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Michael Walters has been elected chairman of the North Carolina Railroad Company's (NCRR) Board of Directors during the panel’s September meeting.
Following steadily growing weekly volume, intermodal rail traffic reached an all-time high on U.S. carriers in October, according to the Association of American Railroads.
Weaker demand and lower lease rates weighed on American Railcar Industries results in the fiscal third quarter, as a challenging market hit sales of new cars.
Norfolk Southern’s 10th annual corporate sustainability report, Strides in Stewardship, demonstrates how the railroad is making progress in the three areas of CSR (corporate social responsibility): Planet (environmental performance), Prosperity…
Thirty-eight years after the last passenger train departed Roanoke, Va., Amtrak has restored service to this historic and culturally significant city of just over 300,000 nestled in Virginia’s Blue Ridge…
Regional and short line operator Genesee & Wyoming saw higher revenue in the third quarter, but said weaker than expected earnings fell by 18% on lower agricultural shipments out of…
VIA Rail will be offering 20 weekday departures between Toronto and Ottawa, adding a 10th round-trip to its regional service. A new evening departure from Toronto to Kingston also will…
The League of Railway Industry Women (LRIW), an organization that supports women in the rail industry, recently appointed new executive officers and elected six officers to its board of directors.
A pilot program to advance the use of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS, or drones) will partner the U.S. Department of Transportation and local jurisdictions in developing rules that will allow…
CN’s and Norfolk Southern’s recently launched joint interline service initiative for carload traffic is reducing transit times by one to two days between Western Canada and NS destinations in the…
Union Pacific Corp. had third quarter net income of $1.2 billion, or a $1.50 per share, up from $1.1 billion, or $1.36, in the year-ago quarter, on improved pricing despite…
Total U.S. rail traffic for the week ending Oct. 21 was 559,989 carloads and intermodal units, up 3% from the same week a year ago, according to the Association of…
Recent acquisitions helped boost results for component and systems provider Wabtec Corp. in the third quarter as sales of existing equipment in the transit and freight categories faced “challenging market…
For the ninth straight year, CN has made the not-for-profit, worldwide environmental Carbon Disclosure Project’s (CDP) Climate A List, identifying the railroad as “a global leader in the corporate response…
The Association of American Railroads has awarded Matthew T. Williamson, a CSX environmental field services and industrial hygiene manager, the 2017 North American Environmental Employee Excellence Award, described as “the…
CSX management has cancelled its Oct. 30 Investor Day the event with little explanation. “We have received many incoming calls and emails from concerned investors who are worried what else…
The League of Railway Industry Women (LRIW) has named Transportation Technology Center, Inc. (TTCI) Executive Director Business Services Kari L. Gonzales to its board of directors.
Norfolk Southern Corp. reported third-quarter net income of $506 million, up 10% on-year, as income from railway operations increased 11% to $911 million and the operating ratio fell to a…
Canadian National reaffirmed full-year financial estimates on third-quarter revenue that was 7% higher and earnings that were essentially unchanged.
Three top CSX executives will be leaving the railroad on Nov. 15—Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Cindy M. Sanborn; Executive Vice President and Chief Sales and Marketing Officer…
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