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Farmrail named BNSF Shortline of the Year; MNN earns special recognition BNSF Railway Company (BNSF) citing a commitment to growth and teamwork, named Farmrail System its 2017 Shortline of the Year at its annual Shortline Conference.

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BNSF Railway Company (BNSF) citing a commitment to growth and teamwork, named Farmrail System its 2017 Shortline of the Year at its annual Shortline Conference. "In less than one month, Farmrail was able to replace 8,400...
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Staff of U.S. Rep. Thomas Massie (R-KY), of U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY), and of Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin joined TRAM Construction to celebrate company's 35th anniversary. TRAM is a family owned and operated railroad contracting...
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Chicago Region Environmental and Transportation Efficiency (CREATE) Program began construction on Project B1, its 34th project aimed at improving safety and keeping Metra and freight trains moving through the region more efficiently. Metra and Canadian Pacific...
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The government of Canada is giving OmniTRAX 30 days to repair and restore service on the Hudson Bay Railway to Churchill, Manitoba, or risk a lawsuit for breach of contract. Official statements from Canada Minister of...
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Caltrans released the public draft of the California State Rail Plan, which outlines a new framework for California's rail network, for new and better rail transportation, and multimodal and community connections in the state for...

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President and Chief Executive Officer of the Florida East Coast Railway, LLC, Jim Hertwig was unanimously elected chair by the Transportation Institute at the University of Denver (DTI) board of directors. Hertwig will bring 46 years...
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Charah®, LLC has opened a fly ash storage and rail-to-truck transloading terminal in Colorado, in partnership with OmniTRAX. The new terminal, located in Kelim, Co. near Denver, is part of Charah's expanding MultiSource™ network, a...
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Canadian Pacific Railway (CP) announced a new partnership with Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (GWI) and Bluegrass Farms of Ohio that will open up the Ohio Valley to CP intermodal customers and further extend its reach...
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The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) has awarded more than $3 million in industrial freight grants to eight projects.   The awards are page of the 2017 Industrial Rail Access Program (IRAP), which supports projects that expand...
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The Panhandle Logistics Solutions (PLS), a bulk transload facility operated by TNW Corporation, opened Oct. 3. The facility is located approximately 50 miles north of Amarillo, near Sunray, Texas. TNW says that PLS is the region's...

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