Class I

Railroad Day on Capitol Hill is Thursday, March 8, and the Railway Supply Institute is urging RSI members, and indeed all pro-rail interests, to "help educate policymakers on the positive…
To borrow a term from the automobile industry, when you look closely at BNSF Railway, “this is not your father’s railroad.”
U.S. carload freight traffic for the week ending Feb. 25, 2012 fell 5%, measured against the comparable week in 2011, the Association of American Railroads said Thursday. U.S. intermodal volume…
Norfolk Southern said Thursday it is honoring its predecessor railroads during 2012, its 30th anniversary year, by painting 18 new locomotives in commemorative schemes that reflect the heritage of those…
CSX Transportation has presented its Partnershipping Award to the Regional 
Economic Development Partnership (RED) in Wheeling, W.Va., for its efforts 
in locating three energy-related projects that will be served by…
Monday night’s rain-delayed Daytona 500, the season-opening event in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, marked a milestone for CSX Transportation, the first Class I railroad to sponsor a Sprint Cup…
Norfolk Southern Corp. has named Donald D. Graab vice president mechanical, headquartered in Atlanta, effective March 1. Graab succeeds Tim A. Heilig, who retires after 41 years with Norfolk Southern.
Union Pacific has been named Logistics/Transportation Provider of the Year at the 2012 American Metals Market (AMM) Steel Tube and Pipe Conference.
DAYTONA BEACH, FLA.: The 54th running of the Daytona 500 is scheduled to take place tonight (Monday Feb. 27), after heavy rains forced postponement of The Great American Race from…
If 81-year-old Warren Buffett has a short list of candidates to succeed him as head of Berkshire Hathaway, he did not directly allude to it in his annual message to shareholders, released…
U.S. freight carload traffic for the week ending Feb. 18, 2012 declined 5.2% measured against the comparable week in 2012, the Association of American Railroads said Thursday. U.S. intermodal volume…
Norfolk Southern says it cannot support a current plan for commuter rail service linking Charlotte and Mt. Mourne, N.C., calling the idea "fatally flawed."
Kansas City Southern Railway Company (KCSR) has taken out a $54.6 million Federal Railroad Administration-administered Railroad Rehabilitation and Improvement Financing (RRIF) Program loan to purchase 30 new General Electric ES44AC…
Fairport, N.Y.-based RailComm said Wednesday CSX Transportation has expanded its Domain Operations Controller (DOC®) system located at Boyles Yard in Birmingham, Ala.
The Surface Transportation Board announced that it will hold a public hearing March 22 “to explore the impact of the Berkshire Hathaway, Inc. acquisition of the Burlington Northern Santa Fe…
Canadian Pacific on Friday requested the Federal Minister of Labour appoint a conciliator “to assist in progressing discussions on a new agreement, involving legacy pensions, with the union representing the…
Canadian National said Friday it plans to invest C$1.75 billion in 2012 to maintain and upgrade its railway network, support growth and productivity initiatives, and continue to provide customers with…
Norfolk Southern Corp. said Friday it has earned the top ranking among railroads in the S&P 500 Clean Capitalism Ranking, published by Corporate Knights, a media, research, and financial products.
U.S. carload freight traffic advanced 1.7% in the week ending Feb. 11, 2012, compared with the same week in 2011, the Association of American Railroads said Thursday. But U.S. intermodal…
Norfolk Southern said Tuesday that two fuel suppliers, Dynamic Fuels, LLC and Mansfield Oil Co., have signed an agreement to supply renewable diesel to the Class I railroad.
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