The SNCF — France’s national rail line — will face its first-ever competition from private companies starting in 2021, but the carrier will be well-prepared. Check out the ultra-modern new high-speed train model that the SNCF plans to release in the coming years.
Though the year is still young, it’s already looking extremely promising for freight rail operators. Here are the primary factors contributing to the sector’s success in 2019, and how major industry players plan to capitalize in the coming months.
The transportation mogul recently announced his company’s partnership with Brightline, a high speed rail network connecting multiple cities throughout the Sunshine State. As Branson’s plans for expansion come into focus, the privately funded train provides insight into what the future of rail transportation may look like.
After a period of aggressive expansion, Genesee & Wyoming has become the country’s largest short line rail operator. Now the company is rolling out a new program that it hopes will maximize its returns from these expansions and create an entrepreneurial spirit amongst the managers of all its lines.
An ongoing oil boom in the American Southwest has been good news for the economy, the job market, and for the US rail industry.