Railway Age News

Larry Kaufman is a veteran transportation journalist and commentator and a Contributing Editor to Railway Age.

Reaction to the fight for control of Canadian Pacific seems to depend on whether the person reacting is a railfan or an investor.
Congress can't seem to get out of its own way when it comes to reauthorizing the surface transportation program. It's approaching three years since the silly-named SAFETEA-LU expired in September 2009.
Here we go again. A “friendly” GOP House committee chairman has introduced legislation that would reauthorize the expired surface transportation program. Without benefit of any hearings, the bill introduced by…
Seismic market shifts in the oper- ating leasing marketplace for railcars are providing new opportunities for lessors to put cars parked in the grass back into revenue service. For lessees…
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