Rail

RAIL NEWS


Greenbrier & ARI

The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. has announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire the manufacturing business of American Railcar Industries Read Article…

Change afoot

Five new regional managing directors were announced today as a key part in Network Rail’s evolution to a more nimble, customer-focused company that puts Read article…

CP6 contract

GB Railfreight (GBRf) has announced that final contracts have been signed with Network Rail for the new Control Period 6 (CP6). In what has been a hugely successful Read article…

Hupac shift

According to a simulation by the Swiss combined transport Hupac, the productivity gains of the Alptransit project with the Gotthard and Ceneri base tunnels are lower Read Article…

RailxTech

The U.S. Association of American Railroads (AAR) hosted its second annual “RailxTech” event on Capitol Hill, bringing together the nation’s Class I railroads to offer Read article…

Watco, SCH JV

Watco Companies recently entered into a joint venture with SCH Services to create an inland terminal network in the four rivers area of Illinois-Kentucky capable of handling Read article…

U.S. rail data

U.S. railroads originated 1,041,544 carloads in April 2019, down 0.9 percent, or 9,130 carloads, from April 2018. U.S. railroads also originated 1,056,146 containers Read Article…

Environmental award

The Association of American Railroads (AAR) has named Gary Van Tassel II of CSX Transportation as the 2019 John H. Chafee Environmental Excellence Read article…

Top 50 projects

CG/LA Infrastructure has released its 3rd Annual Strategic 50 U.S. Infrastructure Projects Report and two big Texas transportation programmes made the list. The Top Read article…

U.S. rail data

The Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported U.S. rail traffic for the week ending April 20, 2019, was 526,141 carloads and intermodal units, down 2.4 percent Read Article…

Eurosib & UWC

Eurosib SPb – Transport Systems and United Wagon Company (UWC) have signed a contract for the production and supply of 400 new generation container Read article…

FRED app

The train drivers of DB Fernverkehr were the first to use the FRED app, and now all of DB Cargo’s train drivers in Germany can use the app on their company-issued tablets Read article…

AAR statement

Ian Jefferies, President and CEO of the Association of American Railroads (AAR) Read Article…

EFRA event

“How to turn rail freight into a profitable business?”. ERFA held this year its Read article…

U.S. rail traffic

Total U.S. weekly rail traffic was 528,167 carloads and intermodal units, down Read article…

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