Class I

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.
The trends, both good and bad, continue for U.S. freight traffic ending the week of May 12, 2012, the Association of American Railroads reported Thursday. U.S. freight carload traffic fell…
Operation Lifesaver Thursday cautioned professional photographers to be aware of the risks of taking photos of high school seniors and wedding parties on train tracks or trestles.
Charlotte's LYNX Blue Line Extension (BLE) light rail project along the North Carolina Railroad corridor moved a big step forward Wednesday with the announcement that the North Carolina Railroad Co. (NCRR), the…
In a sweeping move, Canadian Pacific early Thursday announced not only the departure of President and CEO Fred Green—a move widely expected—but also the declaration of six existing directors not…
As this is written, much of the railroad world awaits the Thursday, May 17, vote by Canadian Pacific share owners. Early book betting says that insurgent hedge fund Pershing Square…
Following the finish of the May 12 Bojangles Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway, Regan Smith’s no. 78 Furniture Row Racing/CSX Play It Safe Chevrolet looked like it had been sideswiped…
Norfolk Southern is inviting "everyone with a stake in rail operations—communities, businesses, and informed observers such as rail fans"—to join its new online security program, "Protect the Line."
Amtrak said Friday schedules for its Wolverine Service and Blue Water passengers had been restored to normal, following extensive and expeditious trackwork along much of the route by landlord Norfolk…
Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced Thursday major changes to regulations governing the installation of positive train control.
Norfolk Southern CEO Wick Moorman told stockholders at the company's 30th annual meeting in Williamsburg, Va., Thursday that he is “confident, optimistic, and enthusiastic about our future business prospects.”
In line with much of 2012, U.S. freight carload traffic for the week ending May 5, 2012 failed to keep pace with 2011 levels, down 2% measured against the comparable…
In conjunction with bestowing the Harriman Awards for corporate rail safety on Tuesday in Washington, D.C., industry leaders also took time to honor individual employees notching significant safety achievements, who…
Green Bay, Wis.-based Schneider National, Inc., on Wednesday said it has signed a new, multiyear agreement with BNSF, under which the Class I railroad will continue to serve as one…
Railroads with the industry's best safety performance records Tuesday were honored at the annual E.H. Harriman Awards ceremony in Washington, D.C., with the event also marking the industry's nearly 100…
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