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The Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported for the week ending September 10, 2016, total U.S. weekly rail traffic was 482,894 carloads and intermodal units, down 5.4% compared with the…
The Private Railcar Food and Beverage Association, Inc. (PRFBA) announces its formal creation, comprised of 13 global food and beverage companies and manufacturers headquartered in North America.
CN has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) World Index for the fifth consecutive year and to the DJSI North America Index for the eighth consecutive year.
The Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership has released its testimony from a Aug. 23 hearing regarding increasing rail service to western Pennsylvania. “I think it’s one of the first times that Amtrak,…
The Surface Transportation Board (STB) on Sept. 8, 2016 announced its annual determination of revenue adequacy for U.S. Class I freight railroads for 2015. Of the "Big Seven" (five U.S.…
Canadian Pacific announced Sept 8, 2016 that Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Mark Erceg has resigned, effective immediately, to join a U.S. company. Nadeem Velani has been appointed…
The economy remains “tepid” and surface transportation companies “remain focused on controlling costs, limiting capex and searching hard for growth opportunities,” according to Cowen and Company Managing Director and Railway…
CSX Corporation Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Frank Lonegro updated investors and analysts on Sept. 7, 2016 at the Cowen and Company 9th Annual Global Transportation Conference in…
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) released August monthly figures with this nugget: Exclude coal, and the industry's carloads were down only 1% in August 2016 from August 2015, or…
In a Sept. 1, 2016 monthly progress report letter to the Senate Commerce Committee, House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee, Senate and House transportation appropriations committees and all relevant subcommittees, Surface…
Approximately one month after billionaire hedge fund manager Bill Ackman dumped all his shares in Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. and walked away with an estimated $1.5 billion to pursue other…
Hey, Mr. Trump! Yeah you! The guy with the odd orange hairdo. You interested in supporting an American industry that invests billions of private capital, building worthwhile things, instead of…
Responding to the Washington Council of Fire Fighters and other first responders, Washington State adopted a new rule, Chapter 173-185 WAC, Oil Movement by Rail and Pipeline Notification, “to enhance…
The Surface Transportation Board released August 31 an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPR), which considers a new, streamlined procedure to resolve small rate disputes between shippers of all commodities…
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported total U.S. weekly rail traffic for the week ending August 27, 2016 was 539,657 carloads and intermodal units, down 6.2% compared with the…
Direct ChassisLink, Inc. (DCLI) announced that Ryan Houfek has joined the firm as Senior Vice President, Business Development.
GE Transportation has acquired ShipXpress, a provider of “cloud-based software solutions that enable transportation, industrial, and commodities businesses to efficiently operate with supply chain partners.”
The North County Transit District (NCTD) is significantly increasing enforcement activities against trespassers along both the Oceanside to San Diego and Oceanside to Escondido rail corridors.
Officials on opposite sides of the country outlined plans to enhance safety of local rail systems using recently awarded federal funds.
Canadian Pacific announced Aug. 25, 2016 that it “welcomes the release of the full proceedings from the Canadian Transportation Safety Board’s (TSB) recent Transportation Safety Summit and urges government officials…
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