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Union Pacific Names CSX Transportation Executive to Senior Operations Position

Union Pacific today named longtime CSX Transportation executive Brian Barr as its senior vice president of transportation.

Broken Wheel Believed to Have Caused UP Derailment in Kansas

A broken wheel is believed to have caused Sunday’s derailment of a Union Pacific train in McPherson, leading to a spill of denatured alcohol, the Associated Press reports.

Report: BNSF Moves Ahead on Arizona Intermodal Project

According to a Phoenix Business Journal report, the Council voted to change the city’s general plan to allow for industrial development.

U.S. Chassis Market Nearing ‘Equilibrium’ After Disruptive Shortages

Chassis providers believe the equipment shortages that bogged down inland supply chains in 2021 and 2022 will soon no longer be an issue for shippers, allowing the industry to return to a more typical supply/demand balance.

International News

Swiss Digital Freight Train Launched

An international consortium consisting of SBB Cargo, Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts and the companies PJM, Voith and plc-tec, launched a Swiss digital freight train pilot (DAC+).

Construction of Orléans Intermodal Freight Terminal to Begin

Construction of an intermodal freight hub at Les Aubrais in the north of Orléans is set to begin in July for opening in 2025.
PNWARS 2023 Spring Meeting | March 14 – 15, 2023. Greenbrier is a proud sponsor at the PNWARS Spring Meeting the Portland, OR. Featured speaker: Kari Wagner, Greenbrier’s VP, Commercial Strategy. Learn more:
GBX Economic & Industry Update – Q1 2023. The 9th edition of “Economic & Industry Update”, a short video produced by GBX’s marketing team, featuring Mallory Moran and Jay Carter. Watch the video:

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