Order, “Promoting Competition in the American Economy.”
Two new rail ferries, the Maya and the Cherokee, will enter Gulf of Mexico service this year for CG Railway LLC (CGR), a joint venture of Genesee & Wyoming Inc. and SEACOR Holdings Inc. CGR, which