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From Chicago, and Railway Age's Rail Insights Conference and Expo today, June 7:
Citing health reasons, CN President and Chief Executive Officer Claude Mongeau will step down on June 30, 2016. Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Luc Jobin will succeed him.
A Union Pacific train carrying 96 carloads of Bakken crude to a refinery in Tacoma, Wash., derailed in Mosier, Ore., on June 3.
CN launched a website on June 3, 2016 to encourage communities to submit input for corridor risk assessments along rail routes carrying significant amounts of dangerous goods.
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) announced its monthly rail freight traffic report for May, and the week ending May 28, 2016. The figures, as expected, haven’t improved.
Union Pacific's rail network in Idaho will receive $35.8 million in 2016 capital funds.
“Volume vs. Velocity—Managing Change in 2016” will be the theme for the 247th meeting of the Midwest Association of Rail Shippers (MARS) to be held 
July 11–12, 2016 at the…
Cowen and Company Managing Director and Railway Age Wall Street Contributing Editor Jason Seidl attended the National Association of Rail Shippers (NARS) 2016 Annual Meeting, and offers the following report:
Protran Technology, a unit of Harsco Rail, has secured its first order from a U.S. Class I for its COMPASS™ railway asset location and awareness system.
North American rail freight traffic remains in the doldrums, the Association of American Railroads reported for the week ending May 21, 2016.
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