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For FreightCar America, ‘Continuing Momentum’ in 3Q21

For third-quarter 2021, FreightCar America, Inc., reported achieving its fourth consecutive quarter of positive gross margin and second consecutive quarter of positive manufacturing operating income.

Railroads’ Use of Long Trains to Go Under the Microscope

Infrastructure bill funds national study of trains longer than 7,500 feet.

Wabtec Issues Sustainability Report

Wabtec publishes 2021 sustainability report and highlights progress toward key environmental, social and governance initiatives.

AAR, Rail Groups Hail Potential Impact of New Infrastructure Funding Law

President Biden signed the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act during a White House ceremony held yesterday.

North Dakota Grain Elevator Loads Longest Unit Train in U.S. History

On November 1, a historic event took place in northeastern North Dakota — the Farmers Elevator Company of Honeyford loaded the longest unit train in U.S. history.

Last-Minute Reprieve: LA/LB Delays Pulling Trigger on Congestion Fee

Ports cite ‘significant’ progress but a record 86 container ships wait offshore.

Trailer Builders Tap the Brakes As Abnormal Order Season Arrives

Pass-through of higher commodity costs raises trailer prices by $5,000 to $6,000.

‘Time to Be Bold’: Wabash Restructures, Rebrands for Record-Setting 2022

With a backlog of almost $2 billion to end the third quarter, the trailer manufacturer expects to nearly triple earnings next year through volume and a new pricing/cost recovery structure.

Trailer Manufacturers Win Appeal in Emissions Case

Judgment could save trucking millions in costly equipment requirements.

International News

Railcoop Runs Its First Freight Train

Open access co-operative Railcoop ran its first freight train on November 15. Jérémie Anne reports from Capdenac.
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