Class I

Norfolk Southern’s Bellevue, Ohio yard, the largest classification yard on the NS system, will be renamed “Moorman Yard” in honor of Charles W. “Wick” Moorman, who retired June 1, 2015,…
A ribbon-cutting ceremony on May 30, 2015 celebrated the completion of extensive restoration work on the historic brick depot in Sandpoint, Idaho, which serves as Amtrak’s only scheduled stop in…
In reporting weekly U.S. rail traffic, as well as volumes for May 2015 and the first five months of 2015, the Association of American Railroads revealed that U.S. carload traffic…
At Washington, D.C.’s Union Station, Norfolk Southern dedicated its latest commemorative locomotive, an SD60E painted in a vibrant red, white and black livery with gold accents and insignia recognizing police,…
The Kansas City Southern Railway Company (KCS) will increase train speed on its Laredo Subdivision line that runs from Laredo to Corpus Christi, Tex., from 49 to 59 miles per…
CN is investing C$20 million in the expansion of its cold supply chain capacity to help producers and distributors of chilled or frozen foods grow their businesses in North America…
Norfolk Southern is bringing its “Train Your Brain” public safety campaign, now in its ninth year, to central and south Georgia to remind people to be safe and alert around…
For the week ending May 23, 2015, U.S. rail traffic dipped nearly 3%, with a gain in intermodal only partially offsetting a sharp decline in carload traffic. The same held…
Union Pacific Railroad plans to invest nearly $102 million in 2015 to improve its rail infrastructure in Nebraska, the company announced on May 22, 2015.
U.S. Class I railroads originated 113,089 carloads of crude oil in the first quarter of 2015, down 17,982 carloads or 13.7% from the fourth quarter of 2014, the Association of…
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