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RAIL NEWS


G&W acquisition

Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (G&W), together with Brookfield Infrastructure, GIC and Brookfield Infrastructure’s institutional partners (together referred to as the Read Article…

Houston rail

Port Freeport, Union Pacific Railroad and other organisations held a ribbon cutting ceremony on June 28 to mark the first-phase completion of the $21 million Parcel Read article…

U.S. rail data

U.S. weekly rail traffic was 448,459 carloads and intermodal units in the week ending July 6, down 7.5 percent compared with the same week last year. According to the Read article…

Safety giants

Two of the UK’s leading rail freight companies joined forces during National Rail Safety Week (June 24-28) to tackle the issues of site safety and security. Colleagues Read Article…

Digital railway

The UK’s Network Rail has published a framework that sets out the long-term delivery of digital signalling, to bring significant benefits to passengers and help suppliers Read article…

FastTrack

The popularity of the train as mode of transport is increasing and Rotterdam is also increasingly developing as a rail hub. Trains are reliable and environmentally Read article…

UWC tank cars

United Wagon Company (UWC) has shipped 26 tank cars for the transportation of molasses and vegetable oils to GATX Rail Vostok (a subsidiary of GATX Read Article…

A Savvy win

Savvy Telematic Systems AG has been awarded the IVS Innovation Prize by the Schaffhauser Platzbanken. Innovations from companies at the interface of Read article…

Hydrogen train

Luxfer Gas Cylinders, a business unit of Luxfer Holdings and the world’s largest manufacturer of high-pressure composite and aluminium cylinders, has Read article…

Prioritising safety

The rail industry is delivering something more than freight: It’s delivering on its commitment to safety. Safety is more than just a virtue of the rail industry — it serves Read Article…

Xrail

Seven European rail freight companies, including DB Cargo, have joined the Xrail alliance to set a European standard for competitive and sustainable single Read article…

Railroad Commission

At an open meeting of the Railroad Commission of Texas, Commissioner Wayne Christian was unanimously elected Chairman. Following the vote, Wayne released the Read article…

Interlocking rail

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) has awarded $19.2 million in federal Read Article…

New locomotive

On Wednesday, GB Railfreight (GBRf) and Global building materials supplier CEMEX Read article…

Assessing safety

In a report issued on June 7 the Short Line Safety Institute’s (SLSI) signature programme Read article…

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