Intermodal

image
Alabama State Port Authority awards contract for intermodal facility The Alabama State Port Authority contracted R.T. Milord Company to develop Phase I of the Garrows Bend Intermodal Container Transfer Facility (ICTF) at the Port of Mobile (Alabama).

ns-plans-24-billion-capital-expenditure-program-in-2015
Norfolk Southern is targeting a $2.4-billion capital expenditure program in 2015 the railroad revealed during its fourth-quarter and full-year 2014 results presentation. This year's program reflects a $277-million increase over the railroad's 2014 program.  "Norfolk...
Watco Companies reached a definitive agreement with Kinder Morgan Terminals to purchase 31 terminal operations in the U.S. that span from Stockton, Calif., to Brooklyn, N.Y. Watco Terminal and Port Services will be operating the 31...
csx-sets-2015-capital-expenditures-at-25-billion
CSX Corporation had a lot of good news for investors during this mornings Quarter 4 2014 earnings conference call including record fourth-quarter 2014 net earnings. The railroad also unveiled that it will target a $2.5-billion...
Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster (R-PA) has made selections for the committee's six subcommittee chairmen and the full committee vice chairman for the 114th Congress. "Last Congress, the committee was able to work together...
In December 2014, several Kansas City Southern officers and Chairman of the Board of Directors Bob Druten traveled to Panama to visit the Panama Canal Railway Company (PCRC) to see the railroad and review its...

ncdot-issues-state-rail-plan-executive-summary
In anticipation of the January 2015 release of the Draft North Carolina Comprehensive State Rail Plan, the N.C. Department of Transportation (NCDOT) has issued the Plan's Executive Summary.   The Plan is the passenger and freight rail...
President Obama signed two key pieces of legislation last week that will impact the rail industry.   The first, was Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015, commonly referred to as the omnibus spending bill, which President...
Jim Boxold has been named Secretary of the Florida Department of Transportation, (FDOT) effective January 3, 2015.   Boxold has served as chief of staff of FDOT since July 2013. Previously, he served as the director of...
csx-opens-montreal-intermodal-terminal
CSX opened a new intermodal terminal in Salaberry-de-Valleyfield near Montreal, QC. The railroad said the facility expands CSX's intermodal network capacity and offers Canadian customers domestic and international service that connects with the railroad's 21,000-mile network...
how-rail-fares-in-spending-bill
The House and Senate's effort to keep the federal government operating through the end of fiscal year 2015 was revealed late Tuesday in the form of a trillion-dollar-plus spending bill, Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations...