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  • More power to Michigan rail

    We hope cash-strapped Michigan finds the necessary match to capture federal money for improving the train route between Detroit and Chicago. The Michigan Department of Transportation sees the move toward high-speed rail in the corridor as key to...
  • How will Panama Canal expansion affect the Port of Virginia?

    How will Panama Canal expansion affect the Port of Virginia?
    The Port of Virginia may be ready to accommodate a flood of massive cargo ships via the Panama Canal, but a panel of port experts say its impact will remain unknown until the multibillion-dollar upgrade is complete. John F. Reinhart, CEO and executive...
  • Allentown railroad sinkhole slows train traffic

    A small sinkhole opened up along a Norfolk Southern tracks in south Allentown on Wednesday night, forcing the railroad company to slow train traffic. The sinkhole was reported 7:25 p.m. near 28th Street SW, at the tracks between Lehigh Street and...
  • Smithfield Foods leads region on Fortune 500 list

    Smithfield Foods leads region on Fortune 500 list
    Four companies based in Hampton Roads earned spots on the Fortune 500 list earlier this month, led by Smithfield Foods at number 214. Huntington Ingalls Industries, parent company to Newport News Shipbuilding, dropped two spots from last year to land at...
  • EPA finds rail yards transfer pollutants as well as freight

     EPA finds rail yards transfer pollutants as well as freight
    From the sidewalk in front of her apartment in Cicero, Yolanda Foster can see long freight trains and an endless line of trucks rumbling day and night through the sprawling rail yard across the street. What she can't see are the clouds of microscopic...
  • Extra-tall van forces Ford to design new rail car for shipping

    It is one thing to build a new van with a high roof height, quite another to ship it to dealers. That was among the challenges Ford faced as it made plans to build and sell the Ford Transit full-size van and wagon in the U.S. for the first time. The van...
  • Freight yard expansion could pose lung hazard

    Freight yard expansion could pose lung hazard
    With a massive freight yard expansion backed by Mayor Rahm Emanuel poised to bulldoze the northeast corner of Englewood, a new analysis suggests the project would substantially increase lung-damaging pollution in a neighborhood already plagued by high...
  • Public input sought on key Amtrak, MARC tunnel replacement in Baltimore

    Public input sought on key Amtrak, MARC tunnel replacement in Baltimore
    State and federal transportation officials studying the replacement of an aged rail tunnel beneath Baltimore are opening the discussion to local residents and Amtrak and MARC commuters. The 1.4-mile Baltimore & Potomac Tunnel, considered a key bottleneck...
  • More than dozen assault rifles stolen from train shipment in Englewood

    More than dozen assault rifles stolen from train shipment in Englewood
    Part of a shipment of semiautomatic assault rifles was stolen this week from a freight train container at a rail yard in Chicago’s Englewood neighborhood, federal authorities and a railroad spokesman said. The 13 Smith & Wesson M&P15 Sport...
  • $10,000 reward in theft of 13 assault rifles

    $10,000 reward in theft of 13 assault rifles
    A $10,000 reward is being offered for information about the theft of more than a dozen semiautomatic assault rifles from a freight container at a rail yard in Chicago's Englewood neighborhood earlier this month. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco,...
  • Living Here: Windsor

    Living Here: Windsor
    Windsor is a small town at the crossroads of U.S. routes 258 and 460 in the center of Isle of Wight County. "Corrowaugh" was the first recorded name for what would later become Windsor. Corrowaugh was established as a post office in 1852, with mail...