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CSX Corp.’s first quarter 2017 non-adjusted net earnings of $362 million and a adjusted operating income of $712 million, yielded net earnings per share of $0.39 up from net earnings of $356 million, or $0.37 per share, in the same period of last year.

Canadian Pacific and the United Steelworkers Local 1976 announced that the union had ratified a five-year labor agreement covering approximately 600 administrative support and intermodal employees in Canada.

Coal again led just three of 10 tracked commodity groups posting on-year carload gains for the week ending April 15, according to the Association of American Railroads.

Masergy Communications Inc. announced that UK-based Eurostar has selected the company’s Hybrid Networking and Managed Security solutions to facilitate the high-speed railway’s digital transformation initiatives for customer-facing transactions.

WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff has made two appointments in its New Jersey and Michigan offices.

Preparation for a long-anticipated second bridge across Lake Pend Oreille at Sandpoint, Idaho, has been given the go-ahead by BNSF Railway.

Kathy Simons has been elected president of the Los Angeles chapter of WTS International, the organization founded to advance women in transportation.

zMAX®, used in racecar and aircraft engines since 1946, is beginning to penetrate the railroad locomotive market—literally.

The California Air Resources Board has petitioned the Environmental Protection Agency to take action to adopt more stringent emission standards for locomotives, saying that the move is needed to clean up the air in “high-risk” communities in and around the nation’s railyards.

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