Louisville, Ky. – I have spent more than 50 years in the rail industry, all of it in the Communications & Signals segment. I will be retiring after the joint REMSA/RSSI Exhibition
Yards & Terminals
Port NOLA Awarded $73.77MM U.S. DOT Grant for Terminal — From Our Colleagues at Railway Age and Marine Log
The Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) will receive $73.77 million from the federal government to assist in building the Louisiana International Terminal (LIT) project, which will provide an efficient gateway for the movement of cargo on
COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio Rail Development Commission has approved federal grants for several rail projects.
COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio Rail Development Commission approved grants for Wheeling & Lake Erie Railway and Newburgh & South Shore Railroad.
DECATUR, Ill.– Norfolk Southern has completed improvements to its Decatur Terminal in central Illinois.
The 2023 Railway Age / RT&S Women in Rail event, to be held Nov. 2 in Chicago, will feature a panel of human resources and recruitment executives discussing changes in freight and passenger rail recruitment, retention,
IRONDALE, Ala. – Norfolk Southern’s Norris Yard in Alabama receives a 24 hour renovation that includes a new speed controller and scale.
PANAMA CITY, Fla. – Port officials have made upgrades to rail infrastructure that runs in and out of an old paper mill property.
Topping the list of reasons to attend Railway Age / RT&S Women in Rail, to be held Nov. 2 in Chicago, is opening speaker Judy Carter, Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer at BNSF.
The National Railway Historical Society recently entered into a new partnership with Railway Age and Railway Track & Structures to present the “Outstanding Railroad Historic Preservation Award,” designed to recognize a railroad for its efforts in
The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) is now accepting infrastructure project applications for up to $5.575 billion in funding from three major discretionary grant programs. Applications are being solicited together under a single Notice
WILLMAR, Minn. – The city of Willmar approved a purchase for land to be developed into an industrial rail park.
The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) has awarded the first round of funding in its 2023 Michigan Rail Enhancement Grant Program (M-REP). Twelve projects were selected to receive $19 million for “strategic
Alabama Southern Railroad (ABS), a Watco subsidiary, is investing nearly $10 million to build a second rail yard in Tuscaloosa, Ala., according to a May 18 report in the Tuscaloosa Thread. The new
The Ohio Rail Development Commission (Rail Commission) on May 11 approved a grant of up to $750,000 to Columbus & Ohio River Rail Road (CUOH), a Genesee & Wyoming, Inc. Company, to improve capacity at the Class II’s Newark Yard and mitigate the possibility of blocked railroad crossings in Zanesville, Ohio.
Following a train collision that occurred on April 16 involving a misaligned switch, the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has released a Safety Bulletin to remind railroads about ways to “ensure safe operation of hand-operated main track switches.”
The California Air Resources Board (CARB) on April 27 passed a new rule aimed at reducing emissions from locomotives when they operate within the state. According to CARB, under the In-Use Locomotive Regulation—the
In Illinois, 22 port, rail and highway projects will share $200 million in grant funding to address bottlenecks, increase mobility, and improve the supply chain up and down the state, Gov. JB
The departments of transportation in Minnesota (MnDOT) and New Jersey (NJDOT) are investing $6.95 million and $27.8 million, respectively, in projects that will improve freight rail infrastructure.
The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) has released its 2023-2028 Forecast, focusing on the $151.4 million in funding required to go toward planned local projects needing state support for rail and bridge upgrades, new industrial parks and job creation.