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UAE’s rail network on track, sees strong bidding

AJOT | April 12, 2011 | Intermodal

The United Arab Emirates' Etihad Rail will award the first contract to build a national rail network in the next three to four months, its CEO said, adding that regional unrest would not delay its plans.

The UAE has so far escaped pro-democracy protes Read More »

Train running late? Blame high copper prices

AJOT | April 12, 2011 | Intermodal

Thieves lured by surging copper prices are creating a nightmare for European railways, sparking large-scale disruption, eroding profits and damaging their reputations.

Operators are pouring money into high-tech security measures they hope will prevent Read More »

US would permit Mexico trucks in 3-year program

AJOT | April 12, 2011 | Intermodal

Long-haul trucks from Mexico would be allowed to operate throughout the United States for up to three years under a pilot plan aimed at reviving a politically sensitive trade program stalled for years.

The U.S. Transportation Department released a pro Read More »

CN, Earth Day Canada sign five-year partnership agreement

AJOT | April 12, 2011 | Intermodal

CN and Earth Day Canada (EDC) announced today a five-year partnership agreement under which EDC will support a CN program to encourage environmental values and initiatives among CN employees across North Arica.

Working at key North American CN offices Read More »

Premium Article  Quonset Point secures Federal rail grant

AJOT | April 10, 2011 | Energy | Intermodal

The Port of Davisville/Quonset Point received a major boost last week, as the US Department of Transportation awarded $4.5 million for freight and commuter rail links. But the rail development is but one aspect as a study targets offshore wind power stagi Read More »

Deutsche Bahn takes whisper brake a stage further

AJOT | April 10, 2011 | Intermodal

Deutsche Bahn is speeding up the Europe-wide introduction of whisper brakes: the 'Europe Train', which has been traveling throughout Europe since December, arriving in Berlin after putting a new type of whisper brake ' the LL block ' through its paces bef Read More »

CN makes acquisition of 1,000-plus domestic containers

AJOT | April 10, 2011 | Intermodal

-CN announced the acquisition of more than 1,000 new domestic containers to better serve manufacturers and distributors of grocery and consumer goods in domestic markets across Canada and grow the railway's participation in the segment. Read More »

Globaltrans sees 2011 growth

AJOT | April 03, 2011 | Intermodal

Russia's largest private freight operator Globaltrans expects around 20 percent sales growth in 2011 on the back of a stronger economy and may bid for state-controlled Freight One when it comes up for sale.

The company, seen as a barometer for the Rus Read More »

Mexican tribunal OKs Grupo Mexico railroad merger

AJOT | March 30, 2011 | Intermodal

A Mexican tribunal ruled in favor of Grupo Mexico in its fight to merge its two railroad units, throwing out a complaint by competition authorities, the company and the antitrust regulator said.

Grupo Mexico, which owns copper mines in Mexico, Peru an Read More »

Czech CD cargo to bid for Polish PKP unit

AJOT | March 28, 2011 | Intermodal

Czech state-owned rail cargo firm CD Cargo will look to bid for a majority stake in Polish state railways PKP's cargo unit, Czech newspaper E15 reported.

E15 said the tender for the 50 percent plus one share stake in PKP Cargo could be worth up to 13 Read More »

Jindal Saw to buy logistic firm to ramp up scale

AJOT | March 24, 2011 | Intermodal

Steel pipemaker Jindal Saw Ltd is in talks to acquire a logistic firm that operates container trains and owns terminals for about 1-1.5 billion rupees and expects to close the deal in three months, its managing director said.

"We are planning to acqui Read More »

US railroad Q1 volume up at least 5%

AJOT | March 24, 2011 | Intermodal

Railroad carload volume is up at least 5 percent in the first quarter, despite unusually disruptive winter storms, and should keep growing with the economy this year, several railroad executives said at a conference.

"We feel good about 2011," Wick Mo Read More »

Canada moves to improve railway grain service

AJOT | March 24, 2011 | Intermodal

Ottawa will move to quell complaints by western Canadian farmers about poor rail freight service by giving grain shippers more clout in ensuring consistent operations, but is taking no immediate steps to penalize railways for bad performance. Read More »

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