Archive for category: Business

Direct Rail Services launch trial for Sellafield Special

Starting on Monday 9 January 2012, Direct Rail Services Ltd (DRS) will be running a six week trial train service for the Sellafield workforce, starting at Carlisle. The train will be made up of three reserved carriages for Sellafield workforce and one ...
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SilverRail awarded technology contract by eGlobalfares

eGlobalfares has announced that it has partnered with SilverRail Technologies, Inc. to provide global rail search, booking and ticketing to eGlobalfares’ subscribers. SilverRail’s technology platform removes the complexities of selling multi-countr...
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Customers commit to 124 new & expanded facilities on CSX

Customers across manufacturing, consumer goods, energy and other markets committed to 124 new or expanded facilities on CSX and its short line railroad partners in 2011, driving job growth and other economic benefits in 17 states. The new or expanded f...
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Freightliner Heavy Haul signs new deal with EDF Energy

Freightliner Heavy Haul Ltd and EDF Energy today confirmed that they have entered into a new rail haulage agreement for coal deliveries into EDF Energy’s power stations at Cottam and West Burton. The revised, long term deal gives EDF Energy increased...
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Advance TRS giving rail careers a boost

Andy Ridout has launched Advance Training & Recruitment Services, a Link Up approved recruitment company specialising in railway engineering and construction. The move is the culmination of Andy’s 15-year career in the industry, including ten yea...
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New venture for Ironman Andy

Andy Ridout has launched Advance Training and Recruitment Services, a Link Up approved recruitment company specialising in railway engineering and construction. The move marks the high point of Andy’s 15-year career in the industry, including ten yea...
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CN completes merger of U.S. subsidiaries

CN has announced it completed the merger of three of its U.S. operating subsidiaries on Dec. 31, 2011. The merger of Duluth, Missabe and Iron Range Railway Company (DMIR), Duluth, Winnipeg and Pacific Railway Company (DWP), and Wisconsin Central Ltd. (...
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