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02 November 2011

Hondo Railway BNSF

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.

Planning and development efforts for Amtrak's existing Northeast Corridor and its proposed new, dedicated 220-mph next-generation high-speed rail system are being fully integrated within a new Northeast Corridor Infrastructure and Investment Development business line. This integrated business li ...
Florida's Jacksonville Port Authority, with assistance from the city of Jacksonville and the State of Florida, is seeking $25 million from the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery Discretionary Grant of the U.S. Department of Transportation for construction of a $45 million Int ...
U.S. Representative John Lewis and Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed joined the State Transportation Board, other officials and private-sector partners in commemorating the signing of an agreement for the initial development of a Multi-Modal Passenger Terminal and commercial center in downtown Atlanta. ...
The Texas Department of Transportation submitted four applications to the U.S. Department of Transportation, requesting more than $93.8 million in federal Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery discretionary grant money to advance rail and highway projects across the state. ...
Patriot Rail Corp., a privately-held shortline and regional freight railroad company, through its Louisiana and North West Railroad subsidiary, has entered into a long-term lease and rail freight services agreement with Pro Sands Processing, LLC, a frac sand supply, storage and delivery services ...
Crews from the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority will begin replacement of concrete slabs along Red Line track from Harvard to Alewife. The track sits on concrete slabs that float on rubber disks, which absorb noise and vibration from trains. Years of water filtration into the tunnel ha ...
The Federal Railroad Administration issued new regulations to improve conditions of rail camp cars, backing several recommendations by the Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employes Division of the Teamsters Rail Conference. The sleeping and eating quarters installed in former freight ...
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