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Along its rail lines throughout 2008, Norfolk Southern Corporation participated in the location of 80 new industries and expansion of 35 existing ones that are expected to eventually generate more than 136,000 carloads of new rail traffic annually.
BNSF Railway reduced by 12 hours its average transit time for domestic and international intermodal traffic and improved shipment availability in some lanes by as much as 20 hours during the first quarter of 2009 compared with last year.
More than 300 railroads are in line to receive safety awards from the American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association at the group's annual convention later this month in Nevada.
Effective immediately, CN announced new operations leadership appointments for Gordon Trafton, Jim Vena, Mike Cory and Jeff Liepert.
Nearly three months into the year, freight traffic on U.S. railroads continues to show the effects of the economic downturn.
Rebuilding railcars for use throughout the Amtrak system, upgrading stations, replacing and renovating some existing stations and bridges, constructing and improving maintenance facilities, and investing in security measures are some of the capital projects Amtrak submitt
The San Pedro & Southwestern Railroad (SPSR) has just celebrated its tenth year of being accident-free.