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Amid a change at the top, announced layoffs and presumptive talks regarding new leadership, CSX Corp. has again extended its deadline for board nominations.
Rail traffic in the United States for the week ending Feb. 18 totaled 531,123 carloads and intermodal units, up 6.8% from the same week in 2016.
Canadian Pacific on Feb. 21 announced it is bringing back its iconic beaver logo, the first version of which appeared in 1886, “as it looks to the future, while re-connecting…
North American tank car manufacturer and lessor Union Tank Car Company (UTLX) has launched UTLX Repair Link, a BRC and railcar management portal, to streamline transactions with contract shops during…
On Tuesday, Feb. 21, CSX Corp. announced that Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Michael Ward and President Clarence Gooden will retire, effective May 31.
Trackmobile announced its top four performing Distributors with Awards of Excellence for 2016.
Wabtec Corp. on Feb. 21 reported results for 2016’s fourth quarter and full year, and issued financial guidance for 2017, that reflects “significant headwinds” in the freight and industrial markets,…
Press releases disguised as letters? Or letters disguised as press releases? In a corporate power struggle, either method can be deployed with the intent of influencing shareholders. Both sides in…
High water blocked BNSF's Lakeside Subdivision between Spokane and Pasco, Wash., Thursday in the twisting, narrow Hatton Coulee between Hatton and Connell.
Canadian Pacific Railway on Tuesday launched an awareness campaign highlighting the safety benefits of the prevetative use of inward-facing cameras in the cabs of locomotives.
The Surface Transportation Board announced that it is adopting a tentative new measure of average change in railroad industry productivity for 2011-15.
Canadian Pacific has promoted John Brooks to senior vice-president and chief marketing officer, responsible for business units and sales and marketing staff based throughout North America.
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) on Feb. 15 reported that total U.S. rail traffic for the week ending Feb. 11, 2017 up 2.6% compared with the same week last…
Late on Feb. 14, CSX Corp. announced it plans to hold a special shareholder meeting on Feb. 16 after discussions for E. Hunter Harrison to take over the reins as…
CSX late on Feb. 14 called a special meeting of shareholders to consider what it termed “extraordinary requests” by hedge fund Mantle Ridge LP and former Canadian Pacific CEO Hunter…
Norfolk Southern today opened a new locomotive maintenance and repair facility in Chicago, enhancing its services in the largest U.S. rail hub.
Among the daredevil set, the cadre of YouTube videos of drivers that attempt to stress the limitations of Tesla’s driver assist (or self-driving) mode (searching “Tesla Autopilot” yields a search…
February is Heart Month in Canada, and Canadian Pacific is involved in two charity partnerships to benefit the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) and the University of Ottawa Heart…
This is Jim Blaze, rail economist and teacher—sometimes a reporter; always one who questions. I’m concerned about how the “Big 7” railroads are going to address their next five to…
The Port of Virginia set a record for monthly volume, 228,516 TEUs in January, an increase of 18.5% from the same month the previous year, and up 8% year-to-date.
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