Class I

Norfolk Southern and Operation Lifesaver Inc. are hosting "The Peach State Whistle-Stop Safety Train" this week as a 327-mile tour stretches from Valdosta, in southeast Georgia, north to Dalton, Ga.,…
Federal Railroad Administrator Joseph C. Szabo on Friday, May 30, 2014 toured a Siemens rail automation plant in Louisville, Ky., which is producing components for new Positive Train Control (PTC)…
The Surface Transportation Board on Thursday, May 29, 2014, instituted an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking proceeding to provide interested persons the opportunity to comment on whether the "safe harbor"…
The three largest North American nations all saw freight rail traffic gain once again in the latest week ending May 24, 2014, the Association of American Railroads said Thursday, May…
New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez joined Union Pacific Chairman and CEO Jack Koraleski in ceremonially opening UP's new 2,200-acre facility in Santa Teresa, N.M. on Wednesday, May 28, 2014.
Norfolk Southern Corp. Chairman and CEO Wick Moorman on Wednesday, May 28, 2014, announced that President James A. Squires will assume additional responsibilities in line with the company's normal succession planning process.
Freight rail traffic in all three major North American nations gained ground during the week ending May 17, 2014, just as they did the week before, the Association of American…
BNSF Railway and Ferromex (FXE) announced a new intermodal service between Chicago and Silao, Guanajuato, Mexico, on Tuesday, May 20, 2014.
Figures released by the Surface Transportation Board show Class I railroad employment rose 0.31% in mid-April 2014, measured against a year earlier, and also advanced 0.81% from mid-March levels.
U.S. freight rail traffic rose during the week ending May 10, 2014, extending gains for the year to date, the Association of American Railroads reported Thursday, May 15.
Kansas City Southern appears to have become the target of shareholder class action, including from a law firm claiming the Class I railroad "and certain of its executive officers made…
Despite the difficult winter conditions of the first quarter, CSX is positioned to capitalize on underlying economic strength and market opportunities in the balance of 2014 to grow earnings, Fredrik…
Canadian Pacific Chief Executive Officer E. Hunter Harrison is calling for "direct face-to-face discussions based on facts are the best way to make progress on strengthening Canada's grain handling and…
April's solid advances in U.S. freight rail traffic rolled on into the first days of May, the Association of American Railroads reported Thursday, May 8, 2014.
Norfolk Southern CEO Wick Moorman, addressing the company's annual meeting in Williamsburg, Va., gave company shareholders numerous reasons for continued optimism following a year that contained what NS hails as…
State and local emergency responders won the right to know about individual movements of Bakken crude oil in an emergency order issued late Wednesday, May 7, 2014 by U.S. Transportation…
If recent reports published by Railway Age and others regarding BNSF's clogged network have managed to discourage any shipper or industry-related investor, I have news that might brighten their outlook.
Canadian Pacific Railway said Wednesday, May 7, 2014, it had agreed to a contract extension with CEO E. Hunter Harrison, adding a year to his term, which will now run…
Honoring a request by BNSF Railway for a temporary service adjustment, Amtrak will alter its westbound Empire Builder schedule through North Dakota through Sept. 30, 2014, using chartered buses to…
Historically high levels of traffic, plus numerous track and capacity improvement projects that are currently under way, are both putting the squeeze on BNSF's northern corridor, with intermodal a potential…
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