Class I

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…
CSX Corp. Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013 reported third-quarter net earnings of $463 million, or 46 cents per share, up from $455 million, or 44 cents per share, in the third quarter of…
U.S. intermodal volume continued its winning ways in the week ending Oct. 5, 2013, while U.S. freight carload volume, improving in recent weeks, slipped, the Association of American Railroads said…
The lead locomotive of a BNSF freight consist was struck at least 15 times by gunfire from an automobile pacing the train last month in central Washington state, roughly midway…
CN President and CEO Claude Mongeau said Monday, Oct. 7, 2013, current forecasts call for western Canada crop production to be one of the largest harvests in history, and he…
Both U.S. freight carload traffic and U.S. intermodal volume for the week ending Sept. 28, 2013 surpassed levels notched in the comparable week of 2012, the Association of American Railroads reported…
CN has earned a position of leadership for the quality of climate change data it has submitted to the global marketplace through CDP (Carbon Disclosure Project), described as “the world’s…
Heavy-haul freight trains require fully charged brakes. When operating a train on a downgrade, brake usage levels on individual cars climb, equipment heats up, and braking power levels can drop…
CN said on Tuesday, October 1, 2013, that the commuter rail infrastructure projects it undertook for GO Transit in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) were “rigorously reviewed” and that it…
By David Lehlbach, Oliver Wyman, for Railway Age Weighing the pros and cons of transitioning from diesel.
Railroads and locomotive builders are prepared to meet the EPA's tough Tier 4 emissions standards. Meanwhile, LNG has taken center stage as a potential replacement for diesel fuel.
How BNSF is leveraging a record $4.3 billion in capital investment.
Norfolk Southern said Monday, Sept. 23, 2013 it had again notched a new record for coal transloading at its Pier 6 at Lambert Point facility in Norfolk, Va., loading a…
Figures released by the Surface Transportation Board show Class I railroads employed 163,420 people in mid-August, up 0.45% from August 2012, but down 536 people, or 0.33%, from the previous…
Norfolk Southern Corp. has named Marta R. Stewart Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective Nov. 1, 2013. She will report to NS President James A. Squires, and will…
Union Pacific's Moffat Tunnel route has been closed for repairs west of Denver for an undetermined period following flood damage afflicting wide portions of Colorado, resulting in a detour for…
Make it three weeks in a row, and the fourth week in the last five, that U.S. freight carload traffic increased when measured against the comparable week in 2012, according…
Norfolk Southern says it loaded a record amount of coal into a single ocean-going vessel on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013, at Pier 6 at Lamberts Point, Port of Hampton Roads,…
For a second straight week – and the third time in the last four weeks – U.S. freight carload traffic gained ground when measured against the comparable period in 2012,…
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