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Florida East Coast preps to move first neo-panamax cargo at PortMiami Florida East Coast Railway (FEC) celebrated with its partners, the arrival Saturday July 9 of MOL Majesty, the first neo-panamax vessel to transit the expanded Panama Canal bound for PortMiami.

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Elected officials have begun releasing information about projects awarded grants from the eighth round of the U.S. Department of Transportation's (USDOT) Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) program.   So far, $80.7 million has been awarded to...
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Bill Hjelholt joined HDR as director of freight rail. His responsibilities include developing HDR's vision and initiatives for continued growth and expansion of the freight rail sector across North America and globally. Hjelholt, who is based...
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The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) has established the Build America Bureau, which will drive transportation infrastructure development projects in the United States by streamlining credit and grant opportunities while providing technical assistance and encouraging...
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CSX put a stop to the controversy surrounding its planned Carolina Connector (CCX) intermodal facility in Johnson County, N.C., by moving the project to Rocky Mount in Edgecombe County. The $272-million project was announced in January...
As reported by Railway Age, the Federal Railroad Administration, at a June 15, 2016 hearing regarding the agency's proposed rule mandating two-person crews, heard two sharply contrasting arguments, one from freight rail management, the other...

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Indiana Rail Road (INRD) officials hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony on July 14 to officially open the railroad's new Merom Transload, designed to provide efficient movement of commerce for current and future customers in the Wabash...
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Florida East Coast Railway (FEC) celebrated with its partners, the arrival Saturday July 9 of MOL Majesty, the first neo-panamax vessel to transit the expanded Panama Canal bound for PortMiami.   "We were glad to be at...
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The Port of Oakland has welcomed the first train to use a new, $100-million near-dock rail facility at the former Oakland Army Base.   The new tracks are located in the port's Outer Harbor Intermodal Terminal area...
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The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) will allocate the final $834.6 million available in Hurricane Sandy disaster recovery funding, providing maximum flexibility for impacted communities to direct repairs and has validated additional eligible damage for each...
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The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has taken control of the investigation into the June 28, 2016 accident between two BNSF intermodal trains near Panhandle, Texas.   The head-on collision sparked a fire and left one crew...