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SCPA opens Inland Port Dillon The South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) opened its second inland port, Inland Port Dillon, on April 16. SCPA says the facility was constructed to handle strong growth for the port's intermodal rail cargo volumes and deepen its reach into markets through the Carolinas to the Northeast and Midwest.

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The South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) opened its second inland port, Inland Port Dillon, on April 16. SCPA says the facility was constructed to handle strong growth for the port's intermodal rail cargo volumes and...
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Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) Board Chairman Terry Peterson and CTA President Dorval R. Carter, Jr., celebrated on April 15 the opening of the first of two new bus and rail terminal facilities at 95th Street.     Officials...
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The government of Canada is committing CA$18.4 million (US$14.6 million) to the Port of Montréal for a rail project that will enhance trade corridors and help move commercial goods to market. "Our government is investing in...
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The International Association of Sheet Metal Air Rail and Transportation (SMART) Workers urged union members in an April 9 post on its website to take notice of a Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has request for...
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The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority's (MBTA) Fiscal and Management Control Board (FMCB) has voted to offer a $102.7 million contract to Barletta Heavy Division for work to rebuild its Wellington Rail Yard and upgrade its...

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Watco Companies, LLC, the owner and operator of Greens Port Industrial Park (Greens Port), located on the Houston Ship Channel, has acquired the assets of Industrial Terminals, L.P.     Officials announced March 27 that Watco has entered...
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BNSF Railway Company (BNSF) has announced a 2018 capital expenditure program for California valued at about $230 million.     The plan includes several capacity expansion projects and scheduled maintenance projects to maintain safety and reliability, BNSF said....
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The Pennsylvania State Transportation Commission has approved $32 million in grants to 27 rail freight improvement projects that will help sustain more than 400 jobs across Pennsylvania. "Keeping our extensive rail freight system in good shape...
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Ann Dawn Begeman was designated permanent chairman of the Surface Transportation Board (STB) March 19 by President Trump. She has been acting chairman since January 2017.     First nominated to the STB by President Obama and confirmed...
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The Pacific Harbor Line (PHL) recently celebrated the 20th anniversary of railroad services in the Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles area.     Officials said the company recognized the milestone Feb. 27 by hosting an on-site...

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