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Steven Chrismer, Ph.D., is joining the Applied Technology and Engineering Division at ENSCO, Inc.
Canadian Pacific Railway played an important role in shaping Canada into the nation it is today, a nation celebrating its 150th anniversary. CP’s Canada 150 special, a rolling celebration of…
Norfolk Southern has appointed Cynthia C. Earhart as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective Aug. 15, 2017. She succeeds Vice President and Controller Thomas E. Hurlbut, who served…
The 50 shades of vexation venting from self-described captive shippers over delay by the Surface Transportation Board (STB) in considering their petitions to dilute rail regulatory freedoms is matched only…
Don’t look directly at the eclipse, viewers are warned, with Union Pacific adding: Stay off our tracks.
Canadian Pacific Railway announced the launch of direct rail service between Vancouver and Detroit.
Based on a 24% increase in net income for 2017’s second quarter, BNSF’s 2Q17 revenues increased 15% to $5.25 billion on 9% more revenue units and 5% more RPU (revenue…
The Association of American Railroads recently awarded Road & Rail Services Inc. a top Automotive Quality Excellence Award for its efforts at the Talladega, Ala., facility, marking the third time…
The Association of American Railroads said U.S. rail traffic for the week ending Aug. 5, 2017 totaled 554,822 carloads and intermodal units, up 4.3% compared with the same week a…
The Association of American Railroads said U.S. rail traffic for the week ending July 29 was 550,356 carloads and intermodal units, up 2.5% from the same week a year ago.
The U.S. Surface Transportation Board has issued a decision determining the railroad industry's cost of capital for 2016. In Railroad Cost of Capital—2016, Docket No. EP 558 (Sub-No. 20), the…
Short line railroads continue to emphasize their role as a critical economic link and job provider in events with elected representatives.
Freight infrastructure improvements, particularly in rural locations, are a priority for the U.S. Department of Transportation’s latest round of awards.
Stephen C. Tobias, former Norfolk Southern Vice Chairman and Chief Operations Officer, died Aug. 7. He was 72.
The Georgia Ports Authority reported record fiscal year results and approved the purchase of six new ship-to-shore cranes at its July board meeting.
The Federal Railroad Administration and Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration have withdrawn a proposed rule that would have regulated actions addressing sleep apnea for workers in safety-sensitive positions.
Solaris Oilfield Infrastructure announced a new seven-year contract with an unnamed major customer to handle frac sand unit trains through a transload facility it is developing on the Union Pacific…
A CSX transportation union is pushing back against comments by President and Chief Executive Hunter Harrison, who recently blamed employees in part for the railroad’s service problems.
Confirmation of career-railroader Ronald L. Batory as Federal Railroad Administrator has been delayed by New Jersey and New York’s Senate delegation—Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.), Kirsten Gillibrand ((D-N.Y.), Cory Booker…
CSX’s situation continues to get tougher. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) on Aug. 2 filed a lawsuit against the railroad, claiming that it has been discriminating against women…
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