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Port of Saguenay opens rail link and intermodal yard Officials from the Canadian government, city of Saguenay and Saguenay Port Authority marked the official opening of the rail link connecting the Grande-Anse terminal in the Port of Saguenay to the Roberval-Saguenay rail line and of the intermodal rail yard at the Port of Saguenay.

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Hanson Professional Services Inc. hired former CSX executive Chris Durden as a vice president and senior railway principal. Working from Hanson's Jacksonville, Fla., office, he will provide technical assistance, railroad operations input and assessments and general...
Negotiations have concluded between the city of Sioux Falls, S.D., and BNSF for the purchase of the downtown rail yard. The city has agreed to purchase more than 10 acres of the rail yard for...
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The U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation's Subcommittee on Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine Infrastructure, Safety and Security held a hearing on July 7 taking on the role technology plays in transportation systems.   "How...
DTE Energy says a project to extend a rail line in its rail yard at West Jefferson and Van Horn in Trenton, Mich., will improve safety and traffic flow for local motorists.   The extension of the...
BNSF plans to contribute $50,000 to help study potential solutions to ease congestion at railroad crossings along the Edmonds waterfront in the state of Washington.   Recently, the State Legislature approved $500,000 for Edmonds to complete an...

North Carolina Rural Infrastructure Authority (NCRIA) approved four grants totaling more than $1.1 million that will improve rail access for businesses in the state.   Three Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) were approved for Davie, Randolph and...
Canadian National signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Alabama State Port Authority (ASPA), which owns the public terminals at the Port of Mobile, intended to drive increased supply chain efficiency and a greater...
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Royal Galipeau, Member of Parliament (Ottawa–Orléans), Bob Chiarelli, Member of Provincial Parliament (Ottawa West–Nepean) and Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson installed the first official rail of the O-Train Confederation Line light-rail transit project June 12.   This allows...
RailComm completed negotiations with energy infrastructure company Kinder Morgan for a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) contract for remote rail yard control at its Deepwater Terminal in Pasadena, Texas.   Kinder Morgan's yard control system will be hosted at RailComm's...
The Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP) will soon have a new executive director, Joseph Szabo.   Szabo was selected unanimously after a national search by the agency's board, which is appointed by elected leaders from across...