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Schneider intermodal moving western rail service to Union Pacific

Schneider announced on January 19 that the company is expanding intermodal service by moving its primary western United States rail partnership to Union Pacific beginning in 2023.Schneider has one of the largest intermodal fleets in North America with over 25,000 containers and plans to double the company’s intermodal size by 2030. The company celebrated 30 years of intermodal service in 2021.“The Union Pacific rail creates more opportunities for Schneider and ... [+]

Port of Long Beach Receives $52.3 Million Grant for Rail Project

The Port of Long Beach has been awarded a $52.3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation's Maritime Administration to help fund development of the "Pier B On-Dock Rail Support Facility," which will enable the nation's second-largest seaport to move more cargo by train, ... [+]

OptRail plans with Union Pacific

Optrail, a digital tech company focused on rail innovation, and Union Pacific Railroad today announced implementation of Advanced Movement Planner (AMP) as part of the railroad’s new CADX system. CADX is the primary technology used by Union Pacific’s dispatchers to manage train movement safely and ... [+]

Aurizon Bulk East to Deploy the Navis Rail Operations System

Navis, a global provider of planning and scheduling software for freight railroads, has announced that Aurizon Bulk, part of the largest rail operator in Australia, has agreed to contract for the Navis Rail Operations System. This cloud-based software will be used to support Aurizon's Bulk ... [+]

Port of Virginia moves ahead with rail capacity expansion

The Port of Virginia® is embarking on an expansion of its double-stack, on-dock rail operation that when complete will allow the port to handle 1.1 million containers a year via rail.The process of doubling the size of the Central Rail Yard at Norfolk International Terminals ... [+]

Launch of the Wilmington Midwest Express

North Carolina Governor Cooper recently announced the launch of the Wilmington Midwest Express, the North Carolina Ports Authority’s daily direct rail connection to the Midwest via the Carolina Connector Intermodal Rail Terminal in Rocky Mount, NC. This new service will supply a key intermodal capability ... [+]

Port Manatee to get Regional Rail Link

Port Manatee has reached agreement for Regional Rail LLC to operate its seaport-owned short-line railroad through at least 2036, with options through 2051, advancing extended business opportunities for Manatee County’s rapidly growing seaport.Under an agreement to take effect Dec. 1, Port Manatee Railroad LLC is ... [+]

New tracks for Mason Mega Rail Terminal

The Georgia Ports Authority has completed and is now operating the second set of nine new rail tracks for a total of 18 tracks at its Mason Mega Rail Terminal. The expansion immediately increases intermodal capacity to and from the Port of Savannah by more ... [+]

CSX Joins Rail Safety Partners

CSX joins Operation Lifesaver, Inc. (OLI), Operation Lifesaver Canada and the Mexican Association of Railroads (AMF) to help stop tragedies around railroad tracks and trains by observing Rail Safety Week across North America, September 20-26. This annual weeklong effort concentrates public attention on the need ... [+]

CP Offer for KCS Declared “Company Superior Proposal” by KCS Board

Canadian Pacific Railway Limited announced on September 12 that it has completed negotiations of a proposed merger agreement with Kansas City Southern, which the KCS Board of Directors has deemed a "Company Superior Proposal."CP stands ready to execute a definitive merger agreement to create the ... [+]