Class I

In reporting weekly U.S. rail traffic, as well as volumes for April 2015 and the first four months of 2015, the Association of American Railroads took note of how growth…
A BNSF crude oil unit train derailed near the small North Dakota town of Heimdal, at 7:30 a.m. CDT on May 6, 2015, resulting in explosions and fire.
The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) has determined that there has been a “huge increase” in rail deliveries of crude oil to East Coast refineries.
CSX on May 4, 2015 announced the winners of its 21st annual Chemical Safety Excellence Award, recognizing 70 customers for their commitment to the safe transportation of hazardous materials by…
Canadian National Railway plans to invest C$2.7 billion in 2015 for rail infrastructure maintenance improvements, as well as in new capacity, equipment and technology to raise network safety and efficiency,…
Union Pacific Railroad plans to invest $4.2 billion capital dollars in its network this year, following investments totaling more than $31 billion from 2005-2014. These investments contributed to a 38%…
Canadian Pacific has appointed Mark Erceg as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective May 18, 2015. He will replace outgoing CFO Bart Demosky, who will be departing from…
Construction is under way on the first of three phases to upgrade the CORP (Central Oregon & Pacific) Siskiyou rail line; work will begin this spring and summer to reopen…
Compared to the prior-year week, carloads for the week ending April 25, 2015 on U.S. Class I railroads dropped 7.9%, but intermodal saw yet another gain, rising 5.6%, netting a…
Carolina Worrell has joined Railway Age as Managing Editor, based at Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corp.’s headquarters in New York City.
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