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Union Pacific General Director Car and Locomotive Engineering Michael Iden, Chicago, Ill., has been awarded the 2012 John H. Chafee Environmental Excellence Award by the Association of American Railroads.
The general committees of the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC), representing the conductors, trainmen, yardmen, locomotive engineers and rail traffic controllers employed by Canadian Pacific Railway, announced Thursday they have…
U.S. freight carload traffic again fell short of year-ago levels in the latest week ending April 21, 2012, down 3.6% when measured against the comparable week in 2011, the Association…
Axion Power International Inc. said Thursday it has received an order from Norfolk Southern Corp. for lead-carbon (PbC) batteries for use in a battery-powered locomotive.
Illinois Governor Pat Quinn and the Illinois General Assembly have proclaimed July 1, 2012, as “Union Pacific Railroad Day” in Illinois to honor UP during its year-long 150th anniversary celebration.
Forty-five Norfolk Southern chemical customers have earned the railroad’s Thoroughbred Chemical Safety Award for their safe handling of chemical products in 2011.
CSX’s “Play It Safe Around Railroad Tracks” public safety program and its sponsorship of Regan Smith and Furniture Row Racing in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series are part of the…
Norfolk Southern late Tuesday reported net income of $410 million ($1.23 per 
diluted share), up 26% from the first quarter of 2011. This included 
 a $58 million non-cash charge…
Kansas City Southern has reported record first-quarter 2012 revenue of $548 million with carloads up 7% from first-quarter 2011.
The Sprint Cup Series team that team that CSX Transportation has partnered with is unique in NASCAR. It’s the only Sprint Cup team headquartered west of the Mississippi River.
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