Watco’s newest short line, the Texas Coastal Bend Railroad (TCBR), unveiled two locomotives emblazoned with the Port of Corpus Christi logo at a ribbon-cutting ceremony this week.
Last week, the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) approved safety upgrades at rail crossings in Columbiana, Lorain, Tuscarawas and Union counties.
Hays Thomas Watkins, former CSX Chairman and CEO, died July 29, 2022 in Richmond, Va. He was 96.
BNSF Railway Company (BNSF) has partnered with the Northwest Seaport Alliance (NWSA) to develop a new rail hub at the Port of Tacoma to meet increased intermodal demand in the greater Seattle region and unlock capacity.
The Georgia Ports Authority closed out Fiscal Year 2022 with its busiest June ever, handling 494,107 twenty-foot equivalent container units. GPA is handling the highest volume of ad hoc and new service vessels the Port of Savannah has experienced to date.
This week, the Canadian Minister of Transport, the Honourable Omar Alghabra, announced that the Government of Canada is taking new actions to improve rail safety, in alignment with the Transportation Safety Board of Canada’s recommendations regarding the derailment in Field, British Columbia, in 2019.
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has released its first report on the collision between Amtrak’s Southwest Chief and a dump truck in rural Missouri.
During the 1970s, the railroad industry as a whole was struggling. Some thought nationalization was imminent, and rail service was generally in the toilet.
The historic Northern Pacific Railway Bridge in Park County, Mont., is teetering on the edge of complete destruction.
ENSCO Rail, Inc., announced on July 21 that Etihad Rail, the developer and operator of the UAE National Rail Network, awarded the company a multi-year contract for a track inspection vehicle to assist in the building of the UAE’s first freight and passenger railway network.
RT&S Editor-in-Chief Bill Wilson finds some railroad bridge beauty in Pittsburgh.
A train derailed in Alpena Township, Mich., on July 21.
Geneva, Ill., has been waiting for a third rail to be constructed for quite some time, and officials said the project should begin next month.
The Port of Little Rock continues to add intermodal opportunities with barge-to-rail and barge-to-truck capabilities.
The Comeau Bridge in Haverhill, Mass., now has its days numbered.
The top news stories RT&S was following this week.
Union Pacific is making land claims out west, and it is leading people to believe the Class 1 is preparing for a line expansion.
Fortress Transportation and Infrastructure Investors LLC (“FTAI”; Nasdaq: FTAI) announced that its Board of Directors has approved the details and timing of the spin-off of its infrastructure business.
A rail bridge fire in Oklahoma City, Okla., has knocked out rail service in the area, and officials do not know when traffic will be able to continue.
A crumbling bridge in South Philadelphia is a daily reminder of a broken promise, according to residents.