Rail

RoadOne IntermodaLogistics Expands

RoadOne IntermodaLogistics, a leading single source intermodal, distribution and logistics services company throughout North America, announces the launch of RoadOne LogisticSolutions (ROLS), a full-service drayage brokerage division. With its headquarters in Tampa, ROLS will provide end-to-end drayage brokerage and related logistics services enabling RoadOne to continue its national intermodal network expansion efforts and better serve its customers' supply chain requirements. Josh Harris will head up this new, neutral brokerage division along ... [+]

CN,CSX Announce New Intermodal Service Offering

CN and CSX announced a new intermodal service offering between CN’s greater Montreal and Southern Ontario areas, and the CSX-served ports of Philadelphia, New York, New Jersey and the New York City metropolitan area. “Over the long term, the freight market will increasingly depend on demand ... [+]

CN grain movement: record pace continues

CN announced that western Canadian grain movement in the month of June exceeded 2.3 million metric tonnes (MMT), compared to the three-year average of 1.80 MMT and June 2018’s result of 1.99 MMT. The cumulative total of tonnage moved for the 2018-19 crop year is on ... [+]

Port Freeport celebrates rail development ribbon cutting

On June 28th, Port Freeport and their honored guests joined together for a ribbon cutting ceremony marking the completion of Phase 1 of the Parcel 14 Rail Development, a 250-acre site adjacent to State Highway 36. In August 2017, Port Freeport broke ground on the $21 million ... [+]

City of Peru and Illinois Railway Awarded Federal Grant

The City of Peru, Illinois and OmniTRAX, Inc., one of the largest privately held transportation service companies in North America and an affiliate of The Broe Group, will receive a grant for extensive trackwork on the OmniTRAX-managed Illinois Railway (IR). The Peru Intermodal, Safety, Congestion, ... [+]

Public Art Project Transforms Railroad Utility Boxes

The New Orleans Public Belt Railroad (NOPB) has teamed up with Community Visions Unlimited (CVU) to transform two railroad utility boxes into public art on display along the Mississippi River. The boxes are located near St. Peter Street and Dumaine Street. They were painted by ... [+]

CN acquired H&R Transport’s Intermodal Division; Expands North America reach

Canadian Rail (CN), through a subsidiary company, has reached an agreement to acquire the intermodal division of the Alberta-based H&R Transport Limited. “H&R is well known in Alberta and across the industry for investing in its people, systems, and assets, as well as its customer centric ... [+]

Stockton Terminal and Eastern Railroad Unveils New Environment-Friendly Locomotive

OmniTRAX, Inc., one of the largest privately held transportation service companies in North America and an affiliate of The Broe Group, and the Stockton Terminal and Eastern Railroad (STE) held a ribbon-cutting ceremony recently for a new environment-friendly locomotive at the STE depot in San ... [+]

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 ... [+]

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. ... [+]