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CARB fines Railroads for Busting California Drayage Regs

An investigation by CARB’s Enforcement Division documented that both companies had failed to accurately report all the required information for non-compliant trucks entering 12 separate intermodal terminals. Inter-modal terminals simplify transfer of goods from train to truck or vice-versa. Continue reading

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Union Pacific Unveils Low Emissions Hybrid Locomotive

Union Pacific Railroad (NYSE: UNP) today unveiled an experimental locomotive that will test three emissions-reducing technologies – exhaust gas recirculation, diesel oxidation catalysts and diesel particulate filters. While automotive enthusiasts might snicker about how far behind the heavy-duty diesel engine industry is lagging what are now virtually emissions free automobiles, the new locomotive is a significant step toward meeting EPA Tier 4 emission standards that are finally addressing large commercial vehicles. Continue reading

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