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CRC alliance with Taylor-DeJongh to target expansion of CRC shortline portfolio Continental Rail Corporation (CRC) says it has established a strategic relationship with energy and infrastructure banking firm Taylor-DeJongh that will target transportation infrastructure assets in North America.

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...
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Continental Rail Corporation (CRC) says it has established a strategic relationship with energy and infrastructure banking firm Taylor-DeJongh that will target transportation infrastructure assets in North America.   "This strategic relationship with Taylor-DeJongh, that we have been...
Railway Age is now accepting entries for its annual Short Line/Regional Railroad of the Year competition. Shortlines and regionals—and there are more than 500 of them—are invited to submit entries describing outstanding achievement in one...
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) says rail tank cars that carry crude oil, ethanol and other hazardous materials across the country must do it more safely, which is why it is one of four...
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...

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Construction has been completed on a new passing siding and bridge on the North Carolina Railroad Company (NCRR) corridor near the Lenoir-Wayne County line.   NCRR said these improvements will increase rail capacity and improve safety on...
Genesee & Wyoming Inc. has completed the acquisition of Pinsly Railroad Company's Arkansas Division for approximately $40 million in cash, subject to adjustment for final working capital.   Pinsly Arkansas includes the Arkansas Midland Railroad (AKMD), which...
In 2014, CSX and its customers worked together on 107 projects to build or expand facilities on CSX's network and shortline partners.   CSX customers invested more than $3.5 billion in these projects, which are expected to...
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Safety improvements at grade crossings along crude-by-rail corridors are the focus of a Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) study that identifies locations where improvements will make the transport of oil safer for residents, workers and...
Washington state regulators approved funding for safety upgrades at 59 railroad crossings in Spokane, Whitman, Grant, Adams and King counties.   The Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission (UTC) approved a Grade Crossing Protective Fund (GCPF) grant at...