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"CP is focused on continuously improving service reliability, asset velocity and productivity. With strong demand projected in many of our commodity based businesses, this capital plan will enable us to meet our customer's needs and continue to lower our operating ratio to create a stronge ...
The Surface Transportation Board will hold a public hearing on May 3 to explore the current state of competition in the railroad industry and possible policy initiatives to promote more rail-to-rail competition. “I said last year that it was time for the Board to revisit the curre ...
The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio has received approved construction authorization from the Ohio Rail Development Commission directing Norfolk Southern to upgrade existing flashing lights and roadway gates at the Lewis Road and the Columbia Road/State Route 252 grade crossings located in t ...
12 January 2011

Gary McVoy joins PB

Gary R. McVoy has been named transportation sustainability practice leader of Parsons Brinckerhoff.   In his new position, McVoy, who will be based in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office, will be responsible for advising PB’s clients on sustainability, environmental stew ...
Bourque Logistics, a rail logistics software company in The Woodlands, Texas, has certified Lat-Lon's remote monitoring devices for integration with BL's RAILTRAC® GPS software. With this combination, shippers can now enhance decision-making, asset management and regulatory compliance through re ...
Arch Coal, Inc., of St. Louis, has acquired a 38 percent interest in Millennium Bulk Terminals-Longview, LLC, the owner of a bulk commodity terminal on the Columbia River near Longview, Wash., in exchange for $25 million plus additional consideration upon the completion of certain project milestones ...
William Schafer, Jr., has joined TranSystems' freight rail group bringing expertise in planning, engineering, and construction for freight and passenger main track infrastructure, terminal facilities and commuter and light rail systems. Schafer has more than 30 years experience in the rail indus ...
11 January 2011

N.J. Governor

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie put forward a transportation capital plan for the next five years that will improve critical infrastructure throughout N.J. and begin to end the state's long over reliance on debt to finance transportation projects. The plan is consistent with the Gov ...
Leveraging the economic and environmental benefits of rail, customers committed to 130 new or expanded facilities on CSXT lines in 2010. Upon completion, these projects will create as many as 5,200 new jobs. The facilities are located in 18 states, and include markets such as energy, c ...
Alderon has initiated discussions with Iron Ore Company of Canada, a member of the Rio Tinto group, on use of the Quebec North Shore & Labrador Railway. Alderon has also initiated discussions with the Port of Sept-Iles for access to its soon-to-be constructed deep water multi-user facility. ...
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