Class I

The Surface Transportation Board, in a decision dated Oct. 14, 2014 (Docket No. EP 724, “United States Rail Service Issues,” has asked Canadian Pacific Railway to “answer specific questions to…
CSX posted record third-quarter 2014 net earnings of $509 million, or $0.51 per share, up from net earnings of $455 million, or $0.45 per share, in the same period last…
Cummins Inc. is presenting its engine lineup for public transportation customers at the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) Expo in Houston. Products available for both transit bus and rail markets…
At age 70, when most of his contemporaries have retired, Canadian Pacific (CP) Chairman Hunter Harrison is plotting his legacy—a seamless North American transcontinental rail duopoly initiated by his proposed…
Canadian Pacific has approached CSX about a merger, and CSX has rejected the proposal, according to reports in The Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Toronto’s Globe & Mail, and…
"Tawdry," is how one Washington transportation attorney describes the self-interest assaults by powerful congressional lawmakers on federal regulatory agency officials.
U.S. freight traffic continued to notch gains during the week ending Oct. 4, 2014, the Association of American Railroads reported Thursday, Oct. 9.
American International Group, Inc. (AIG) has expanded excess casualty liability limits for Class I railroads in the U.S. and Canada to $1 billion per occurrence.
The U.S. Surface Transportation Board announced Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014 that it is requiring all Class I railroads to publicly file weekly data reports regarding service performance “to promote industry-wide…
Canadian officials reported no injuries Wednesday morning, Oct. 8, 2014, in the aftermath of a CN train derailment occurring Tuesday near Wadena, Saskatchewan that generated smoke and some fears of…
Canadian Pacific Railway, under the leadership of CEO E. Hunter Harrison, is “raising the bar, again,” according to Cowen & Co. Managing Director and Railway Age Wall Street Contributing Editor Jason…
U.S. freight traffic finished the last full week of the month ending Sept. 27, 2014 the same way it ploughed through the full month itself, with gains, the Association of…
At Canadian Pacific’s 2014 Investor Conference, CEO E. Hunter Harrison unveiled new growth targets out to 2018, and “a multi-year strategy to drive superior service and financial profitability, including more…
The Association of American Railroads on Sept. 30, 2014 submitted its comments on the U.S. Department of Transportation-Pipeline and Hazardous Material Safety Administration (PHMSA) NPRM (Notice of Proposed Rulemaking) on…
Forty first-responders representing 30 communities around CSX’s railroad network have undergone crude-by-rail (CBR) incident response training at the Security and Emergency Response Training Center (SERTC) in Pueblo, Colo.
Norfolk Southern Corp. said Monday, Sept. 29, 2014 it has "earned recognition recently from environmental nonprofit CDP as a marketplace leader in carbon disclosure, reflecting the railroad's broad integration of sustainable business practices…
U.S. freight rail traffic for the week ending Sept. 20, 2014 kept rising from levels of a year ago, the Association of American Railroads reported Thursday, Sept. 25. As per the…
The Surface Transportation Board said it has awarded a contract to InterVISTAS Consulting LLC (InterVISTAS) "to conduct an independent analysis that evaluates potential alternative rate regulation approaches, with the goal…
Florida East Coast Railway (FECR) is increasing its intermodal capacity by adding new equipment, and is expanding its services to include intermodal transportation between Charlotte, N.C., and a number of…
Canadian National on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014 recognized 11 of its intermodal customers "for their sustainability practices that are aligned with the objectives of the CN EcoConnexions program."
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