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How is SMART doing?

Just curious to know how things are now that SMART is up and running and has been operating for a time? I was kind of amused about all the…

Started by Andrew F. Laverdiere

1 Jul 16
Reply by anon

They are on the way !!

according to a post 5min ago on AP GGRM is on its way north 

Started by Chad Glover

4 Jul 10
Reply by Dave S.

news feed broken?

Whenever I click on one of the news feeds, it sends me to the generic Google News page. Any way to fix this?

Started by Andrew F. Laverdiere

2 Jun 12
Reply by Jennifer

America’s Boxcar Pool Has a Leak in CSX

From WSJ, 2018-06-11: Company pulled some railcars out of a sharing system, irking rivals and International Paper See attached PDF, bel…

Started by Dave S.

0 Jun 11

Fire in Schellville

Mandatory evacuation due a structure on fire.  Any news from Sonoma members?

Started by Richard C. Brand

2 Jun 5
Reply by Jennifer

Railroad maps and open tunnels

Hello all! I have an interesting relationship with the NWP. I grew up in Ferndale and could hear the train make its way through Fernbridge.…

Started by Ryan Pedrotti

10 May 23
Reply by Brian D. Liddicoat

GE to Merge Rail Division With Wabtec in $11 Billion Deal

Deal is the first major portfolio move in new GE CEO John Flannery’s attempt to revamp the struggling conglomerate From WSJ, 2018-05-21:…

Started by Dave S.

0 May 21

SMART Employee Timetable

I need a copy (original, photocopy or PDF) of the SMART Employee Timetable. Anyone with access to one please reply by message or e-mail agg…

Started by David M. Bernstein

2 May 3
Reply by Richard C. Brand

Freight Railroads Get Boost from Tight Trucking Markets

From WSJ, 2018-04-30: Retailers, manufacturers facing capacity squeeze on the highways are taking a slower path through intermodal rail to…

Started by Dave S.

0 May 1

Why Working on the Railroad Comes With a $25,000 Signing Bonus

Tight labor market forces BNSF, Union Pacific to dangle big incentives from Missouri to Oregon See attached article (PDF below) from WSJ,…

Started by Dave S.

1 Apr 25
Reply by Jennifer


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