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2014-04-07 08:21:03

Norfolk Southern, Genesee & Wyoming CEOs to address changes on Class I, short-line railroads; More rail shipper presentations scheduled SAN FRANCISCO, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "Navigating the Changing Landscape" is the theme of the 2014 North American Rail Shippers meeting (www.railshippers.com) in San Francisco, May 28-30, at the Parc 55 Wyndham Hotel. This year's agenda includes chief executive officers from both Norfolk Southern and Genesee & Wyoming, operator of 111...

2014-03-25 23:36:07

BulkLoads.com reports a triple increase in load postings from one year ago while shippers report increase in freight rates. Nixa, MO (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Several news sources have reported in recent weeks that BNSF railway operations in North Dakota are at least three weeks delayed (http://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/bnsf-pledges-caught-ag-shipments-22885754). While BNSF President and CEO, Carol Ice, has said the delays are not a result of increased crude-by-rail shipments, other...

2014-03-03 12:21:21

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Michigan based Federated Railways, Inc., an affiliate of Federated Capital Corporation, has announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire the assets of Rail Logistics, LC., including its "Cold Train" Express Intermodal Service. The new subsidiary will be called "Federated Cold Train, LLC." and will conduct business as Cold Train. The company will maintain its current management team and staff, including Steve Lawson as...

2014-02-05 08:21:35

Critical infrastructure from the Pacific Northwest to the Midwest includes Ports, Rail and Highways QUINCY, Wash., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Port of Quincy is participating in a major effort to improve rail freight movement across the Great Northern Corridor, which spans the northern tier of the western United States from the Puget Sound (Seattle & Tacoma, WA area) and the Lower Columbia River (Portland, OR, Longview, WA, and Vancouver, WA areas) to Chicago...

2014-01-17 08:20:24

OLYMPIA, Wash., Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Washington State House Transportation Committee held a Special Legislative Work Session on January 15(th) in Olympia, Washington about the Cold Train Express Intermodal Service and Port of Quincy Intermodal Terminal, and how they are helping to provide Washington state apple farmers and shippers a cost effective and efficient option to ship apples from Washington State (on BNSF Railway) to 20 states in the Midwest and East Coast,...

2013-12-17 08:20:13

ADA, Okla., Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A jury awarded $14,813,000.00 to the family of Jeffery Nye in a case involving a dangerous railroad crossing. Nye was killed when a Burlington Northern Santa Fe Company (BNSF) train struck his Jeep on December 29, 2008. Grant L. Davis, attorney for the family stated, "The Nye family is very thankful for the jury's service. The family brought this case in order to hold BNSF accountable and hopefully prevent any future tragedies at dangerous...

2013-11-18 12:20:41

QUINCY, Wash., Nov. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Diamond Logistics Northwest has secured approximately 18 acres from the Port of Quincy in Washington State for future expansion of its cross-docking and load consolidation facilities. The property is located in the Port of Quincy's Industrial Park #6 (just 10 miles north of I-90), and is next to the new Amway-Nutrilite Botanical Concentrate Manufacturing facility, which is scheduled to be completed in early 2014. This site selection by...

2013-11-13 08:22:23

WARDEN, Wash., Nov. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The first unit train of canola seed for Pacific Coast Canola (PCC) arrived at PCC's facility in Warden, Washington on November 7, 2013. The unit train traveled approximately 1,350 miles from the Northern Plains region of the U.S. to Warden. The train and locomotives including its cargo of canola seed weighed 33 million pounds. This train along with future trains delivering canola seed to Warden marks the beginning of a remarkable cooperative...

2013-11-07 20:20:10

Freight railroad uses Microsoft Office 365 to improve communications and provide access to business-critical data for thousands of deskless workers nationwide REDMOND, Wash., Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- BNSF Railway Co., one of the oldest and largest freight railroad networks in North America, has selected Microsoft Office 365 to enable over 40,000 workers to share ideas and information via computers, kiosks and personal devices. BNSF chose Microsoft Office 365 as part of its...

2013-11-07 08:21:57

WARDEN, Wash., Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The first unit train of canola seed for Pacific Coast Canola (PCC) arrived at PCC's facility in Warden, Washington on the morning of November 7, 2013. The unit train was recently loaded at the Cenex Harvest States (CHS) facility in Milton, North Dakota, and then traveled 1,345 miles to Warden. The train and locomotive including its cargo of canola seed weighed 33 million pounds. This train along with future trains delivering canola seed to Warden...