Class I

Norfolk Southern has announced a $2.4 billion capital improvement program for 2012, 12% higher than 2011 spending. 
Union Pacific Railroad employees achieved a record low 1.15 reportable injury rate in 2011, the best performance on record in the company's 150-year history, according to a UP announcement Tuesday.
Kansas City Southern President and Chief Executive Officer David L. Starling, Railway Age's 2012 Railroader of the Year, talks about his career path, his international experience, and KCS's recent achievements…
Norfolk Southern late Tuesday reported a series of significant records for 2011: Railway operating revenues reached $11.2 billion, up 17%; income from railway operations climbed 20% to $3.2 billion; net…
Canadian National Tuesday reported net earnings of C$592 million, or C$1.32 per share, up 18% from C$503 million or C$1.08 per share in the same quarter a year ago. Adjusted…
CSX Corp. said late Monday fourth-quarter earnings of 43 cents per share, up 13% from 38 cents per share in the fourth quarter of 2010, as it recorded revenue of…
CSX Corp. Monday said it had appointed Oscar Munoz as executive vice president and chief operating officer and appointed Fredrik J. Eliasson as executive vice president and chief financial officer,…
Kansas City Southern late Monday said it had notched record fourth-quarter revenue of $530 million, up 11% from the comparable quarter in 2010, while generating operating income of $150 million,…
Canadian National and Canadian Pacific reached separate 10-year agreements with Canpotex Ltd. to transport potash volumes that Canpotex ships to export markets. Under CP's agreement, CP will be Canpotex's principal…
BNSF Railway Monday announced the release of two new online tools —Carload Shipping Advisor and Serving Carrier Reciprocal Switch Inquiry— that it says "allow customers to compare shipping options by…
Bloomberg BusinessWeek magazine has listed Union Pacific No. 5 on its 2012 list of top 50 performing companies. The Bloomberg BusinessWeek 50 evaluates companies on one-year and five-year risk-adjusted returns,…
Union Pacific announced Friday that UP and UPS achieved a "perfect peak season" in 2011 by delivering 100% of UPS peak-season freight without a service failure.
Kansas City Southern President and Chief Executive Officer David L. Starling, Railway Age’s 2012 Railroader of the Year, talks about his career path, his international experience, and KCS’s recent achievements and…
U.S. freight carload traffic rose 5.5% for the week ending Jan. 14 compared with the second week of 2011, the Association of American Railroads said Thursday. U.S. intermodal volume also…
Union Pacific announced Thursday that it earned 2011 fourth-quarter net income of $964 million, or $1.99 per diluted share, compared with $775 million, or $1.56 per diluted share, in fourth-quarter…
David L. Starling, President and Chief Executive Officer of Kansas City Southern, has been named 2012 Railroader of the Year by railroad industry trade journal Railway Age.
U.S. Class I railroads employed 159,717 workers in mid-December 2011, up 3.44% from a year earlier, though off 0.25% from November due to a seasonal drop in track maintenance employees.
CP sets 2012 capital plan Canadian Pacific Railway Wednesday announced that it will invest between C$1.1 billion and C$1.2 billion for infrastructure renewal, network enhancements, and expansion projects in 2012.
Members of three more unions have ratified new contracts with U.S. freight railroads, it was announced Tuesday.
Norfolk Southern has loaded the largest volume cargo in the history of its Pier 6 coal transloading facility at Lamberts Point in Norfolk, Va. Early on Jan. 12, NS finished…
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