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Union Pacific announced Thursday that it earned 2011 fourth-quarter net income of $964 million, or $1.99 per diluted share, compared with $775 million, or $1.56 per diluted share, in fourth-quarter 2011, a record. For the full year 2011, UP reported income of $3.3 billion or $6.72 per diluted sha ...

New York MTA Capital Construction (MTACC) says a study conducted by Parsons Brinckerhoff and reviewed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency found "no concerns that Second Avenue Subway construction is causing any danger to the public's health."

Canadian Pacific Railway said Thursday it has reached agreement with Canadian Tire Corp. Ltd., which extends to early 2017 and awards the railway with the vast majority of Canadian Tire's domestic container traffic. CP said the agreement builds on the shared successes the companies h ...

Canadian Pacfic on Thursday highlighted completed capital investments made to enhance its Locomotive Reliability Centre (LRC) in Toronto.

David L. Starling, President and Chief Executive Officer of Kansas City Southern, has been named 2012 Railroader of the Year by railroad industry trade journal Railway Age.

U.S. Class I railroads employed 159,717 workers in mid-December 2011, up 3.44% from a year earlier, though off 0.25% from November due to a seasonal drop in track maintenance employees.

CP sets 2012 capital plan Canadian Pacific Railway Wednesday announced that it will invest between C$1.1 billion and C$1.2 billion for infrastructure renewal, network enhancements, and expansion projects in 2012.

The AREMA Educational Foundation once again is offering scholarships to engineering students who are specializing in the railway industry and supports other educational and training endeavors that help to ensure the future of the profession.

House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee Chairman John Mica (R-Fla.) has made no secret of his disdain for Amtrak, often referring to it as our “Soviet style rail system.”

Gauge-face, top-of-rail, mobile, wayside: it’s not so much the method as the end result

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