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RAIL NEWS


New CIO for NS

Norfolk Southern Corporation’s board of directors has appointed Fredric M. Ehlers as Chief Information Officer. In this new role, Fredric, a 32-year railroad veteran Read Article…

Wabtec acquisition

The Wabtec Corporation has acquired AM General Contractor (AM), a manufacturer of safety systems, mainly for transit rail cars. Based in Europe, AM has annual sales Read article…

UTLC tank containers

The Russian container transport company UTLC has started shipping tank containers from China to Europe. The first train, consisting of 82 twenty-foot tank containers Read article…

CRU and Rescar deal

Rail rolling stock maintenance provider Rescar Companies has signed a deal with CRU Group, under which subsidiary CRU Railcar Services will provide tank car Read Article…

Rail survey results

The US Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics has published its report of the composition of rail tank cars from 2013 to 2016. Section Read article…

Grant for readiness

The State of North Dakota has received a grant of $516,715 from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Administration that will Read article…

Arrows Up and SamSand

Arrows Up, LLC, the bulk material transport solution affiliate of OmniTRAX, Inc., has announces an agreement with SamSand, a mining operation in Garland Read Article…

RZD Logistics deal

RZD Logistics (Russian Railways Logistics), the largest multimodal logistics operator in the CIS and Baltic countries, has reached an agreement with the Russian Read article…

UP restructure

Union Pacific is to consolidate its six major business units into four: Agricultural Products, Energy, Industrial and Premium. The company is also refocusing its Read article…

DB Cargo UK’s award

Rail freight operator DB Cargo UK has received an industry award from the Rail Freight Group (RFG) for its launch of the first ever rail freight service to travel from Read Article…

OmniTRAX President

OmniTRAX, Inc., one of the largest privately held transportation service companies in North America and an affiliate of The Broe Group, has named Pierre-Luc Read article…

VTG UK runner up

VTG UK Ltd has been named runner up in the closely contested Innovation and Technical Development category at the Rail Freight Group’s annual awards. VTG was Read article…

SLSI’s $500k PHMSA grant

The Short Line Safety Institute (SLSI) has been awarded a $500,000 grant by the Pipeline Read Article…

G&W joint venture

Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (G&W) and SEACOR Holdings Inc. (SEACOR) have formed Read article…

Vertex appointment

Vertex Railcar Corp. has appointed a new Regional Sales Manager to oversee the Read article…

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