Class I

Freight carload traffic volume and intermodal movements notched a North American trifecta in the week ending July 14, 2012, measured against the comparable week of 2011, the Association of American…
Union Pacific Thursday reported second-quarter earnings of $1 billion, or $2.01 per share, up 28% from $785 million in the second quarter of 2011. Earnings, along with revenue of $5.22…
U.S. Class I railroads employed 163,159 workers in mid-June, up 0.38% from May and 2.40% from June 2011.
Hit-or-miss efforts (mostly miss) by the U.S. Postal Service to move mail by railroad have characterized the mode's declining mail modal share for decades, but the USPS is once more…
Canadian Pacific and Smart Sand, Inc., Wednesday announced a strategic long-term partnership "under which the two companies will supply and ship premium, Northern White frac sand to the unconventional oil…
CSX Corp. late Tuesday announced second-quarter net earnings of $512 million, or $0.49 per share, versus $506 million, or 46 cents per share, in the same period last year—a 7%…
The Federal Railroad Administration and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration announced Monday an agreement "to improve coordination between the two agencies in enforcing the whistleblower provision of the Federal…
With a 23% increase in intermodal revenue taking some of the sting out of 14% slump in revenue from utility coal, Kansas City Southern has reported second-quarter 2012 revenue of $545 million.…
Over the last six months or so as I've made my rounds visiting short lines, regional railroads, and Class I's from the locomotive cab to the executive suite, I've found…
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) Thursday reported mixed weekly rail traffic for the week ending July 7, 2012, with U.S. railroads originating 243,156 carloads, down 1% compared with the…
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