U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood awarded $7.9 million for the Washington Department of Transportation to construct a new station in Tukwila, Wash., replacing the current, temporary wooden structure and creating enhanced intermodal and parking facilities.
The Senate has approved a bill to fund several federal agencies for the 2012 fiscal year. The bill passed by a vote of 69 to 30 and now moves on to The House of Representatives, which has until November 18 to take action.
The Hondo Railway (HRR) was named Shortline of the Year at BNSF Railway's 15th annual Shortline Conference held in Irving, Texas, on October 13, 2011.
The Hilton & Albany Railroad, Inc. (HAL), a newly formed subsidiary of Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (GWI), signed an agreement with Norfolk Southern to lease and operate a 56-mile segment of NS track that runs from Hilton, Ga., to Albany, Ga.
CN and Ray-Mont Logistics entered an agreement to improve supply chain efficiencies and customer service for specialty grains.