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CSX extends deadline for board nominations again Amid a change at the top, announced layoffs and presumptive talks regarding new leadership, CSX Corp. has again extended its deadline for board nominations.

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Semi-autonomous Level 3 trucks will be ubiquitous on America’s highways within 5-10 years; driverless Level 5 vehicles some time after that, according to Cowen and Company Managing Director and Railway Age Wall Street Contributing Editor Jason Seidl. Cowen’s analysis by...
january-boxes-surge-at-port-of-savannah
Containerized trade through the Port of Savannah grew 16.2% to 331,468 TEUs in January, a record month for tonnage, and another sign of strengthening box growth in the new year at U.S. ports. The Georgia Ports Authority said loaded containers totaled...
new-year-sets-record-for-port-of-la
The Port of Los Angeles marked the busiest January in its history as overall container traffic surged 17.4% from the same month a year ago. The port’s terminals handled 826,640 TEUs, the busiest January in its 110-year history, and ahead of...
port-of-long-beach-jan-cargo
The Port of Long Beach saw containerized cargo increase 8.7% in January from a year ago on increased activity at its largest terminal and extra ships calling ahead of the Lunar New Year.   Traffic totaled 582,689 TEUs in January on exports...
bnsf-sees-b-in-economic-development
Development along BNSF Railway's network totaled nearly $3.5 billion in 2016, including completion of a $1.3-billion steel mill in Arkansas and a sugar facility in Illinois.   The investments by the railroads's customers are expected to generate more than 3,000 new jobs...

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Amid a change at the top, announced layoffs and presumptive talks regarding new leadership, CSX Corp. has again extended its deadline for board nominations. Nominations are to be submitted by March 10, according to the railroad based in Jacksonville. The carrier has...
weekly-gain-for-us-rail-freight-volumes
Rail traffic in the United States for the week ending Feb. 18 totaled 531,123 carloads and intermodal units, up 6.8% from the same week in 2016.    The Association of American Railroads reported 263,620 carloads, up 7.6%, while intermodal volume was 267,503...
cp’s-beaver-makes-a-comeback
Canadian Pacific on Feb. 21 announced it is bringing back its iconic beaver logo, the first version of which appeared in 1886, “as it looks to the future, while re-connecting with its past.” “I am excited to say that ‘the beaver...
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North American tank car manufacturer and lessor Union Tank Car Company (UTLX) has launched UTLX Repair Link, a BRC and railcar management portal, to streamline transactions with contract shops during the repair cycle. To manage its fleet of more than 80,000...
csx-ceo-ward-retires
On Tuesday, Feb. 21, CSX Corp. announced that Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Michael Ward and President Clarence Gooden will retire, effective May 31. At the same time, the railroad said it was eliminating 1,000 management jobs in the coming weeks,...

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