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U.S. AGs Call for ‘Prompt Suspension’ of LNG Transport by Rail Rules

A coalition of 14 attorneys general (AG) wants to close the door on approving shipping liquefied natural gas (LNG) by rail in the United States.

Nearly $232M Project to Upgrade Freight Rail in Alabama

A nearly $232 million project funded mostly by Norfolk Southern Corp. will upgrade rail transportation between the Port of Mobile and central Alabama.

CSX Cites 'Strong Support' for Pan-Am Merger

CSX yesterday acknowledged "strong support" for its proposed acquisition of Pan Am Railways Inc., as indicated by comments from businesses, elected officials and stakeholders in five New England states.

Missouri Eastern Takes on More Trackage in the Show Me State

The Missouri Eastern Railroad now operates additional trackage in Missouri after its parent Jaguar Rail Holdings LLC consummated a deal with V&S Railway LLC in late 2021.

Darling Ingredients to Acquire Valley Proteins

Darling Ingredients Inc. on Dec. 28 announced that it entered into a definitive agreement to acquire all of the shares of Valley Proteins Inc. for approximately $1.1 billion in cash.

Port of Oakland Plans Empty Container Yard to Help Ag Exporters

The Port of Oakland, in collaboration with California and federal officials, is redoubling efforts to remove hurdles making it difficult for agriculture exporters to reach overseas markets.

Stoughton Expanding Chassis Production to Texas

Stoughton Trailers, one of two major 53-foot chassis manufacturers in the US, will open a production line in Texas, the third plant the Wisconsin-based company devoted to building chassis.

International News

Wagon Bogies Ordered

Greenbrier Europe has awarded Wabtec UK’s Axiom Rail Freight business a £8·2m contract to supply TF25 bogies for two batches of 102 tonne box wagons which it is to build in Romania for delivery to the UK in 2022.
High-Strength Steel Gondola. United States Steel Corp., Norfolk Southern and The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. have teamed to design a “sustainable, high-strength steel” gondola. Learn More:

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