FreightWaves Classics: Port of Jacksonville is building for the future

Compared to most ports in the United States – particularly the ports along the Eastern Seaboard – the Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) is a relatively new entity. It was created by a special act of the Florida Legislature in 1963 to develop, maintain and market Jacksonville’s port facilities.
USA

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NS: GHG Emissions Target Greenlighted

USA
Validation from SBTi—a joint initiative of CDP, UN Global Compact, the World Resources Institute and World Wide Fund for Nature—“confirms that the company’s target is consistent with reductions required to keep warming to well-below 2°C above pre-industrial levels,” NS reported on July 26.

CANCELLED: Steam locomotive 7029 Clun Castle to go on test tomorrow!

Railway Preservation
Test runs are cancelled, the second run is now operating with 47773 Queens Mother.

Chiltern Railways Celebrates 25th Anniversary with Launch of Greener and Quieter HybridFLEX Train

UK
Chiltern Railways celebrated their 25th anniversary with partners with launch of the HybridFLEX train, delivering emission-free battery operation, reducing CO2 (¯25%), nitrous oxide (¯70%) and particulates (¯90%)

Rail Roundup: Tech tools to locate railcars, forecast port volumes

USA
Efforts to improve supply chain visibility are ongoing among freight transportation stakeholders.

Kettle to head Los Angeles Metrolink

USA
Darren Kettle has been selected as the next Chief Executive Officer of Los Angeles commuter rail operator Metrolink, the Southern California Regional Rail Authority announced on July 23.

CP Publishes Climate Strategy

Canada
The report (download below) builds on CP’s Climate Change Commitment, which was issued last July.

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