Norfolk Southern has rolled out its next-generation AccessNS, an e-commerce platform that gives customers an efficient and convenient one-stop digital shoppi...
GBW Railcar Services
Safety. Quality. Customer Service. Introducing GBW Railcar Services Industry leaders The Greenbrier Companies and Watco Companies have joined forces to create a world-class network of railcar repair shops. GBW Railcar Services, LLC (GBW) is a new joint venture that creates one of the largest independent railcar repair shop networks on the continent—one of the few able to service all railcar types in the North American fleet. GBW Railcar Services now has the scale to expand railcar repair service offerings for general freight cars of all types, and meet the certification and maintenance requirements of the growing North American tank car fleet. With 40 facilities located across North America and more than 2,100 team members, this cutting-edge,…
Freight train aids police following beach distress call
Emergency team, patient transported ‘quarter-mile’ by train
Watco's Jacksonville Port Terminal Railroad launches operations. For Railroad Career Professionals
Railroad industry news about: Jacksonville Port Terminal Railroad, Watco Cos. LLC, Jacksonville Port Authority. From the editors of Progressive Railroading Magazine
Move Over, Sir: Women Working on the Railroad
Google “female trailblazers” and dozens of names come up: Marie Currie, Harriet Tubman, Amelia Earhart, Rosa Parks, Sandra Day O’Connor and the list goes on. But two names are noticeably absent – Bonnie Leake and Edwina Justus – women who stepped into a man’s world to become Union Pacific’s first female and first black female locomotive engineer, respectively.
Special Norfolk Southern locomotives help Atlantans breathe easier
With Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal on hand to celebrate the success of a public-private partnership for cleaner air, Norfolk Southern today unveiled the nation’s first of a new class of rail yard locomotives developed with federal funding assistance to reduce emissions in urban areas “Norfolk Southern has been a valued partner for economic growth in Georgia for many years,” said Gov. Deal. “I applaud the company’s environmental consciousness and its work to achieve public benefits through cooperative efforts with municipalities and government agencies like the one we celebrate here today.” Gov. Deal and Mark Manion, Norfolk Southern’s chief operating officer, dedicated five of the locomotives during a ceremony at Norfolk Southern’s Inman Yard, a major hub…