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Have you seen the headline on the latest press release from CURE (Consumers United for Rail Equity), written in bold capital letters? It‘s rather shocking: “BNSF CEO REFUTES CRITICISM OF…
DOC®: Car Hunter By William C. Vantuono, Editor More than a century ago, one of this magazine's chief editors remarked, “It may be true that experience is the best teacher.…
By William C. Vantuono, Editor Creation of two new subway extensions in New York City is testimony to the drive and persistence that eventually gets very bigthings done in a very…
By William C. Vantuono, EditorThe Great Recession is receding (though some insist it mightbe reseeding). Traffic is returning to the railroads. Profits are up.Productivity is up. Operating ratios are falling.…
By William C. Vantuono, Editor Recovering from the worst business downturn in nearly 80 years, U.S. Class I railroads earned an average rate of return on net investment of 9.60%…
By William C. Vantuono, EditorOne full issue of Railway Age, much less one page of it, wouldn’t come close to doing justice to InnoTrans 2010, “the best of the best,”…
By William C. Vantuono, EditorIf you happen to believe the popular misinterpretation of the Mesoamerican Long Count Calendar (Mayan Calendar), we won’t need any new equipment as of 12/21/2012, so…
By William C. Vantuono, EditorOK, it’s December. It’s the end of the year. The Holidays are here. We’re supposed to be spreading peace on earth and good will toward men…
By William C. Vantuono, Editor   In his own words, Norfolk Southern CEO Wick Moorman, Railway Age’s 2011 Railroader of the Year, was a kid who loved trains. A fully…
By William C. Vantuono, Editor I could publish a book about my friend and colleague, Robert G. Lewis (actually, we did two of them together). Though we worked side by…
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