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The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) released the draft California State Rail Plan (CSRP) and plans to hold a series of five open houses and a webinar to gather public…
CN is suspending a feasibility study for construction of a proposed rail line and terminal handling facility to serve the Quebec/Labrador iron ore range.
U.S. freight traffic volumes wrapped up 2013's first month, and entered its second, on par with a path carved out for more than a year: mixed. U.S. intermodal traffic volume rose…
Seattle-based energy and facility services firm McKinstry released a carbon analysis study confirming that the Cold Train refrigerated express intermodal service to/from the Port of Quincy Intermodal Terminal produces a…
The American Chemistry Council (ACC) has battled with railroads over rates and service on and off ever since the Staggers Rail Act of 1980 was enacted.
Ceres Global Ag Corp. plans to develop a CA$90 million (US$90.23 million) commodity logistics hub in Northgate, SK, Canada connected to BNSF's United States rail network.
PBF Energy Inc. announced today the completion of the second crude oil unloading facility at its subsidiary's Delaware City refinery. The construction of the 70,000 barrel per day (bpd) rail…
The Federal Railroad Administration's preliminary accident/incident report for the first 11 months of 2012 shows continued safety improvement in nearly every category.
CN announced Monday that it had settled its differences with CP and its former CEO Hunter Harrison over Harrison's joining CP as CEO. The announcement came as CN Executive Vice-President…
U.S. intermodal volume continues to shine as 2013 establishes itself, up 1.6% for the week ending Jan. 26, 2013, measured against the comparable week in 2012, according to the Association…
Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, says he will leave the Obama administration in February, ending months of speculation over the possibility of continuing in his role during the administration’s second term.
Canadian Pacific Tuesday morning announced fourth-quarter diluted per share earnings of C$1.28, exclusive of “significant items,” up 15% from C$1.11 diluted per share earnings, also exclusive of such items, in…
Union Pacific's 2012 employee safety performance was the best in the company's 150-year history—a 1.01 reportable injury rate, surpassing the former record of 1.15 achieved in 2011. From 2002 to 2012, employees improved…
Norfolk Southern Monday disclosed its intent to invest $2 billion in 2013 for capital improvements. The largest portion of that amount, $831 million, will be for rail right-of-way upgrades, the company…
U.S. freight carload traffic for the week ending Jan. 19, 2013 was down 3.5% measured against the comparable week in 2012, the Association of American Railroads said Thursday. U.S. intermodal…
CSX Corp. Tuesday afternoon reported fourth-quarter 2012 net earnings of $443 million, or 43 cents per share, compared with $457 million, or 43 cents per share, in the comparable 2011…
Norfolk Southern Corp. Tuesday afternoon reported fourth-quarter 2012 net income of $413 million, or $1.30 per diluted share, compared with $480 million, or $1.42 per diluted share, earned in the fourth quarter of…
Canadian National Tuesday reported fourth-quarter earnings of C$610 million (US$614 million), of C$1.41 per share, up from C$592 million, or C$1.32 a share, in the fourth quarter of 2011. Earnings…
Norfolk Southern on Monday said it has opened its third Crescent Corridor intermodal facility, a $97 million terminal in Greencastle, Pa., in the south central portion of the Keystone State.
BNSF Railway Co. late Friday announced its 2013 capital commitment program of approximately $4.1 billion, which the railroad said was "approximately a $450 million increase over its 2012 capital spend…
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