In long-range perspective, the story of North American passenger rail is one of extraordinary growth. The story isn’t over.
Hunter Harrison, CN’s iconic former chief executive and a Railway AgeRailroader of the Year recipient who is now retired in Florida raising show horses, has been approached to run Canadian Pacific Railway.
CF Rail Services, said Thursday that as of the New Year, it has assumed the operations of the railcar repair facility located at 205 Douglas Street in Longview, Wash.
U.S. freight carload traffic fell 3.7% for the week ending Jan. 7, 2012, while U.S. intermodal volume plummeted 9.3%, both compared with the comparable week in 2011, the Association of American Railroads said Thursday.
The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency, whose multimodal responsibilities include oversight of the city’s Municipal Railway (MUNI), said Thursday continuation of track improvement work MUNI will resume beginning Sunday, Jan. 15.