Report prioritizes research projects regarding shipping choices, truck limits

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine has released a new report that outlines a research path toward addressing uncertainties in estimating the potential impacts of proposed changes to truck size

CSX selling Florida Panhandle lines

CSX plans to sell 373 miles of track in the Florida Panhandle to a new company backed by an investment group headed by veteran short line entrepreneur Gary Marino.

Hardesty & Hanover taps Farmer to lead freight rail

Hardesty & Hanover (H&H) has added Bret Farmer, PE, as the firm’s new national director of Freight Rail.

AAR’s Fernandez-Willey to launch LRW webinar series

Association of American Railroads (AAR) Senior Economist Luisa Fernandez-Willey will host “U.S. Freight Railroads and the U.S. Economy,” the League of Railway Women’s (LRW) inaugural webinar in its new “Railroading 101” series.

KCS Holiday Express ready to roll

Kansas City Southern’s 18th annual Holiday Express will distribute a $171,756 in gift cards to The Salvation Army its 27-stop journey through 22 communities in eight states.

ASLRRA, Wabtec offer cloud PTC solution

The American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA) has entered into an agreement with Wabtec Railway Electronics, Inc. to provide Positive Train Control (PTC) support to its members via the Wabtec Cloud

New Norfolk Southern appointee Farrell to aid PSR implementation

Norfolk Southern made a key executive appointment as it took another step in its previously-announced plan to implement Precision Scheduled Railroading.

R. J. Corman finalizes acquisition of two shortlines, commuter-rail service

R. J. Corman Railroad Company has finalized an agreement to acquire the Nashville & Eastern Railroad Corp. (NERR), Nashville & Western Railroad Corp. (NWR), Transit Solutions Group, a commuter rail operation and

BNSF report details sustainability progress

BNSF Railway issued its annual Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Report highlighting progress on key initiatives in the areas of sustaining its operations, creating value for its customers, engaging with employees and connecting with

OLI Board taps Maleh as new executive director

The Operation Lifesaver, Inc. (OLI) Board of Directors has appointed Rachel Maleh as its new executive director.