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The House of Representatives passed H.R. 2353, a short-term authorization extension that will provide surface transportation funding through July 31, 2015. The Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, sponsored…
Watco Companies purchased two west Texas shortlines from Iowa Pacific Holdings, LLC, May 18, 2015. Watco Transportation Services (WTS) entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Texas and New…
The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency's (SFMTA) Central Subway tunnel portal entrance, which was the final element to the overall tunneling contract, is now finished. SFMTA says this portion of…
The Surface Transportation Board (STB) approved Norfolk Southern's acquisition of approximately 283 miles of rail line in Pennsylvania and New York from the Delaware & Hudson Railway Company, Inc. (D&H).
RailComm has been selected to replace a hardwired control system with its DOC® system at a Class 1 intermodal facility in Long Beach, Calif. The system will include replacing the…
Claude Mongeau, president and chief executive officer of Canadian National (CN) said that Canada's trade agenda requires a policy framework that encourages and rewards continued investment in supply-chain capacity and…
Norfolk Southern Board of Directors has named Alan Shaw executive vice president and chief marketing officer.
James H. Evans, who served as Union Pacific chairman of the board from 1977 to 1985, died May 11, 2015, at age 94.
Kansas City Southern will invest approximately $15.6 million in 2015 on construction and improvement projects on the segment of the Pittsburg Subdivision line from Kansas City to Stotesbury, Mo., which…
Union Pacific plans to invest nearly $6 million in 2015 to improve Wisconsin's transportation infrastructure, which the railroad says will enhance employee, community and customer safety and increase rail operating…
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