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Eliasson: “CSX well-positioned for growth” “As global freight demand increases and American highways remain overcrowded and underfunded, CSX is building on a proven track record of success for shareholders by capitalizing on growth opportunities across nearly all of our markets,” Chief Financial Officer Fredrik Eliasson told investors and analysts Sept. 11, 2014 at the UBS Best of Americas conference in London.

An Iraqi proverb reads, “Show them death and they will accept a fever.” Senate Commerce Committee Chairman Jay Rockefeller (D-W.Va.), whose foreign affairs knowledge trumps an inadequate understanding of economics, appears to have stumbled across the proverb and embraced it as...
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CN’s sustainability practices have earned it a place on the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI) for the third consecutive year that the railroad has been listed on the DJSI World Index, and for the sixth consecutive year that it...
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As part of an ongoing focus on community emergency preparedness and training, CSX is introducing “CSX Operation Respond,” a new mobile information system that it says “will enhance first responders’ ability to access train and cargo information in real time...
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The Greater Toronto Area must merge its public transit properties into a cohesive, unified whole, the CEO of the Toronto Region Board of Trade has declared. CEO Carol Wilding, reportedly stepping down from her post at month's end, makes the declaration...
Congress is about to adjourn for its single-most-important function these days as mid-term elections loom: getting re-elected. That means it’s time to get down to some serious last-minute, constituent-coddling activities, like proposing legislation beating down the big, bad, monopolistic freight...

integrate-greater-toronto-transit-group-urges
The Greater Toronto Area must merge its public transit properties into a cohesive, unified whole, the CEO of the Toronto Region Board of Trade has declared. CEO Carol Wilding, reportedly stepping down from her post at month's end, makes the declaration...
Congress is about to adjourn for its single-most-important function these days as mid-term elections loom: getting re-elected. That means it’s time to get down to some serious last-minute, constituent-coddling activities, like proposing legislation beating down the big, bad, monopolistic freight...
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BNSF Railway conductors and ground-service workers represented by General Committee GO-001 of the International Association of Sheet Metal, Air and Rail Transportation Workers (SMART, formerly the United Transportation Union) have rejected a proposal to allow freight trains equipped with Positive...
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The freight transportation outlook from Cowen & Co.’s 7th Annual Transportation Conference is positive, with railroads benefitting from growth in a broad range of markets, according to Managing Director and Railway Age Wall Street Contributing Editor Jason Seidl. In general, “freight...
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Productivity gains and cost savings often go hand-in-hand with safer m/w equipment. Maintenance on the railroad can be caught in a revolving cycle where increased traffic requires additional maintenance. However, the increased traffic results in tight work windows. Suppliers offer solutions...