Intermodal

News from the intermodal freight transportation industry.


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Graham Christie named COO the Alameda Corridor Transportation Authority

AJOT | December 15, 2023 | Intermodal | Rail

The Governing Board of the Alameda Corridor Transportation Authority (ACTA) has appointed Graham Christie, a Southern California rail leader and seasoned project manager, as Chief Operating Officer (COO)...

Transnet halts plan to allow private companies to operate key rail line

Bloomberg | December 14, 2023 | Intermodal | Rail

Bull removed from tracks in Newark after delaying NJ transit
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Bloomberg | Top Story | December 14, 2023

Bull removed from tracks in Newark after delaying NJ transit

Service for New Jersey Transit commuters has returned to normal after a bull was roaming loose on train tracks in Newark.
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Midwest Association of Rail Shippers host annual Winter Meeting January 9–11

AJOT | December 14, 2023 | Intermodal | Rail

More than 500 attendees have already registered for the Midwest Association of Rail Shippers (MARS) Winter Meeting to be held January 9–11 in Lombard, Illinois at the Westin Chicago Lombard hotel.

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Norfolk Southern announces 2023 Thoroughbred Sustainability Partner Awards

AJOT | December 14, 2023 | Intermodal | Rail

13 customers and suppliers honored for energy efficiency, innovation, and environmental stewardship...

SC Ports enhancing rail capabilities, capacity
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AJOT | Top Story | December 14, 2023

SC Ports enhancing rail capabilities, capacity

Construction is underway at the Navy Base Intermodal Facility. The near-dock, rail-served cargo yard will help speed goods to market and enhance port capacity and service when it opens in July 2025... (Watch Video)...
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Rail Traffic for the week ending December 9, 2023

AJOT | December 13, 2023 | Intermodal | Rail

The Association of American Railroads (AAR) today reported U.S. rail traffic for the week ending December 9, 2023...

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IMC expands footprint with four new locations across Ohio Valley, Northeast and Pacific Region

AJOT | December 13, 2023 | Intermodal

IMC, the largest marine drayage provider in the nation, has expanded its presence across the United States with new facilities in Cincinnati, Pittsburgh, Victorville (CA), and Sacramento...

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CN on Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for 12th straight year

AJOT | December 13, 2023 | Intermodal | Rail

“We are thrilled to once again be recognized for our commitment to being a leader in sustainability. At CN, sustainability is core to how we do business and an essential part of our culture...

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Union Pacific invests in alternative materials for railroad ties

AJOT | December 12, 2023 | Intermodal | Rail

Rail ties are the backbone of the railroad, holding rail in place. As part of its work to strengthen its infrastructure and protect communities, Union Pacific Engineering employees have replaced over 3 million rail ties this year...

Norfolk Southern grants nearly $600,000 to 29 organizations combatting homelessness
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AJOT | Top Story | December 12, 2023

Norfolk Southern grants nearly $600,000 to 29 organizations combatting homelessness

Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) will donate nearly $600,000 in grants to 29 organizations that serve homeless individuals across its 22-state network. Recipient organizations are based in communities served by...
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Digital trains: Knorr-Bremse and Nexxiot present connectivity solutions for the rail industry

AJOT | December 11, 2023 | Intermodal | Rail

Knorr-Bremse is focused on driving forward the digitalization of the rail sector. Together with Swiss Asset Intelligence specialist Nexxiot, based in Zurich, Knorr-Bremse is about to bring a new suite of smart products for...

Federal Railroad Administration proposes amendment to Freight Car Safety Standards in support of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law
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AJOT | Top Story | December 07, 2023

Federal Railroad Administration proposes amendment to Freight Car Safety Standards in support of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law

The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has announced its proposal to advance a freight rail safety provision of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) amending the Freight Car Safety Standards (FCSS).
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Arc Infrastructure unveils the evolution of freight

AJOT | December 07, 2023 | Intermodal | Rail

In an Australian first, Arc Infrastructure has unveiled a working prototype of an autonomous rail container wagon at a demonstration held for government and industry stakeholders at their Kenwick Rail Freight Facility today.

CN to acquire Iowa Northern Railway
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AJOT | Top Story | December 07, 2023

CN to acquire Iowa Northern Railway

Acquisition will provide options for shipping to and from Iowa
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Biden will award $8.2 billion to boost rail in key 2024 states

Bloomberg | December 07, 2023 | Intermodal | Rail

President Joe Biden will announce $8.2 billion in additional railway funds this week, according to a person familiar with the matter, boosting potential projects — including a high-speed line to Las Vegas — in important states for the 2024 election.

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