Latest Rail News
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 ...
Florida East Coast Railway named Robert Stevens to the position of vice president, chief engineering officer effective December 1, 2010. Bob joined the Florida East Coast Railway in 2007 as the general director, roadway maintenance and was later promoted to chief engineer in 2008. Prio ...
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Board of Commissioners approved a $7.2 billion budget for 2011 that calls for a third consecutive year of zero growth in operating expenses and reduces headcount by 200 positions to the lowest level in 40 years. The fiscal discipline on the ...
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