Memphis, Savannah on parallel tracks

Georgia Ports Authority Chief Commercial Officer Cliff Pyron recently briefed the Memphis World Trade Club on Savannah’s expanding rail service to Memphis. At that event, he explained how the Port of Savannah’s Mason Mega Rail Terminal will be the largest on-dock intermodal rail facility for a port in North America, increasing the number of working tracks at Garden City Terminal from eight to 18 by next summer. By doubling the ... [+]

DB Schenker delivers world’s largest rail mounted machine

DB Schenker has successfully delivered almost 200 components for the world’s largest rail mounted vehicles with a total weight of 90,000 freight tons to BHP’s $3.6 billion South Flank project in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. Once assembled by the engineers of thyssenkrupp Mining ... [+]

Alaska Marine Lines rail barges upgrade

Four Alaska Marine Lines rail barges are getting new piping and ballast systems designed by marine industry leader Glosten with installation by Meridian Marine Industries. "The rail barges are hitting 20 years of service and were in need of some upgrades," explains John Maketa, T-115 ... [+]

Connell Rail Interchange Project Reaches Important Milestone

Track and Infrastructure Design is 100% Completed Representatives of the Washington State Department of Transportation have recently indicated to the Connell Rail Interchange Coalition that the Connell Rail Interchange Project has reached an important milestone - the track and infrastructure design for the Connell Rail ... [+]

CSX Appoints James L. Wainscott to Board of Directors

CSX Corp. announces that James L. Wainscott has been appointed to the company's board of directors, effective immediately. "I am pleased to welcome Jim to the CSX board of directors and look forward to benefiting from his insight and experience having led one ... [+]

Rail-Ready Sites Program Launched

OmniTRAX, one of the fastest growing railroads in North America and an affiliate of The Broe Group, is bringing its Rail-Ready Sites program to the Stockton Terminal and Eastern Railroad (STE). The program, started last year at the Winchester & Western Railroad (WW) in West ... [+]

North American Rail Traffic Fall

North American rail traffic fell 4.9% the week ending July 4, marking the smallest weekly decline since February, helped by gains in U.S. intermodal volume, data from the Association of American Railroads showed. Carload volume fell 12.5% for the week ended July 4 on 12 reporting ... [+]

CSX Executive Vice President Ed Harris to Retire

CSX Corp. announced that Ed Harris, executive vice president, will retire from the company on August 1, 2020. Jim Foote, president and chief executive officer said: “On behalf of the Board of Directors and everyone at CSX, I want to thank Ed for his ... [+]

DHL introduces first Eastbound block trains from Germany to China

In response to heavy customer demand, DHL Global Forwarding, the freight forwarding specialist of Deutsche Post DHL Group, introduced two new block train connections from Germany to China at the end of May. A new connection serving from the KTL terminal on the BASF site in Ludwigshafen travels via Poland, Belarus, ... [+]

First train arrival at Stockholm Norvik Port

The first Green Cargo train arrived at Stockholm Norvik Port on June 9 on the newly built industrial branch line. Ports of Stockholm has built just over four kilometres of industrial branch line to couple Stockholm Norvik Port to the Swedish railway network; an investment ... [+]