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UP strengthens transportation infrastructure in Illinois, Iowa
Union Pacific will strengthen transportation infrastructure in Illinois and Iowa by investing nearly $27 million in the rail line between Manlius and Edelstein, Ill., and the rail line between Boone…
NS completes annual maintenance blitz
Norfolk Southern has completed $22.6 million worth of track, bridge and signal improvements along its major coal line through Pennsylvania's Monongahela Valley.
CP hires new VP operations Eastern Region
Canadian Pacific hired veteran railroader Tony Marquis as its new vice president operations Eastern Region with accountability for its Eastern Canada and the Northeast U.S. operations.
NS brings back 170 furloughed employees
According to Robin Chapman, a Virginia spokesperson for Norfolk Southern, 170 furloughed NS employees are headed back to work, in a story posted on the United Transportation Union's website.
CP and K+S Potash sign long-term agreement
K+S Potash Canada and Canadian Pacific signed an exclusive long-term volume-based contract on the transportation of potash products from K+S' Legacy Site.
CN to serve new Alberta frac sand transloading terminal in November
Canadian National will start serving a new frac sand terminal north of Grande Prairie, AB, Canada, starting in November 2013.
TIGER grant finalized for Montana Multimodal hub
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx has finalized a $10 million Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) 2011 grant for the Port of Northern Montana Multimodal Hub Center in Shelby, Mont.
Ann Arbor Railroad to lease Ohio track from NS
Ann Arbor Railroad, Inc. (AA), filed with the Surface Transportation Board on June 24 for permission to lease approximately 3.69 miles of track in Toledo, Ohio, from Norfolk Southern (NS).
TranSystems hires SVP of passenger and freight rail
TranSystems hired Sam Mansour, P.E., as senior vice president and client manager for the company's passenger and freight rail practice areas. Mansour will be responsible for business development, client service…
Foxx Sworn in as 17th U.S. secretary of transportation
Anthony Foxx was sworn in as the nation's 17th secretary of transportation by Judge Nathaniel Jones in a private ceremony at U.S. Department of Transportation headquarters July 2, 2013.
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