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RAIL NEWS


iPort Rail Doncaster

The iPort Rail multimodal rail freight terminal in Doncaster has been officially opened by the Princess Royal. Her Royal Highness was met by local dignitaries and Read Article…

U.S. rail data

The Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported total U.S. weekly rail traffic was 502,208 carloads and intermodal units for the week ending September 8 Read article…

DB Cargo UK win

DB Cargo UK has been awarded a number of accolades at this year’s prestigious Rail Freight Awards. The introduction of the company’s new Business Read article…

UWC tank cars

Slavneft-YANOS (part of the Russian oil and gas company Slavneft) has signed a contract with Research and production corporation United Wagon Company (UWC) Read Article…

Hupac H1

In the first half of 2018 the Hupac Group achieved an increase in traffic of 7.7%. Transalpine transport through Switzerland developed particularly well with Read article…

U.S. rail data

U.S. railroads originated 1,386,026 carloads in August 2018, up 3.8 percent, compared with August 2017. U.S. railroads also originated 1,442,920 containers Read article…

Phosphorus for Germany

DB Schenker, DB Rail Services Czech Republic and DB Cargo Poland are now connecting Almaty, the largest city in Kazakhstan, with Wittenberg in central Germany Read Article…

Train control progress

Union Pacific continues to make significant progress implementing positive train control (PTC). The company will meet all required deadlines for installing Read article…

Greenbrier COO

The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. has announced that its Executive Vice President (EVP) and Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Lorie Tekorius, has been appointed Read article…

Innovative freight wagons

DB Cargo/VTG consortium is developing and testing four new wagon types as part of the “Innovative freight wagons” project subsidised by Germany’s Federal Read Article…

Locomotive contract

Bombardier Transportation and CD Cargo, the freight subsidiary of Czech Railways, have signed a purchase agreement for up to 50 of the newest generation of Read article…

BNSF logistics centre

BNSF Railway (BNSF) has premiered its newest logistics centre to customers, local officials and community members at an event in Moore, Okla., near Read article…

Wascosa adds wagons

The Swiss railway wagon leasing company Wascosa AG is acquiring about 4,400 freight Read Article…

PennDOT programme

The Pennsylvania State Transportation Commission has updated its 12-Year Read article…

SLSI appointment

The Short Line Safety Institute (SLSI) has appointed Sam Cotton for the position of Senior Read article…

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