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AAPA member survey highlights $20 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" as the biggest hurdle.

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Canadian National (CN) plans to invest approximately CA$130 million (US$100 million) in Manitoba, Canada, this year.     CN's investment is part of an effort to strengthen the company's rail network throughout the province, including through the expansion...
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Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) awarded $241 million to 23 state freight projects on June 5.   The state explains that the projects benefitting from the funds will improve the mobility of freight throughout the state and...
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The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) recommended 26 projects to be awarded a total of $1.54 billion in federal funds as part of the FY18 Infrastructure for Rebuilding America (INFRA) grant program. USDOT had up...
r-j-corman-to-provide-rail-car-switching-maintenance-to-sabic-montgomery-location
R. J. Corman Railroad Switching Company, LLC, has announced the launch of a new location in Montgomery, Ala. for global chemical and plastic company SABIC.     Officials said R. J. Corman will supply railcar switching and track...
deal-reached-for-hudson-bay-railway-port-of-churchill
An agreement in principle has been reached between Missinippi Rail Partners and Fairfax Financial Holdings and OmniTRAX Inc. to restore rail service to northern Manitoba and transfer ownership of the Port of Churchill. The government of...

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IRIS USA, a manufacturer and distributor of injection-molded plastic products, is building a new manufacturing plant at the Humboldt Industrial Park, Hazleton, Pa., on the Reading & Northern Railroad (RBMN).     Sendai, Japan-based IRIS USA has purchased...
schenk-process-launches-new-rail-scale-system
Schenck Process is offering an online rail scale system it says saves time and improves productivity.   The Whitewater, Wisc.-based company, a provider of measuring and process technology solutions, said it has achieved U.S. legal-for-trade status for...
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"...
utility-relocation-small-but-critical-step-for-gateway-program
The Gateway Program Development Corporation (GDC) is lauding a financial agreement that will allow for utilities to be relocated from the path of Section 3 of the Hudson Yards Concrete Casing project. The utility relocation is...
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The Government of Canada's Minister of Transport, Marc Garneau, has announced a CA$9.2 million (US7.18 million) investment for a project at Ashcroft Terminal that will improve terminal infrastructure.     The project is also intended to help local...