Class I

The Federal Railroad Administration's Office of Safety Analysis has reported strong safety gains for 726 reporting railroads in this year's first quarter.
Give Norfolk Southern CEO Wick Moorman due recognition for his courage to be contrarian. Applause from this observer follows.
There's no question about the importance of coal to the railroads. It has recently accounted for 44% of U.S. Class I railroad tonnage, 24.1% of carloads, and 24.2% of revenue. A mild…
On June 2, 1982, newly formed Norfolk Southern Corp., a merger of the Norfolk & Western Railway and the Southern Railway, was listed on the New York Stock Exchange. Present…
Railroaders and racers have many characteristics in common. Two of them are teamwork and tenacity. When trouble strikes, they rise to the occasion and band together, working safely and efficiently to…
Canadian Pacific Tuesday said it has named Paul Haggis as its new chairman.
Norfolk Southern, a railroad that has more than once been characterized as the world's most successful, observes its 30th anniversary June 2 in a position of strength and growth, despite…
For the second year in a row, Union Pacific was selected as the top performing railroad by leading U.S. agricultural shippers in the third annual Soy Transportation Coalition (STC) Railroad…
Canadian Pacific operations throughout Canada resumed at roughly 7:00 a.m. Friday morning (Eastern Time), CP spokesman Ed Greenberg told Railway Age.
U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.) on Thursday asked Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood to launch a "high-level and coordinated multimodal freight initiative at the U.S. Department of Transportation to improve the management of…
In a welcome departure from past weeks, U.S. freight carload traffic for the week ending May 26, 2012 notched an increase, up 1.3% measured against the comparable week in 2011,…
Chrysler presented its 2011 Partnership Award to Union Pacific Distribution Services at the annual Chrysler Carrier Conference in Auburn Hills, Mich.
Canadian Pacific on Tuesday again asked the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference to let striking workers return to their jobs "and stop the damage the union is unnecessarily causing to CP customers' businesses…
Canadian National announced Monday that members of the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference-Rail Canada Traffic Controllers (TCRC-RCTC) have ratified a three-year labor agreement covering 210 train dispatchers in Canada.
U.S. freight carload traffic for the week ending May 19, 2012 was down 5.0% measured against the comparable week in 2011, the Association of American Railroads said Thursday, continuing a…
Canadian National has launched a program, "EcoConnexions From the Ground Up," to encourage "tree planting and other greening programs in communities across its network, with a particular emphasis on properties adjacent to…
Canadian Pacific began Wednesday suffering a strike delivered by Teamsters Canada.
Led by increases in rail maintenance of way and structures employees, U.S. Class I railroads employed 161,876 workers in mid-April, up 3.25% from April 2011 and also up 0.84 from…
Now that Canadian Pacific Railway is under new management, how soon can shareholders expect to reap the rewards promised hedge fund investor William Ackman during a long proxy fight?
Investors on Wall Street, watching events at Canadian Pacific carefully throughout the week, continued to reward the company Thursday for its apparent—and now affirmed—shakeup of CP's Board of Directors.
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