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WASHINGTON, D.C. – A record number of railroaders, suppliers, and customers on March 2 converged on the Capitol for the annual lobbying event known as Railroad Day to meet Congressional representatives and help them identify legislative strategies to grow opportunities for the industry.

Now that E. Hunter Harrison has become CEO of CSX, “we expect additional layoffs in addition to the recently announced 1,000 members of management,” says Cowen and Company Managing Director and Railway Age Wall Street Contributing Editor Jason Seidl. “We also expect CSX to easily exc ...

Oliver Wyman Partner Rodney Case delivered a thought-provoking address March 6 at Rail Equipment Finance 2017 on the future of North America’s rail industry.

During late 2015, Amtrak conducted Vehicle Track Interaction (VTI) testing over a number of selected test sites in New England and New Jersey. This testing constituted a portion of the “safety case” required of Amtrak by the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) for certification to raise the ...

CSX has a new CEO. The Jacksonville, Fla.-based railroad on March 6 agreed to a deal with hedge fund Mantle Ridge LP to name E. Hunter Harrison as chief executive, effective imediately, and to nominate people for five seats on its board.

In 2017 the Chicago Transit Authority is marking its 70th anniversary as a governmental organization when it took over operations of the city’s buses, streetcars and trains, and its role in the growth and development of Chicago.

Jessica Kahanek, the Press Secretary at the National Labor Relations Board since January 2015, begins March 7 as Press Secretary for the Association of American Railroads (AAR).

Canadian National Railway Co. announced that it plans to repurchase common shares under a specific share repurchase program.

The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. on March 2 completed its agreement to increase ownership in Amsted-Maxion Equipamentos E Serviços Ferroviários S.A. (Greenbrier-Maxion) from 19.5% to 60%.

AllTranstek LLC, Downers Grove, Ill., a provider of tank car fleet management and technical services, has made two key senior-level appointments.

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