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Georgia Ports Authority betting big on rail Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) Executive Director Griff Lynch detailed a new strategic rail initiative, GPA's Mid-American Arc, and said bigger ships, deeper water and expanded rail are converging to make GPA a powerhouse across the Southeast and Midwest during the annual Savannah State of the Port address.

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Canadian Minister of Transport Marc Garneau celebrated the debut of a new container terminal in the Viau sector in Montreal, Quebec, Nov. 18.     The new container terminal will boost the Port of Montréal’s (PoM) handling capacity...
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JAXPORT’s $30 million Intermodal Container Transfer Facility (ICTF) has officially opened for business.     The ICTF facilitates on-dock rail service to JAXPORT’s North Jacksonville seaport terminals: the Blount Island Marine Terminal and the TraPac Container Terminal at...
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BNSF Railway Company (BNSF) and Kansas City Southern (KCS) have announced a new joint service, offering intermodal transportation connections at more locations in the U.S. and Mexico.     The new services aim to better connect the Dallas/Fort...
ntsb-unveils-two-year-most-wanted-list
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) unveiled its 2017-2018 Most Wanted List, implementing a new two-year cycle as opposed to the annual one previously used. NTSB Chairman Christopher Hart explained the two-year cycle will help the...
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David L. Starling, who recently retired as President and CEO of Kansas City Southern, now has an intermodal terminal named after him.   KCS on Nov. 11 re-named its intermodal facility in Wylie, Tex., the David L....

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CSX has revised its expectations for fourth quarter performance to reflect a decrease in earnings per share, but says it remains committed to finding cost savings and efficiencies and invest in improvements to drive its...
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RailComm launched its new iTrack Intelligent Yard Inventory solution and successfully deployed the system at Terminal Railway Alabama State Docks. The patented iTrack solution is a new capability of RailComm's yard automation portfolio. The company says...
maryland-still-seeking-federal-funds-for-csx-howard-street-tunnel
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan and CSX Chairman and CEO Michael Ward reaffirmed their pledge to find a way to make the infrastructure improvements needed to Baltimore's Howard Street Tunnel. The 121-year-old tunnel is in need of...
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OmniTRAX Sand Holdings LLC, an affiliate of OmniTRAX, Inc., is entering into a joint venture with Arrows Up, LLC, a provider of bulk storage and transportation solutions based in Elk Grove Village, Illinois. Terms were...
eda-grants-to-fund-rail-projects-in-illinois-south-dakota
The Economic Development Administration (EDA) has awarded $5.1 million to two rail projects in Illinois and South Dakota. The city of Rochelle, Ill., has been awarded $3.4 million to extend a city-owned and operated rail line...