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CN has acquired more than 1,000 new domestic containers to better serve manufacturers and distributors of grocery and consumer goods in domestic markets across Canada and grow the railway's participation in the segment. Roughly 80 percent of the new containers are heated, ensuring year ...
Wabtec Corporation's MotivePower subsidiary has signed a contract to build 22 new locomotives for CBH Group, handler and transporter of grain in Australia. The locomotives are scheduled to be delivered in 2012. Under the contract, MotivePower will build a combination of standard- and ...
In a letter addressed to NRC members, Chuck Baker, NRC president wrote: NRC Members and friends, With deep sadness, I write to let you know that two members of the NRC family, Mark Meyer and his wife Holly, passed away on Friday night April 8 after being involved in a fatal tr ...
Canadian National and Earth Day Canada have announced a five-year partnership agreement under which EDC will support a CN program to encourage environmental values and initiatives among CN employees across North America. Working at key North American CN offices and yard facilities, the ...
Watco Transportation Services, LLC., based in Pittsburg, Kan., has announced the successful start-up of the Autauga Northern Railroad (AUT), which began serving Customers on Saturday, April 9. The AUT is Watco's third railroad in Alabama continuing a strong partnership with both the state and it ...
The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority and Massachusetts Bay Commuter Railroad Company have decided to expand the Quiet Car pilot program to all commuter rail lines on a permanent basis. "The MBTA is pleased that the Quiet Car pilot program has provided customers with an e ...
Diagnostic reviews will begin this summer at railroad crossings around the state of Wyoming to determine what improvements are needed to create railroad quiet zones under a program funded by the 2011 Legislature. Lawmakers appropriated $5 million for improvements at crossings in Wyomin ...
The N.C. Department of Transportation's Rail Division has made safety improvements at railroad crossings in the Iredell County town of Mooresville, the Buncombe County city of Canton, the Jackson County community of Balsam, the Stanly County city of Albemarle and the Randolph County city of Arch ...
Union Pacific Railroad named 79 companies as annual Pinnacle Award recipients for chemical transportation safety. The award annually recognizes UP customers that implemented successful prevention and corrective plans and achieved a rate of zero non-accident releases for shipments of regulated ha ...
"The development of intercity passenger rail and Amtrak's national system should be afforded a significant role in the nation's federal surface transportation programs," said Joe McHugh, Amtrak vice president for government affairs and corporate communications in a written testimony re ...
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