March 2012

North American Rail Shippers Meeting

March 20, 2012

According to a recent marketwatch.com press release, the North American Rail Shippers (NARS) will meet from May 23-25 at the Chicago InterContinental Hotel.  The meeting will feature speakers that currently hold leadership positions in several different sectors of the railroad shipping industry, including: Association of American Railroads/CSX Chairman Michael Ward; USG Corporation CEO, president and […]

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$6 million Settlement for Rail Crossing Death

March 14, 2012

The Chicago Tribune has recently reported that a $6 million settlement was reached in the case of a 2010 rail crossing death in Illinois.  The victim, Katie Ann Lunn, was struck on April 16, 2010, by an Amtrak train traveling at nearly 80 mph while driving her SUV across a University Park rail crossing.  According […]

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