Union Pacific will strengthen Iowa's transportation infrastructure by investing $8 million in the rail line between Lowden and near Blairstown.
CSX has named Bob Frulla vice president of transportation for the Northern Region. Frulla succeeds Gary Bethel, who is retiring after 43 years with CSX.
Work is progressing on the Loyalsock Creek rail bridge in Lycoming County, Pa., as the Susquehanna Economic Development Association Council of Governments (SEDA-COG) Joint Rail Authority continues to target a summer 2014 completion.
BNSF plans to invest an estimated $145 million on maintenance and rail capacity expansion projects in Illinois this year.