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July 21, 2017
North Carolina Ports and CSX announced a new daily intermodal service between the Port of Wilmington and Charlotte, beginning July 28. The double stack Queen City Express marks the official return of intermodal rail to its facilities, the North Carolina State...
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July 21, 2017
Union Pacific Corp. tallied second quarter 2017 net income of nearly $1.2 billion, up from $1 billion in the year-ago quarter on operating revenue that was 10% higher at $5.3 billion. The Omaha-based carrier said second-quarter operating ratio was 61.8%, a...
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July 21, 2017
Kansas City Southern reported record second quarter 2017 revenues of $656 million, up 15% on-year, as carloads increased 6%. The Kansas City, Mo.-based company said operating income increased 9% to $239 million, a historic quarterly record. Net income totaled $135 million,...
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July 21, 2017
Canadian Pacific and the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference Maintenance of Way Employees Division (TCRC-MWED) announced they have ratified a new five-year labor agreement. "We thank the union leadership for their vision and willingness to work with us proactively and collaboratively during...
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July 21, 2017
WSP USA, the company formerly called Parsons Brinckerhoff, has named two rail transit industry veterans to executive positions. Stephen Bonina, P.E., joins as Vice President and Eastern Region Fleet Manager for WSP’s TEC (Transit & Rail Technical Excellence Center), Newark,...

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July 20, 2017
Intermodal shipments sparked U.S. rail traffic for the week ending July 15 as freight totaled 540,005 carloads and intermodal units, up 3.8% compared to the...
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July 20, 2017
Canadian Pacific Railway reported record second-quarter earnings on across-the-board improvements and ongoing volume gains through the first half of the...
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July 20, 2017
Stephen Hoye has been appointed vice president of Pacific Harbor Line by parent Anacostia Rail Holdings, effective in early August. Since 2011 Hoye had served...
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July 20, 2017
Port of New Orleans President and Chief Executive Brandy Christian has been appointed to the Railroad-Shipper Transportation Advisory Council (RSTAC). The...
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July 19, 2017
Global mining conglomerate Rio Tinto says AutoHaul®—the US$518 million automation of its Western Australia Pilbara iron ore heavy-haul rail network—is...

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