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Tuesday, 13 August 2013
13 August 2013

Ragan, CSX notch top-25 finish at Watkins Glen

David Ragan, driving the No. 34 Taco Bell/CSX Play It Safe Ford Fusion, earned a top-25 finish Sunday, Aug. 11, at the Cheez-It 355 at Watkins Glen International, one of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series’ always-tricky road course races. Aside from the normally uncommon right-hand turns, the day a ...
Monday, 12 August 2013
12 August 2013

Amtrak, NS, Commonwealth of Virginia embark on ser ...

Amtrak, Norfolk Southern, the Commonwealth of Virginia, and the City of Roanoke have joined together to start work to extend Amtrak regional intercity passenger rail service from Lynchburg to Roanoke, the “Star City.”
Monday, 12 August 2013
12 August 2013

U.S. Appeals Court reverses Class I price-fixing d ...

Union Pacific Corp., CSX Corp., Norfolk Southern Corp., and Burlington Northern Santa Fe (a unit of Berkshire Hathaway Inc.) have won their bid to reverse a ruling that turned a price-fixing lawsuit against them into a class action with potential damages of at least $10 billion.
Monday, 12 August 2013
12 August 2013

Greenbrier, CIT Rail enter into railcar maintenanc ...

The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. has signed a multi-year maintenance supply agreement to provide CIT Rail with dedicated access to repair capacity at Greenbrier’s railcar repair and parts shop in Atchison, Kan., with opportunities to expand to additional repair facilities in its nationwide netw ...
Friday, 09 August 2013
09 August 2013

Riverside, Calif., gets streetcar study grant

Caltrans has awarded Riverside, Calif., a $237,500 grant for a feasibility study to restore streetcars to the southern California city.

Friday, 09 August 2013
09 August 2013

FRA issues RFP for PRIIA 305 HrSR locomotives

The Federal Railroad Administration has issued a Request For Proposals (RFP) for 35 high-performance diesel-electric locomotives built to standardized technical specifications developed by the Passenger Rail Investment and Improvement Act (PRIIA) Section 305 Next Generation Corridor Equipment P ...
Friday, 09 August 2013
09 August 2013

NS outlines initiatives on greenhouse gases

Norfolk Southern on Friday, Aug. 9, 2013 disclosed the railroad's business strategy for reducing greenhouse gas emissions and its environmental footprint in a filing with the international not-for-profit CDP, formerly known as the Carbon Disclosure Project.

Thursday, 08 August 2013
08 August 2013

AAR: Intermodal powers latest week and July

Intermodal continued to be the growth driver for Class I railroads through the month of July, and including the latest week ending Aug. 3, 2013, the Association of American Railroads said Thursday, Aug. 8.

Thursday, 08 August 2013
08 August 2013

KCS succession plan continues on-track

Kansas City Southern on Thursday, Aug. 8 announced, “in furtherance of its long-term succession planning,” that Michael R. Haverty will transition from his current position of Executive Chairman and employee of the company, to Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors and will also b ...
Thursday, 08 August 2013
08 August 2013

Next TRAX segment to debut Aug. 18

Utah Transit Authority says it will begin light rail service on the new Draper TRAX extension Aug. 18, adding 3.8 miles to metropolitan Salt Lake City's LRT network.

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