Latest Freight train Stories

2009-07-22 11:45:00

WASHINGTON, July 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of American Railroads today released the June 2009 Rail Time Indicators economic report, and launched a new online video summary. The monthly report combines rail traffic data with more than 15 key U.S.

2009-07-16 14:00:00

NORFOLK, Va., July 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Norfolk Southern announced today that it will construct a new intermodal terminal in Rossville, Tenn., in Fayette County, to serve the Memphis region, as part of the railroad's Crescent Corridor initiative to establish a high-speed intermodal rail route between the Mid-South and Gulf Coast and the Northeast.

2009-07-13 14:19:00

NORFOLK, Va. and OMAHA, Neb., July 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Norfolk Southern Railway and Union Pacific Railroad today announced they have launched a new expedited intermodal service specifically designed for refrigerated trailer shippers between Los Angeles and Atlanta.

2009-05-27 10:00:00

Super Wedge XL is now approved to be used on the rail to secure intermodal freight SOUTH BEND, Ind., May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Today our President and CEO of Logistick, Inc., Tom Kanczuzewski, announced the certification of the Super Wedge XL.

2009-03-16 09:54:00

ARLINGTON, Va., March 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Despite the current weakness in demand for freight transportation services caused by the nation's recession, the long-term outlook remains bright for all modes of freight transportation, the American Trucking Associations reports in its newly released ATA U.S.

2008-12-08 07:10:00

WILMERDING, Pa., Dec. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB) has completed the acquisition of Standard Car Truck, a leading rail equipment supplier, for cash of about $300 million.

2008-10-05 21:00:11

By Art Marroquin The slumping economy and record-high fuel prices led to a 16 percent drop in air cargo deliveries at Los Angeles International Airport in August, compared to figures posted last year.

2008-07-29 09:00:46

By Elizabeth Moore, Newsday, Melville, N.Y. Jul.

2008-07-01 00:14:17

WASHINGTON -- The Bush administration will begin enforcing a new rule Tuesday that seeks to minimize the chances of terrorists attacking freight trains carrying hazardous chemicals that can be fatal if inhaled.

2007-10-18 18:00:46

Standard Car Truck Company (Park Ridge, Illinois) announced today, Thursday October 18th, 2007, that they have formed a Joint Venture (JV) with Tian Rui Group Foundry Company Ltd. to market globally cast steel railway wheels for railway rolling stock.

Word of the Day
  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
  • A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
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