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SCPA breaks ground on second inland port The South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) broke ground March 10 on the Inland Port Dillon, which is slated to open in early 2018.

pennsylvania-approves-40-million-for-freight-rail-projects
Pennsylvania's State Transportation Commission approved more than $40 million through two state programs to help fund freight rail projects across the state.   Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf said the funding toward the 34 projects would support an...
siemens-creating-“internet-of-trains”
Siemens' U.S. unit has launched Digital Rail Services, a new business that will use intelligent sensors and advanced software platforms to put intelligence behind billions of data points created on the country's rail systems. The company...
bnsf-greenlights-second-idaho-bridge
Preparation for a long-anticipated second bridge across Lake Pend Oreille at Sandpoint, Idaho, has been given the go-ahead by BNSF Railway. Stretching roughly 3/4-mile in length, the new bridge will stand parallel to an existing single-track...
port-of-everett-begins-rail-siding-construction
Construction has begun on a rail siding that is part of the Port of Everett's South Terminal Intermodal Modernization Project in Washington state.   Granite Construction, which was awarded the $3.4-million contract to complete the second phase...
tnw-partners-with-perry-county-port-authority-to-expand-indiana-rail-offerings
TNW Logistic Services, LLC, is partnering with the Perry County Port Authority (PCPA) to expand economic development opportunities in the Tell City River Port area, which is located on the Ohio River in southern Indiana....

vossloh-names-new-management-at-several-divisions
Vossloh has made six leadership changes that will affect its divisions serving the North American rail market.   All appointments are effective as of April 1 and include: Peter Urquhart has been appointed regional president of Vossloh North...
greenville--western-railway-promotes-brandon-l-julian-and-dennis-j-martin
Greenville & Western Railway Company (GRLW) has promoted two of its employees. Brandon L. Julian has been promoted to general manager and Dennis J. Martin has been promoted to manager – mechanical and transloading. Julian will...
sec-chao-regulations-not-funding-is-holding-up-infrastructure-advancement
U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao says the administration's forthcoming infrastructure proposal will cover more than infrastructure and reiterated the belief that regulatory red tape, not funding, is responsible for holding up projects.   Sec. Chao spoke...
cn-duluth-cargo-connect-to-establish-first-intermodal-container-terminal-in-twin-ports
Canadian National (CN) and Duluth Cargo Connect announced a new alliance establishing the first rail-served intermodal container ramp in the Twin Ports of Duluth, Minn. and Superior, Wis.   Duluth Cargo Connect, a working partnership of the...
rising-costs-force-rj-corman-to-pull-intermodal-port-project
R.J. Corman Railroad Group, LLC, has ended its efforts to establish an intermodal port on the Cumberland River in Clarksville, Tenn., citing a $3.5 million funding gap. The port project has been in development since 2004...

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