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Did STB capitulate to Trump and Lenin?
Expediency over principle describes a unanimous vote Jan. 27 by the three Surface Transportation Board (STB) members—Acting Chairman Ann Begeman, a Republican, and Democrats Dan Elliott and Deb Miller.
BNSF wants your business
BNSF is offering six new BNSF Certified Sites that “are optimal for customer development along its rail network.”
Building American business: NS shows how it’s done
Norfolk Southern reported Jan. 26 that it assisted 71 industries in locating or expanding their businesses along its rail lines in 2016. The 58 new and 13 expanded industries represent…
CSX names TRAC Intermodal key supplier
CSX recently named TRAC Intermodal, the U.S.’s largest intermodal chassis pool manager and equipment supplier of domestic and international transportation companies, as a key supplier in the category of Customer…
Begeman named STB Acting Chairman
U.S. Surface Transportation Board Member Ann Begeman on Jan. 25 was named Acting Chairman by President Donald J. Trump. Begeman, a Republican, is currently serving a second, five-year term as…
AAR: Traffic registers a good gain
The Association of American Railroads (AAR), in reporting rail traffic for the week ending Jan. 21, 2017, noted that business picked up considerably.
NS finishes 2016 on a strong note
Norfolk Southern on Jan. 25 reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2016 financial results reflecting better income and earnings and a record-low operating ratio, compared to 2015.
KCS sets 2017 capex program
Kansas City Southern will invest $550 million to $560 million in 2017 capital, a 4% to 5% percent reduction from its $584 million 2016 capex program.
NS elevates six to VP
Norfolk Southern on Jan. 24 named six people to new Vice President positions and duties, and announced the retirement of two long-time executives.
CN: Strong quarter, full-year financial and operating performance
CN’s fourth-quarter and full-year 2016 financial and operating results “demonstrated once again our ability to perform well in a mixed economic environment, despite facing difficult winter conditions in December,” President…
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