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Bill Hjelholt joined HDR as director of freight rail. His responsibilities include developing HDR's vision and initiatives for continued growth and expansion of the freight rail sector across North America…
The Short Line Railroad Rehabilitation Act, also referred to as 45G, reached a significant milestone this week when it gained its 2,000th co-sponsor since its first introduction in 2004.
Beginning this fall, Genesee & Wyoming Inc.'s Arkansas Midland Railroad Company, Inc., (AKMD) subsidiary will offer the first ethanol unit train solution for the North Little Rock and surrounding gasoline-blending…
The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) has established the Build America Bureau, which will drive transportation infrastructure development projects in the United States by streamlining credit and grant opportunities while…
A managed affiliate of OmniTRAX, Inc., and an affiliate of The Broe Group and Topflight Grain Cooperative, Inc., are entering into a joint venture to operate, drive business to and…
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton issued an executive order, establishing the Governor’s Council on Freight Rail, which will bring together state officials and railroads in a public-private working group to improve…
As reported by Railway Age, the Federal Railroad Administration, at a June 15, 2016 hearing regarding the agency's proposed rule mandating two-person crews, heard two sharply contrasting arguments, one from…
Indiana Rail Road (INRD) officials hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony on July 14 to officially open the railroad's new Merom Transload, designed to provide efficient movement of commerce for current and…
The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), in coordination with the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), has proposed regulations for Oil Spill Response Plans and Information Sharing for High-Hazard Flammable…
North Carolina state transportation officials gathered in Durham July 12 to celebrate the completion of the Hopson Road grade separation and passing track project, which was designed to enhance rail…
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