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Edward R. Hamberger, president and CEO of the Association of American Railroads (AAR), issued on November 9 the following statement in light of the 2016 federal election results:
CSX Executive Vice President and Chief Sales & Marketing Officer Fredrik Eliasson announced November 8 the promotion of Michael Rutherford to Vice President-Industrial Products, effective immediately.
Canadian Pacific on November 8 launched a website in response to Canadian Transportation Safety Board (TSB) Chairwoman Kathy Fox’s Oct. 31 public pronouncement that 6% of human-caused rail incidents may…
Canadian Pacific announced on Nov. 7 that, despite a weather-delayed harvest, October “was its best-ever month for Western Canadian grain movement to Vancouver and stands ready to work with its…
Pity economic regulators. The more they seek the middle-of-the-road, the greater risk both sides assail them. Economist Sidney L. Miller wrote, “It seems clear that our railways are regulated well,…
Kansas City Southern (KCS) announced that its 16th annual Holiday Express will distribute a total of $153,290 in gift cards to The Salvation Army at stops along the Holiday Express…
The Association of American Railroads on Nov. 2 awarded the 2016 Professional Environmental Excellence Award, described as “the highest honor for environmental professionals in the railroad industry,” to Russ McDaniel,…
In the Association of American Railroads weekly traffic report, Senior Vice President of Policy and Economics John T. Gray noted that railroads “continue to face a difficult macroeconomic environment that’s…
Canadian Pacific is calling Canadian Transportation Safety Board (TSB) Chairwoman Kathy Fox’s Oct. 31 public pronouncement that 6% of human-caused rail incidents may have involved fatigue “misguided comments” that “do…
It has been a bit more than a decade and a half since the rail industry, assisted by well-qualified consultants, alerted the public and industry watchers that economic growth would…
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