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KCS makes new appointments in three departments Kansas City Southern (KCS) has announced organizational changes with three new appointments, all of which are effective immediately.  

ns-joins-bita
Add Norfolk Southern to the growing list of railroads that have joined the Blockchain in Transport Alliance.     BiTA, founded in August 2017, is described as "the transportation and logistics industry's leading trade association for developing standards...
huron-central-will-cease-operations-by-end-of-the-year
Operations will cease by the end of 2018 along the Huron Central Railway (HCRY), a subsidiary of Genesee & Wyoming Canada Inc., which cites a lack of provincial funding needed to maintain service. HCRY operates a...
kcs-makes-new-appointments-in-three-departments
Kansas City Southern (KCS) has announced organizational changes with three new appointments, all of which are effective immediately.     Michael A. Walczak now serves as vice president of mechanical, Maquiling B. Parkerson as vice president of labor...
aapa-member-survey-highlights--billion-in-rail-access-needs
A recent survey by the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) found members identified a need in excess of $20 billion during the next decade for multimodal port and rail access, but cited "funding/financing options"...
fra-we’ve-got-ptc-funds-available-act-now
The Federal Railroad Administration on May 15 issued a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for $250 million in Positive Train Control (PTC) Systems Grants.     The purpose of the NOFO is to solicit applications for $250 million...

aar’s-hamberger-to-retire-in-early-2019
Edward R. Hamberger, president and CEO of the Association of American Railroads (AAR), has announced his upcoming retirement from the organization in early 2019.     Hamberger's announcement comes after more than 20 years of service, making him...
canada-will-help-fund-grade-separation-project-in-edmonton
The government of Canada will cover nearly half the costs of a street and safety project in Edmonton, Alberta, which will grade separate the top priority crossing in the city. Canada will fund CA$39.8 million (US$31.1...
aar-gives-congress-rail-tech-lesson
WASHINGTON – Technology class was in session for Congress Monday, courtesy of Class 1 railroads.     The Association of American Railroads organized Rail Tech, an up close-and-personal demonstration designed to showcase the development and investment in innovation...
aar-publishes-white-paper-highlighting-rail’s-tech-advancements
Ahead of an event held on Capitol Hill to demonstrate the rail industry's innovations, the Association of American Railroads (AAR) released a white paper highlighting technology's role in making the U.S. rail network safer, more...
port-of-quebec-receives-federal-funds-for-wharf-rail-and-road-upgrades
The Port of Québec will receive CA$15.5 million (US$12.1 million) from Canada's National Trade Corridors Fund to upgrade port infrastructure including rail. Three projects at the port will benefit from the funding that officials say will...