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For Union Pacific, a strong first quarter Union Pacific on April 17, 2014 reported 2014 first quarter net income of $1.1 billion, or $2.38 per diluted share, compared to $957 million, or $2.03 per diluted share, in first-quarter 2013, a 17% improvement. Operating revenues totaled $5.6 billion, up 7%; operating income totaled $1.85 billion, up 14%; the operating ratio of 67.1% improved 2.0 points, a first-quarter record.

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Legislation introduced in late 2013 in Mexico’s House of Deputies to amend certain provisions in the Mexican Regulatory Railroad Service Law could have “a material adverse effect” on Kansas City Southern’s consolidated financial statements if the proposed amendments “are ultimately...
stb-bnsf-kcs-up-mediation-mandatory
The Surface Transportation Board is directing BNSF Railway, Kansas City Southern Railway, and Union Pacific to "Engage in mandatory mediation to resolve" the issue of trackage rights over nine miles of right-of-way in Texas and Louisiana. STB's decision announced Monday, April...
westport-delivers-first-lng-tender-to-emd
Vancouver, British Columbia-based Westport Innovations, has delivered the first of four liquefied natural gas (LNG) tenders ordered by Canadian National (CN) to Electro-Motive Diesel (EMD, which is developing a pilot low-pressure LNG diesel dual-fuel locomotive for the Class I railroad). For...
intermodal-leads-weekly-traffic-gains
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) on April 10, 2014 reported increased U.S. rail traffic for the week ending April 5, 2014 with 296,039 total U.S. carloads, up 5.4% compared with the same week last year. Total U.S. weekly intermodal...
aar-responds-to-service-questions-raised-at-stb-hearing
Following an April 10, 2014 Surface Transportation Board hearing on railroad service issues, the Association of American Railroads issued a statement in response to questions that have been raised. “There have been recent rail service challenges in certain parts of the...

stb-bnsf-kcs-up-mediation-mandatory
The Surface Transportation Board is directing BNSF Railway, Kansas City Southern Railway, and Union Pacific to "Engage in mandatory mediation to resolve" the issue of trackage rights over nine miles of right-of-way in Texas and Louisiana. STB's decision announced Monday, April...
westport-delivers-first-lng-tender-to-emd
Vancouver, British Columbia-based Westport Innovations, has delivered the first of four liquefied natural gas (LNG) tenders ordered by Canadian National (CN) to Electro-Motive Diesel (EMD, which is developing a pilot low-pressure LNG diesel dual-fuel locomotive for the Class I railroad). For...
intermodal-leads-weekly-traffic-gains
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) on April 10, 2014 reported increased U.S. rail traffic for the week ending April 5, 2014 with 296,039 total U.S. carloads, up 5.4% compared with the same week last year. Total U.S. weekly intermodal...
aar-responds-to-service-questions-raised-at-stb-hearing
Following an April 10, 2014 Surface Transportation Board hearing on railroad service issues, the Association of American Railroads issued a statement in response to questions that have been raised. “There have been recent rail service challenges in certain parts of the...
see-tracks?-think-train
Operation Lifesaver, Inc. (OLI) on March 8, 2014 launched a new public service advertising campaign called See Tracks? Think Train! that aims to reduce pedestrian and driver injuries and fatalities around railroad tracks by highlighting behaviors that put people at...