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The Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported on Oct. 19 that for the week ending October 15, 2016, total U.S. weekly rail traffic was 531,936 carloads and intermodal units, down…
Canadian Pacific on Oct. 19 named Nadeem Velani Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. He had been serving in an interim capacity since Sept. 9, 2016.
An operating ratio of 57.7%, the lowest-ever when compared to adjusted operating ratios in previous quarters, and increases in diluted earnings per share (both adjusted and non-adjusted) marked Canadian Pacific’s…
Kansas City Southern (KCS) reported third-quarter 2016 revenues of $605 million, a decrease of 4% from third-quarter 2015, in what management is describing as a very challenging period.
Kansas City Southern announced October 17 that train speed on 2.5 miles of track between Martin Luther King Street and Highway 90 in Gulfport, Miss. will increase from 10 to…
Former Norfolk Southern senior executive James W. “Jim” McClellan, who played a significant role in shaping the structure of the modern North American railroad industry, died Oct. 14, 2016. He…
Badger Mining Corporation (BMC), a family-owned industrial sand supplier based out of Berlin, Wis., announced Oct. 14 a further commitment to the Canadian market with the asset acquisition of Di-Corp’s…
Emergency responders from 18 cities in 13 states across Norfolk Southern’s railroad network are receiving advanced training in safely handling potential rail incidents involving hazardous materials with NS’s safety train.
Canadian Pacific CEO Hunter Harrison says his railroad is ready to move Western Canada’s delayed grain crop to market, provided there is “supply chain accountability,” which will be measured in…
CSX updated its restoration efforts post-Hurricance Matthew. Normal train operations have resumed to Savannah, Ga., Charleston, S.C. and Portsmouth, Va. The main line from Hamlet, N.C. to Charleston was next…
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