Day: April 9, 2021

TRRA: Switching Up Crew Management

Written by Marybeth Luczak, Executive Editor for TRRA, Railway Age’s 2020 Short Line of the Year, will now use CrewPro software to handle crew scheduling and hours-of-service (HOS) requirements. (William Beecher photo) The Terminal Railroad Association of St. Louis (TRRA) has selected a cloud-based crew management system from PS Technology (PST). Terminal and switching facility operator […]

Terminal Railroad Association of St. Louis Implements CrewPro Short Line

Published by LOUISVILLE, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–PS Technology (PST) is pleased to announce the Terminal Railroad Association of St. Louis (TRRA) has adopted CrewPro Short Line™ to help modernize the management of their crews. “We are extremely pleased to be working with such a well-respected leader in terminal and switching facility operations”Tweet this “We found the […]

Wall Street is betting on Joe Biden getting infrastructure done

By Paul R. La Monica, CNN Business Wall Street is once again betting on infrastructure. And after four years of dashed hopes, investors have reason to believe Washington will finally get something done to repair highways, and spend more on telecom networks. President Biden’s proposed $2 trillion infrastructure plan has the market excited. The iShares U.S. Infrastructure exchange-traded […]

Shippers, 4 Class I railroads press for STB scrutiny of CP-KCS merger

STB must decide how to review the transaction By Joanna Marsh for A number of rail shipping groups and four out of five Class I railroads are asking the Surface Transportation Board (STB) to examine the proposed merger of Canadian Pacific (NYSE: CP) and Kansas City Southern (NYSE: KSU) under a “new” litmus test of whether the merger would enhance […]

A Look Back • St. Louis railroad chugs its last steam engines to the scrapper in 1955

By Tim O’Neil St. Louis Post-Dispatch for The engineer eased open the throttle of old No. 124, bound for the Dupo yard. The grimy, hissing machine lurched forward at the head of a funeral train. The locomotive was one of the Missouri Pacific Railroad’s last 11 steam engines, all used to haul coal from […]

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April 2021