Jennifer Nunez, Assistant Editor, Railway Track & Structures

Jennifer Nunez, Assistant Editor, Railway Track & Structures

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CN President and CEO Claude Mongeau will soon undergo surgery to remove a rare type of precancerous soft-tissue tumor located in the upper left part of his larynx, the railroad announced August 12, 2015. In his absence, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Luc Jobin will run the railroad.

Wednesday, 25 February 2015 09:09

CN, Unifor reach tentative labor agreement

Canadian National and Unifor have negotiated a tentative labor agreement with the Unifor union. As a result, CN has withdrawn its lockout notice to Unifor, which would have come effective at 11p.m. local time tonight in the absence of a settlement.

Thursday, 09 October 2014 12:33

AIG expands liability limits to $1 billion

American International Group, Inc. (AIG) has expanded excess casualty liability limits for Class I railroads in the U.S. and Canada to $1 billion per occurrence.

The Federal Railroad Administration's (FRA) Railroad Safety Advisory Committee (RSAC) voted unanimously on implementing new crashworthiness performance standards for next-generation passenger high speed rail (HSR) equipment that will operate in the U.S.

BNSF named Steve Bobb executive vice president and chief marketing officer, with responsibility for BNSF's sales, marketing, customer service, economic development and business unit activities. He succeeds John Lanigan, who has decided to retire effective Jan. 15, 2013.

The Columbus and Greenville Railway (CAGY), was recently named Shortline of the Year at BNSF 's annual "Shortline Conference" held last month in Irving, Texas.

Thursday, 01 November 2012 13:12

Alstom to modernize MBTA rail and LRT fleet

Boston's Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) has awarded Alstom Transport two rail fleet modernization contracts with a combined value of approximately $220 million.

The Kansas City streetcar proposal has received funds from the Mid-America Regional Council's (MARC) Board of Directors totaling $ 17.7 million.

Seattle, Wash., has secured funding to plan and design the First Hill Streetcar line's Broadway Extension.