FRA Administrator Amit Bose testified on behalf of the Department at the Surface Transportation Board Hearing on Amtrak’s application seeking to restore passenger rail service along the Gulf Coast (Docket No. FD 36496).
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The Surface Transportation Board recently approved a new rail line in Utah, and officials can’t say enough against it.
The Surface Transportation Board issued a decision granting approval for exemptions sought by Watco Holdings, Inc., and two of its subsidiaries (collectively, Watco) in the acquisition of approximately 652 miles of rail line in Wisconsin and Michigan from Wisconsin Central Ltd. (WCL), which is controlled by Canadian National Railway Company.
MidRail LLC Chairman Gil Lamphere offers his views on the competition between Canadian Pacific and CN to acquire Kansas City Southern, discussing the details of voting trusts and the role of the Surface Transportation Board, and other railroad merger-related issues, with Railway Age Editor-in-Chief William C. Vantuono.
You win one, you lose one. However, Texas Central Railroad still may be coming out ahead with its project that will connect Dallas to Houston with high-speed rail. The Surface Transportation Board
For more or for less. Geometry was indeed the less of me. I have always been pretty good with numbers, so math and algebra were not much of a challenge for me
Blockades continue to be a problem for many on Canadian rail. Canadian National train derails in Ontario, Canada. Group wants STB to help with Union Pacific deal. Canada to lift speed restrictions
If you can’t get what you want, ask the Surface Transportation Board to intervene.
For years the Tennessee Railroad track that ran from Oneida in Scott County, Tenn., to Devonia in Anderson County, Tenn., was used to carry coal from mines. Today, the line itself could
Freightwaves is reporting that Surface Transportation Board data indicates that November 2019 Class 1 employment totals were 133,225, or 10.6% lower than November 2018.
Canadian Pacific has closed the transaction related to the acquisition of the Central Maine & Quebec Railway (“CMQ”). The acquisition of CMQ in the U.S. remains subject to Surface Transportation Board approval.
Instead of a swap, the city of Passaic, N.J., is now preferring that only money changes hands.
The National Grain and Feed Association (NGFA) would like to see the Surface Transportation Board (STB) make more of a statement regarding Class 1 demurrage and accessorial practices.
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STB: Container bunching has created unfair demurrage practices; Precision Scheduled Railroading is the culprit
More railcars all at once might force the Surface Transportation Board (STB) to do something once and for all. For now, the STB is recommending shippers and railroad companies work together to
There might be too many stones at stake. Warren County, N.Y., officials do not want a section of rail line marked abandoned and switched over to a recreational trail, and one of
President Donald Trump intends to nominate two Republicans to fill open seats on the Surface Transportation Board (STB).