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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).

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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...
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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...
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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...

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The 96th Annual Railway Tie Association Symposium and Technical Conference was held October 14 – 17 in Orlando, Fla., where 307 attendees gathered together to discuss the crosstie industry, as well as the railroading environment...
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) Board received an update from Los Angeles World Airport (LAWA) officials on its Automated People Mover (APM) project, saying that the light-rail-line could be in service by...
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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). The intermodal rail facility is part of the...
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Federal Railroad Administrator Joseph C. Szabo will be stepping down from the post he has held since April 2009 and, effective Jan. 1, 2015, will be on staff at the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning...
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BNSF celebrated the opening of a new $45-million logistic center in Sweetwater, Texas, November 6. The logistic center, capable of supporting rail, truck and transload services, will accommodate several industries, including agricultural commodities, sand, pipe...