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Canadian Pacific (CP) met with officials from the City of Vancouver on July 10, 2015 to discuss CP’s operating plan for the Arbutus corridor rail line.
The American Association of Railroad Superintendents (AARS) has announced a call for applications for the Michigan State University Railway Management Certificate Course Scholarship sponsored by Progress Rail Services.
Tools and techniques both new and old help railroads cope with weather extremes.
Since March we have been very cautious on the near-term prospects for the railroad stocks, warning investors on multiple occasions about the disappointing volume outlook for the group. These warnings…
For the week ending July 4, 2015 total U.S. weekly rail traffic was 506,284 carloads and intermodal units, up 1.7% compared with the same week last year, as carload traffic…
Just five days after a CSX train car carrying acrylonitrile derailed in Maryville, Tenn. and caught on fire, four CSX train cars carrying mixed freight derailed and flipped over in…
“We are lowering earnings expectations for most railroads to reflect traffic results,” says Cowen and Company Managing Director and Railway Age Wall Street Contributing Editor Jason Seidl, regarding upcoming second-quarter…
In preparing for the upcoming harvest and continuing to look for ways to innovate and develop new approaches to doing business, Canadian National Railway Company (CN) has introduced a new…
Stephen C. Tobias resigned from the Board of Directors of Canadian Pacific Railway Limited and Canadian Pacific Railway Company for personal reasons on June 30, 2015, the company announced.
In reporting weekly U.S. rail traffic, as well as volumes for June 2015 and the first six months of 2015, the Association of American Railroads (AAR) revealed on July 1,…
Google has agreed to partner with the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) on grade crossing safety, the agency announced on June 29, 2015.
North American rail volume on 13 reporting U.S., Canadian and Mexican railroads for the first 24 weeks of 2015 was 16,950,429 carloads and intermodal units, flat compared with the same…
Positive Train Control (PTC) was again in the spotlight this week, as the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee's Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines and Hazardous Materials held a hearing June 24…
Canadian Pacific (CP) says it is “profoundly disappointed” with Canadian Minister of Transport Lisa Raitt’s public  comments regarding an ongoing investigation into an alleged breach in safety rules. “Such…
Railway Age was in Chicago June 17-18 at the Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel for its first-annual Rail Insights conference, structured as a series of conversations with industry leaders who, with Railway…
The Association of American Railroads has recognized CSX and its wholly owned subsidiary Total Service Distribution, Inc. (TDSI) with an industry award for the highest-quality automotive ramp service performance in…
The current trend in 2015 U.S. rail freight traffic—intermodal registering gains over prior-year numbers, carload traffic falling—continued for the week ending June 13, 2015, the Association of American Railroads reported.…
Immediately following the signing of a similar agreement with the Alabama State Port Authority, CN on June 17, 2015 signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Port of New…
The Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program has released the final two installments in its Metro Freight Series, a collection of new research examining the volume of goods flowing through U.S. ports…
CN, the Alabama State Port Authority (ASPA) and APM Terminals Mobile, LLC on June 15, 2015 signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for the Port of Mobile intermodal gateway project,…
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