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CSX celebrates grand opening of Central Florida ILC CSX, along with federal, state and local officials, celebrated the grand opening of the new Central Florida Intermodal Logistics Center (ILC) in Winter Haven. The facility, which began operations earlier this year, provides a centralized hub for transportation, logistics and distribution serving Orlando, Tampa and other regional Florida markets.

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Norfolk Southern is targeting a $2.4-billion capital expenditure program in 2015 the railroad revealed during its fourth-quarter and full-year 2014 results presentation. This year's program reflects a $277-million increase over the railroad's 2014 program.  "Norfolk...
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 31...
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CSX Corporation had a lot of good news for investors during this mornings Quarter 4 2014 earnings conference call including record fourth-quarter 2014 net earnings. The railroad also unveiled that it will target a $2.5-billion...
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...
In December 2014, several Kansas City Southern officers and Chairman of the Board of Directors Bob Druten traveled to Panama to visit the Panama Canal Railway Company (PCRC) to see the railroad and review its...

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BNSF, the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT), the city of Willmar, Kandiyohi County and the Kandiyohi/Willmar Economic Development Commission have entered into a revised Memorandum of Understanding allowing the partners to apply for federal funds...
An important step has been completed in the rail yard redevelopment project in downtown Sioux Falls, S.D.   The independent appraisal of the approximate 10 acres of land in downtown Sioux Falls has been completed and has...
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In anticipation of the January 2015 release of the Draft North Carolina Comprehensive State Rail Plan, the N.C. Department of Transportation (NCDOT) has issued the Plan's Executive Summary.   The Plan is the passenger and freight rail...
President Obama signed two key pieces of legislation last week that will impact the rail industry.   The first, was Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015, commonly referred to as the omnibus spending bill, which President...
Jim Boxold has been named Secretary of the Florida Department of Transportation, (FDOT) effective January 3, 2015.   Boxold has served as chief of staff of FDOT since July 2013. Previously, he served as the director of...