FreightWaves is reporting that Greenbrier, a railcar manufacturer and lessor, has new goals for freight car design that are part of the company’s sustainability plans. The report says that one goal is to
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) today reported U.S. rail traffic for the week ending August 17, 2019. For this week, total U.S. weekly rail traffic was 537,617 carloads and intermodal units,
The American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA), represented by Jo Strang, Senior Vice President, Safety & Regulatory Policy, testified Monday before a Small Business Administration hearing on National Regulatory Fairness.
On May 29 of this year, the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) withdrew from its notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) on the issue of the number of crew members on a freight train.
Yesterday, Congresswoman Angie Craig (D-Minnesota) joined the Railway Engineering-Maintenance Suppliers Association (REMSA) and its member RailWorks at their project office in Lakeville, MN. Congresswoman Craig spoke with company executives and rail industry
The drumbeat of declining weekly rail traffic goes on. The Association of American Railroads (AAR) today reported U.S. rail traffic for the week ending August 10, 2019. For this week, total U.S.
Genesee & Wyoming, Inc. has announced the opening of a Choice Terminal bulk transfer facility on its Georgia Southwestern Railroad, Inc. (GSWR) subsidiary in Bainbridge.
KFVS-TV, the CBS affiliate in Cape Girardeau, Missouri is reporting that legislation requiring two-man crews for freight trains operating in Illinois has been signed into law by Governor J.B. Pritzker. The legislation
Grafton & Upton Railroad could use the space, but not everyone in Hopedale is willing to budge.
The North Carolina Department of Transportation has approved a $6.4 million grant for the purchase of the TR Line. The rail line has not seen any action since the Ecusta cigarette paper