BNSF has planned a 2013 capital commitment program of approximately $4.1 billion, approximately a $450-million increase over its 2012 capital spend of $3.6 billion.
CSX is planning a major track capacity expansion on its River Line between northern New Jersey and the Albany, N.Y., region.
Norfolk Southern opened its third Crescent Corridor intermodal facility, a $97-million terminal in South Central Pennsylvania that advances the company's multi-state rail infrastructure initiative connecting the Southeast and the Northeast.
In 2012, Kansas City Sourthern's U.S. engineering department achieved a record low injury frequency ratio.
Florida East Coast Railway (FEC) appointed Francis Chinnici as senior vice president, engineering and purchasing. Robert Stevens, vice president and chief engineering officer, will retire, effective Feb. 28.
Koppers Inc. and Norfolk Southern have agreed to a three-year contract for bonded rail joint assemblies.
The American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association (AREMA) Educational Foundation is accepting applications for the 2013 Scholarship Program. The deadline is March 8, 2013.
The Detroit, Mich., M-1 Rail project can move forward immediately using the $25 million Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery grant previously awarded for transit in the city.
Port Everglades broke ground on a $73-million combined on-port international and domestic cargo rail facility near Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.
Canadian National plans to construct an intermodal ramp at its freight yard in Joliet, Ill., to offer import/export customers key access to numerous Chicagoland distribution centers.