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NS Executives Says Boxcar Shortage Unlikely

Although boxcars are being retired at a higher rate than they are being replaced, a Norfolk Southern executive doesn’t expect that to result in a shortage of the venerable cars. 197 more words

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Revenue Service Back on W&LE Carrollton Branch

Revenue service has resumed on the Wheeling & Lake Erie’s Carrollton branch following completion of rehabilitation projects funded in part by the Ohio Rail Development Commission. 148 more words

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Rail Recovery Has Varied Wildly by Commodity

A freight transportation analyst told the North East Association of Rail Shippers this week that intermodal traffic has been leading the way in an uneven recovery for railroad freight volume. 340 more words

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Rail Car Demand Seen as Rising in 2021

Wall Street firm Cowen and Company is projecting that demand for rail cars will improve going into 2021.

The firm projects there will be demand for 34,100 units of industry orders. 153 more words

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W.Va. City Wants NS to Reopen Bridge

A West Virginia city is going to court to try to reverse Norfolk Southern’s closure of a bridge in June 2019.

The city of Bluefield said it will sue the railroad over its closure of the Grant Street bridge, which city officials say connects the east end and north side of town with the central business district. 67 more words

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Short Lines Get Grants for Ohio Projects

Five short line railroads will receive federal grants to help pay for infrastructure projects in Ohio.

One of the largest awards, $4.1 million, will be used by the Napoleon, Defiance & Western Railway for rail replacement and track rehabilitation. 202 more words

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OLI Launches Rail Safety Week

Operation Lifesaver launched its annual Rail Safety Week on Monday with a series of events and activities designed to highlight safe behavior on and near railroad property. 119 more words

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