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Rail Groups Gear Up for Infrastructure Bill Fight

Rail groups are considering their next steps as a major, multi-billion dollar infrastructure bill becomes part of a wider trillion-dollar package that also addresses education, housing and renewable energy infrastructure. 

Energy Industry Eyes New Opportunities With Federal Approval of LNG by Rail

Energy companies are already eyeing exports to Mexico and other business opportunities after federal officials approved regulatory changes that will allow shipments of liquefied natural gas by rail.

Chemical Shippers Endorse Proposed Study of PSR Practices

An organization representing companies that ship chemicals by rail has endorsed language in a federal bill that calls for a study on the impacts of Class Is' adoption of precision scheduled railroading (PSR) operating models in the rail industry.

US to Hit Canada With Aluminum Tariffs

The United States is preparing to re-impose tariffs on aluminum imports from Canada, according to Bloomberg. The move could disrupt cross-border supply chains by leading U.S. companies to re-source aluminum. 

USDOT Announces $906 Million in INFRA Grants

The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) yesterday announced it intends to award $906 million in Infrastructure for Rebuilding America (INFRA) grants to 20 projects in 20 states.

South Carolina Ports Were on Record Pace Pre-Pandemic

The South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) was on track for a record fiscal year until the coronavirus spread across the globe.

International News


UWC Completes Box Car Supply for Kuchukterminal

United Wagon Company (UWC) has shipped 100 box cars from its Tikhvin site to Kuchukterminal, which is part of an international logistics group.

European Silk Road Should Help Recover Europe Post-Corona

A European Silk Road could contribute to the recovery of Europe after COVID-19. Alternatively, a network of high-speed railway lines should help restoring the continent. This was concluded by Economists at the Vienna Institute for International Economic Research in a recently published report “How to Spend: Proposals for Restoring Europe after COVID-19.
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