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BNSF Railway has selected Montana Rail Link, Inc. (MRL) as its 2013 Short Line of the Year “for its significant growth and continued emphasis on a strong safety record.” In…
The Association of American Railroads has awarded its highest honor for environmental professionals, the 2013 North American Environmental Employee Excellence Award, to CSX Manager of Environmental Remediation Matthew Adkins.
Healthy attendance and a record number of suppliers exhibiting at RI2013 established this biennial gathering as a can’t-miss event.
Global belief in U.S. "exceptionalism" is being sorely tested these days on many fronts, whether we Americans acknowledge that or not. But most of the world still appears to accept…
CSX Transportation Inc. has signed what it’s describing as a “landmark agreement with four labor unions that sets new standards of quality and productivity” at the company’s Huntington (W.Va.) Locomotive…
Norfolk Southern has renamed its Dillerville Yard in Lancaster, Pa., in honor of former vice President Corporate Affairs and Pennsylvania State Senator H. Craig Lewis, who died unexpectedly on Jan.…
Both U.S. freight carload traffic and intermodal volume both rose for the third straight week, and fourth week in the last five, during the week ending Oct. 26, 2013, the…
Depending on your energy viewpoint, credit California—or blame it—for coal's very uncertain future as a primary energy source, or even the primary freight volume mainstay.
In a rare display of bipartisan functionality on Capitol Hill, the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee Panel on 21st Century Freight Transportation has released its final report on the current…
Unbeknownst to many, the southern segment of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, called the “Keystone Gulf Coast,” should soon be in operation, according to a report in Bloomberg Businessweek filed…
Pershing Square Capital Management founder William Ackman reportedly is selling roughly US$800 million of his investment in Canadian Pacific Railroad, or roughly 5.9 million shares.
North America’s largest railroads saw gains in both freight carload traffic and intermodal volume during the week ending Oct. 19, 2013, the Association of American Railroads reported Thursday, Oct. 24.
Norfolk Southern Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013 reported third-quarter net income of 482 million, up 20% from the $402 million reported in the third quarter of 2012. Diluted earnings per share were…
Canadian Pacific early Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013, reported third-quarter net income of C$324 million (US$312.5 million), or C$1.84 (US$1.77) per diluted share, noting it was a record. Results beat CP's…
CN on Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, reported third-quarter net income of C$705 million (US$685 million), or C$1.67 (US$1.62) per diluted share, up about 6% from C$664 million, or C$1.52 per…
Amtrak President and CEO Joe Boardman’s keynote address at Railway Age’s 20th Annual Passenger Trains on Freight Railroads Conference, October 15, 2013.
Thirteen cars on a CN train moving oil and propane through Alberta have derailed, with one car exploding and others nearby catching fire last Saturday, with a "controlled burn" still…
Kansas City Southern Friday, Oct. 18, 2013 reported third-quarter net income of $119 million, or $1.07 per diluted share, up from $91 million, or 82 cents per diluted share, in…
Both U.S. freight carload traffic and U.S. intermodal volume gained ground during the week ending Oct. 12, 2013, measured against the comparable week in 2012, the Association of American Railroads…
Union Pacific Corp. reported third-quarter net income of $1.15 billion, or $2.48 per share, Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013, up 10% from $1 billion, or $2.19 per share, in the third quarter…
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