Railroads

Search tags:
GE Transportation spins off rail unit in $11.1 billion merger with Wabtec
Combination to end GE's long direct involvement with North American rail.
Hamberger, head of AAR, to retire from group in early 2019
Organization has grown in influence during president, CEO's 20-year tenure.
AAR about-face on longer trucks traced to short-line influence, shipper group says
Individual railroads remain neutral on longer trucks despite their trade group's shift, sources say.
AAR, in policy shift, to oppose any effort to change truck size laws
Rail trade group had been mostly indifferent to moves boosting twin-trailer length to 33 feet each.
Bourque Logistics opens office in Jacksonville, Fla.
Texas rail logistics specialist also expands international operations in Romania and Singapore.
Transportation-industry economist launches website
Truckstop.com's chief economist, Noël Perry, says Transport Futures site will offer insight and data for transport decision makers.
South Carolina officially opens inland port facility in Dillon
Dillon joins Greer in state's inland port network.
Capacity crisis (surprise!) hogs the spotlight at TIA annual conference
Public, private networking chatter focus on the rate pain likely to come.
Begeman named permanent STB head; worsening rail service at top of agenda
Agency asks all major rails to address service issues.
Will surging freight rates herald the return of the inflation boogieman?
General Mills sees quarterly profits compressed by freight-cost melt-up. Analyst sees no long-term repercussions, but short-term fluctuations.

More Railroads Articles »