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The results from Cowen and Company’s Fourth Quarter 2015 Rail Shipper Survey “continue to show demand weakness, a lack of confidence in the economy and that further truckload rate deterioration may still be catching up to rail pricing,” says Managing Director and Railway Age Wall S ...
Most likely to assist in heading off Canadian Pacific’s next move toward an acquisition, Norfolk Southern announced on Jan. 12, 2016 that it is consolidating two of its divisions and shutting down portions of one secondary line as “part of the company’s ongoing drive to enhance operating ef ...

CSX Corporation on Jan. 12, 2016 announced fourth-quarter 2015 net earnings of $466 million, a 5% decline from $491 million in the same period of 2014, or $0.48 per share, down 2% from $0.49 in the prior year.

Following a period of relative quiet over the Christmas holiday, Canadian Pacific’s endeavor to acquire Norfolk Southern has picked up steam with issuance of a white paper, “A 21st Century Railroad for a 21st Century Economy,” in which CP argues that “a change in the railroad industry sta ...

Regional railroad Reading & Northern Railroad achieved record-breaking carload volumes and revenue in 2015.

Amtrak says it is continuing its commitment and progress to ever more sustainable operations by focusing on fuel and energy conservation as well as other initiatives. America's Railroad® has incorporated sustainability practices throughout its operation of more than 300 trains that travel each d ...
CSX has appointed key leaders in the Sales and Marketing organization as it continues to focus on enhancing customer relationships and encouraging profitable growth, the company announced Jan. 11, 2016. Dean M. Piacente has been named Vice President-Intermodal; Clark Robertson, Vice President-Che ...
The International Association of Public Transport (UITP) announced Jan. 12, 2016 the creation of the International Urban Rail Platform for North America, which will bring together key rail industry players from the region and the rest of the world ...
In 2015, the Railway Supply Institute, Inc. (RSI) advocated quite heavily against keeping truck size and weight from increasing. And it was successful on both accounts. Now, according to RSI’s Nicole Brewin, Vice President of Governmental Affairs ...

Working within the up-to five-year extension Congress granted in late 2015, the Association of American Railroads has set year-end 2016 goals for Positive Train Control implementation.

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