Archive for category: Rail Freight

Freight train derails in floods & spills toxic copper concentrate

On 27 December, torrential rain caused flooding which derailed a freight train operated by Genesee & Wyoming Australia Pty Ltd (GWA) in Australia’s Northern Territory. The train was derailed approximately 40 km north of Katherine, Northern Terr...
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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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QR National plans for resources growth

QR National has taken a major step in finalising planning for rail infrastructure to support the next wave of growth in the Queensland resources sector. The next phase of project development follows on from the recent commencement of the $900 million W...
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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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