Rail

CN recognized

CN  is pleased to be recognized   as one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers by Canada’s Top 100 Employers for a third consecutive year.  “The diversity of our employees is among our biggest strengths and contributes to our ongoing success,’’ said Kim Madigan, Senior Vice-President, Human Resources at CN. “Therefore, it will continue to play a central role in our strategy to attract and retain the best people. Working with a broad ... [+]

APL launches Eagle Express X RailFlash

APL has launched Eagle Express X RailFlash, a new service providing express rail transfer for shipments arriving from China at the Port of Los Angeles to Chicago, Memphis, Dallas and Kansas City. APL’s EXX RailFlash dramatically shaves days off shipment’s transit into four U.S. inland destinations. ... [+]

CN recognized for leadership on climate change action for 10th straight year

CN has been highlighted as a global leader on corporate climate action by the CDP, achieving a place on the CDP Climate Change A list. The Climate A List has been produced at the request of 650 investors with assets of over US$87 trillion and/or 115 ... [+]

Norfolk Southern updates on industrial development

Norfolk Southern says it generated more than 60K carloads of new rail traffic in 2018 through collaborative efforts that helped 90 industries locate or expand business operations along the company's rail lines. The company says 72 new and 18 expanded industries across 17 states represented an ... [+]

CN achieves PTC milestones 2018 year-end deadline

CN reports that it has met all Dec. 31, 2018 milestones in its positive train control (PTC) implementation plan and applied on November 7 for a two-year extension to complete deployment and interoperability. Mandated by the U.S. Congress to be installed on certain mainline tracks, PTC ... [+]

14 Port-Related Projects Awarded $229.23 Million in BUILD Infrastructure Grants

U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao announced on December 11 $1.5 billion in discretionary grant funding to 91 projects in 49 states and the District of Columbia. The grants, 14 of which will go to port-related projects, are made through the Better Utilizing Investments to ... [+]

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 ... [+]

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 ... [+]