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CSX on July 13th announced second quarter 2016 net earnings of $445 million, or $0.47 per share, down from $553 million, or $0.56 per share, in the same period of…
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported on July 13th U.S. rail traffic for the week ending July 9, 2016. For this week, total U.S. weekly rail traffic was 442,113…
In a reply dated July 5, 2016, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) responded to a letter from Oregon’s U.S. senators regarding the June 3 Union Pacific oil train derailment…
Canadian Pacific’s Crowsnest Subdivision is busy with grain trains as prairie elevators are cleared to accept the coming harvest. CP has been pairing trains through the subdivision by giving two…
Virginia’s planned Atlantic Gateway Project has been selected for a $165 million federal FASTLANE (Fostering Advancements in Shipping and Transportation for the Long-term Achievement of National Efficiencies) grant.
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) on July 6th reported weekly U.S. rail traffic, as well as volumes for June 2016.
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has taken control of the investigation into the June 28, 2016 accident between two BNSF intermodal trains near Panhandle, Tex.
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported U.S. rail traffic for the week ending Jun. 25, 2016, with fewer declines than previous weeks as we head into summer.
Two BNSF intermodal trains collided head-on early Tuesday morning, June 28, 2016, on the railroad’s busy Chicago-Los Angeles Transcon near Panhandle, Tex., about 25 miles northeast of Amarillo. Three crew…
Luc Jobin, incoming president and chief executive officer of CN announced on June 27th the appointments of Mike Cory as executive vice-president and chief operating officer, and Ghislain Houle as…
Oregon Governor Kate Brown released the following statement regarding the Federal Railroad Administration's June 23rd Preliminary Factual Findings Report on the June 3rd derailment of Union Pacific's crude oil train:
The Federal Railroad Administration on June 23, 2106 released its preliminary findings on the June 3 Oregon crude oil derailment and found at fault: bolts, brakes and Union Pacific.
In reporting U.S. rail traffic for the week ending June 18, 2016, the Association of American Railroads noted a large increase in grain shipments that partially offset substantial losses in…
Kansas City Southern announced June 22 that the Meridian Speedway©, LLC (MSLLC), is investing approximately $28 million in 2016 on construction and improvement projects on its Vicksburg and Meridian Subdivisions.
Canadian Pacific on June 21, 2016 provided an earnings outlook for the year’s second-quarter “due to lower-than-anticipated volumes in bulk commodities, such as grain and potash, the unexpected and devastating…
HNTB Corporation has hired Ian Choudri in the new position of national rail and transit business development director and senior vice president, where he will support the firm's growth across…
As the industry continues to weather the current economic storm, Cowen and Company Managing Director and Railway Age Wall Street Contributing Editor Jason Seidl offers the following analysis:
The Surface Transportation Board (STB) issued an Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPR) on June 15, 2016 outlining measures to expedite its handling of rate cases.
For the week ending Jun. 11, 2016, the Association of American Railroads (AAR) reports total U.S. weekly rail traffic was 513,471 carloads and intermodal units, down 7.5% compared with the…
For the fourth consecutive year, CSX was named one of IDG Computerworld’s Best Places to Work in IT, ranking number 41 among large organizations.
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