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FECR Sponsors Toys for Tots
Posted on November 24, 2014
Fifth Annual Christmas Train to Deliver Holiday Cheer JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Nov. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Florida East Coast Railway (FECR) will sponsor the 2014 Toys for Tots Christmas Train operating between Jacksonville and Miami on Saturday, December 13, 2014.  FECR will be using our locomotives and containers to deliver holiday cheer to Florida east coast residents.
FECR’s Intermodal Container Transfer Facility Benefits Crowley Maritime
Posted on November 04, 2014
Positive Impacts Include More Efficient Cargo Handling and Faster Deliveries
FECR Acquires 24 New GE ES44C4, Tier 3 Locomotives
Posted on October 30, 2014
Fuel-efficient and EPA compliant units designed to meet future needs JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida East Coast Railway (FECR) is about to take delivery of the first of 24 new Tier 3 locomotives, acquired from GE Transportation (GE).  The new locomotives will be used in thru-freight, heavy haul service on the railway's 351-mile mainline route between Jacksonville,...
FECR and PortMiami Announce Sunshine Gateway
Posted on October 20, 2014
New service to include on-dock intermodal rail capabilities (JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Oct. 20, 2014) -- Florida East Coast Railway (FECR) and PortMiami, through a strategic alliance, are offering the Sunshine Gateway service, which includes on-dock intermodal rail capabilities.  This seamless ship to rail transfer allows the port to handle additional volumes and ensures that shipments move more...
Florida East Coast Railway Supports Komen North Florida Race for the Cure
Posted on October 10, 2014
Locomotives Keep Breast Cancer Cause Top of Mind Year Round JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Oct. 10, 2014 -- Florida East Coast Railway ("FECR") will once again sponsor the Susan G. Komen® North Florida 20th Race for the Cure.  The event will be held October 18 at the Metropolitan Park in Jacksonville.  Participants can run, walk or jog on either a 2K or 5K course.
Florida East Coast Railway Adds Domestic Containers, Chassis
Posted on September 19, 2014
New equipment expands intermodal capacityJacksonville, Florida – September 19, 2014 – Florida East Coast Railway (FECR) is increasing its intermodal capacity by adding new equipment. The company recently acquired 500 new 53’ containers and 100 chassis. In addition, the company added 50 refrigerated trailers to meet the needs of customers in the perishables market. All of the units will be in...