Rail

New Orleans Public Belt Railroad Launches railnola.com

New Orleans Public Belt Railroad Corporation is proud to announce the launch of its new site, railnola.com. NOPB teamed up with Trumpet, an award-winning branding firm, based in New Orleans, to create the site and modern aesthetic. It offers a seamless, user-friendly experience and a clean, easy-to-navigate layout. NOPB is thrilled to share its new web presence with both existing and prospective customers and community alike.  “We have officially moved over ... [+]

NOLA and NOPB Boards Move Avondale Revitalization Forward

The Board of Commissioners of the Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) and the Board of Directors of the New Orleans Public Belt Railroad Corporation (NOPB) approved separate resolutions authorizing nonbinding Cooperative Endeavor Agreements between Port NOLA, NOPB, Jefferson Parish and Avondale Marine LLC to facilitate the ... [+]

GPA approves $92M rail expansion

The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) moved 375,833 TEUs in August, an 8 percent increase over August 2017.  In addition, the GPA handled 86,200 intermodal TEUs, a 33 percent jump.  "A strengthening economy and a greater reliance on GPA in major inland markets is driving growth at ... [+]

CN orders 60+ locomotives from GE Transportation

GE Transportation has announced that CN will acquire 60 additional locomotives, expanding the class I’s 200-unit order placed in December 2017. “With strong demand across our business, we continue to invest for the long haul with these locomotives that further expand the reliability and size of ... [+]

CP announces plans for half billion dollar investment

​Canadian Pacific Railway Limited plans to invest more than a half-billion dollars on new high-capacity grain hopper cars as part of its commitment to the North American agricultural sector. CP grain shippers can expect to see more than 500 of these new cars in service ... [+]

Cargo Sustainability in North America’s 2nd Great Railway Boom to be Debated at Multimodal Americas

North America’s transforming cargo infrastructure, from the second great railway boom to strong growth in inland waterway transport, will go under the limelight at the inaugural Multimodal Americas show this fall in Toronto, Canada. Experts from leading logistics companies from across the globe will convene at ... [+]

CN welcomes federal infrastructure investment in Vancouver

CN recently report that the Canadian the federal government’s support of infrastructure investments in Vancouver through the National Trade Corridors Fund (NTCF) will help the long-term expansion of trade between Canada and Asia. “We applaud the Government of Canada’s actions to expand Canada’s key trade corridors and make them more ... [+]

Connecting the CR Express with “Belt and Road” Logistics Networks

China is actively promoting economic and trade co-operation with countries and regions along the Belt and Road routes. This includes expansion of the China-Europe Railway Express (CR Express) network running between the Chinese mainland and Europe, providing express rail freight as an alternative to sea ... [+]

CN investing in 1,000 new generation grain hopper cars

Canadian National Railroad (CN) announced plans to acquire 1,000 new generation high-cube grain hopper cars over the next two years to rejuvenate the aging equipment needed to serve increasing annual crop yields. “This substantial investment in higher capacity payload hopper cars, with up to 10% more ... [+]

VIG Introduces New Terminal Operating System

A new, unified terminal operating system is driving the terminal data and control systems at Virginia International Gateway (VIG) following the recent, successful changeover from a system that was more than 10 years old. “Our ability to efficiently coordinate all of the operations, analyze the ... [+]