The advent of Brightline train service through Fort Lauderdale has required the Florida East Coast to close a drawbridge bridge over the New River more frequently than before. The bridge remains open
Beginning Feb. 17, E. Jean Savage, who currently serves on the Trinity Board and is a Caterpillar vice president, will become Chief Executive Officer at Trinity Industries, according to a report in
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) today reported U.S. rail traffic for the week ending January 11, 2020.
The Transportation Research Board (TRB) conference is being held in Washington, D.C. this week, and one of the panels, “The Future of North American Freight Rail Transportation,” focused on the role of
FreightWaves reports that Sergio Sabatini has been promoted to president of the short-line railroad, OmniTRAX. Gord Anutooshkin will move into Sabatini’s previous role of COO.
WJZ 13 CBS Baltimore is reporting that fifteen states are opposed to the proposed shipment of LNG (liquified natural gas, or methane) by rail, and are making their position known through their
The railroad industry estimates that advances in fault detection technology are preventing more than 700 road failures monthly on the North American system, based on 2019 preliminary statistics. Among the efforts to
The Reading & Northern Railroad (R&N) had another banner year breaking previous records for carloadings, freight revenue, and excursion ticket sales. Despite the fact that the national rail freight industry suffered a
On its Twitter page Watco Companies is announcing the expansion of the short line’s Decatur & Eastern Illinois Railroad behind the purchase of the Eastern Illinois Railroad from Archer Daniels Midland.
A new year does not mean 2019 and 2018 are going away for the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad.