Positive Impacts Include More Efficient Cargo Handling and Faster Deliveries
FECR’s Intermodal Container Transfer Facility Benefits Crowley MaritimePosted on November 04, 2014.FECR Acquires 24 New GE ES44C4, Tier 3 LocomotivesPosted 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, and Miami, Florida. The remainder of the locomotives will be placed in service by the end of 2014.FECR and PortMiami Announce Sunshine GatewayPosted 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 quickly and efficiently with the potential to reach 70 percent of the United States population in four days or less.Florida East Coast Railway Supports Komen North Florida Race for the CurePosted 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, ChassisPosted on September 20, 2014.
New equipment expands intermodal capacity
Jacksonville, 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 service by mid-October.Florida East Coast Railway Adds Service in CarolinasPosted on September 19, 2014.
Seamless two-day intermodal rail service helps customers reach South Florida markets
Jacksonville, Florida – September 18, 2014 – Florida East Coast Railway (FECR) is expanding its services to include intermodal rail transportation between Charlotte, North Carolina and a number of locations in South Florida. The company’s Piedmont Express service is available five days a week, utilizing FECR’s assets.