Freight

CSX says that it quickly restored service throughout the areas affected by Hurricane Irma, which struck Florida on September 10, with devastating winds and flooding.
PROGRESS Rail has signed a preliminary agreement with Norfolk Southern (NS) to supply the first Guardian end-of-train (EOT) devices for use on NS freight trains by the end the year.
THE Canadian government has appointed a negotiator and says it is willing to explore interim funding options or the potential sale of the Hudson Bay Railway to Churchill in order…
DANISH infrastructure manager Banedanmark says a DKr 55m ($US 8.8m) grant funding programme to help rail freight operators fund the installation of onboard ETCS equipment on their locomotives will come…
OVER the last 20 years the value of trade between Africa and the rest of the world has quadrupled, but trade between African nations remains extremely limited. According to the…
FRANCE’s Court of Auditors has expressed concern over the fragility of French National Railways’ (SNCF) freight operations in a communication to government ministers which calls into question the “coherence and…
THE closure of the north-south corridor in Rastatt, Germany, is a disaster for rail freight on perhaps the most heavily-used intermodal corridor in Europe. According to operators, only 15% of…
ITALIAN State Railways (FS) completed its acquisition of Greek national train operator Trainose on September 14, when the final documents authorising the transaction were signed at the Greece - Italy…
Allen Goff, vice-president, freight sales, with Pandrol USA, looks at the challenges facing heavy-haul railways and why it is important to get the rail fastening specification right from the outset.
Joel Kindt, Joseph Brosseau, and Alan Polivka with Transportation Technology Center Inc (TTCI), United States, explore one of the critical elements related to increasing capacity while leveraging PTC infrastructure. They…
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