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Charles W. "Wick" Moorman, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Norfolk Southern Corporation, has been named 2011 Railroader of the Year by Railway Age. "Wick Moorman provides the strong leadership that has enabled Norfolk Southern to make great strides in ...
After months of work along the North Carolina Railroad through downtown Kinston, payoff should come to motorists after December 20 with fewer delays thanks to speedier trains through town. According to NCRR, even the slight increase in speed will make train passage through downtown more efficien ...
KCSR/KCSM have established a new international rail operations support team at corporate headquarters in Kansas City, Mo. This team will further support the one network-one team concept by managing the demurrage, waybill and Management Control System functions in support of the KCSR customer so ...
The smallest railroad in Grand Island, Neb., Cornhusker Railway, has changed ownership and is now FreightCar Short Line. The five-mile line at the former Cornhusker Army Ammunition Plant runs between Union Pacific tracks at Alda, Neb., and the Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad near ...
R.J. Corman Railroad Group moves forward with a railroad renovation project in three states, Kentucky, Tennessee and Virginia. An expected 50 jobs will be created by the project in Kentucky alone. RJ Corman Railroad Group's Vice President of Strategic Planning and Developm ...
An additional two locations along the Union Pacific line between Shawnee, Okla. and Oklahoma City, Okla. may be renovated. Bids for four "critical locations" along the 38-mile line cost less than what was anticipated, said Edward Landreth, a consulting civil engineer for Arkansas & ...
The Florida Northern Railroad Company, which owns and operates 14 miles of railroad lines that run through downtown High Springs, Fla., wrote a letter earlier this year to Prime Conduit, a pipe plant in High Springs and a major user of the railroad tracks, explaining that it was going to close d ...
Koppers Inc. signed an Asset Purchase Agreement to acquire the Rail Joint business product line and related manufacturing facility of Portec Rail Products, Inc. for an undisclosed purchase price. The proposed transaction between Koppers and Portec is subject to certain regulatory approvals, incl ...
Arup North America Ltd. will present design work for the Bellevue City Council's preferred alternative (B7) rail through South Bellevue, Wash., that runs along the BNSF rail corridor. The $670,723 contract is a result of a council vote last month to embark upon the first of a three-ph ...
PCL Construction Services Inc. of Burnsville, Minn., will be converting a vacant former factory in St. Paul into the operations and maintenance facility for the Central Corridor Light Rail Transit Project, a $43.1 million contract from the Metropolitan Council. The contract includes $1 ...
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