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CSX Corp. on Oct. 17 reported third-quarter 2017 net earnings of $459 million, or 51 cents per share, up from $455 million, or 48 cents per share, in the same…
The Port of Savannah moved more than one million twenty-foot equivalent container units (TEUs) at Garden City Terminal in the first quarter of fiscal 2018, as traffic increased by 5.8%…
General Electric announced that Rafael Santana, president and Chief Executive of GE Latin America, has been named president and CEO of GE Transportation, effective November 1.
Paul Olmstead has joined the Strato, Inc. executive management team as Vice President of Quality Assurance. He brings more than 25 years of international experience in engineering, manufacturing, and quality…
Caltrans released the public draft of the California State Rail Plan, which outlines a new framework for California’s rail network, for new and better rail transportation, and multimodal and community…
The Association of American Railroads said total U.S. rail traffic for the week ending October 7 was 554,826 carloads and intermodal units, up 6.3% compared with the same week in…
In its Third-Quarter 2017 report to the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation-Subcommittee on Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine Infrastructure, Safety and Security, the Surface Transportation Board provided an…
U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia Judge Paul Friedman on Oct. 10 denied class certification in the 10-year-old class action lawsuit alleging that BNSF, Union Pacific, CSX and…
Chemical maker AkzoNobel announced that it has received approval from the Food & Drug Administration for one of two new high performance chemical-resistant linings for tank and hopper cars.
One day prior to a hearing before the Surface Transportation Board on its recent service problems, CSX on Oct. 10 posted its weekly metrics report to the STB on its…
Amid a tumbling stock price and accelerated cost-cutting, General Electric has named Jamie Miller, President and CEO of locomotive manufacturer GE Transportation, as Chief Financial Officer. Miller succeeds Jeffrey S.…
TransCanada Corp’s recent decision to abandon its $12 billion plan to build the Energy East pipeline, combined with delays to other export pipeline projects, may create a resurgence in crude…
RAILWAY AGE, WATCHING WASHINGTON, OCTOBER 2017: As the three-member National Mediation Board (NMB) shifts to Republican control for the first time since 2009, a knotty issue lying dormant since 2006…
COVER STORY, RAILWAY AGE, OCTOBER 2017: After “a very ragged 90 days,” CSX seems to be settling down as its CEO gives his Precision Scheduled Railroading one more go.
Canadian Pacific Railway announced a new partnership with Genesee & Wyoming Inc. and Bluegrass Farms of Ohio that will open up the Ohio Valley to CP intermodal customers and further…
Railhead Corp. announced that it has signed a three-year contract with RailMarketplace, an e-commerce exchange created by BNSF Railway, CN, Canadian Pacific Railway, CSX Transportation, Norfolk Southern and Union Pacific…
Approximately one week before the Oct. 11 Surface Transportation Board hearing (curiously called a “public listening session” by the STB) on CSX service issues, the railroad is pointing to extended…
Norfolk Southern issued the following service advisory on Oct. 6 in anticipation of Tropical Storm Nate strengthening into a full-fledged hurricane and making landfall on the U.S. Gulf Coast:
The Sulphur Institute announced that Jack Cohn, Senior Vice President and Industry Unit Leader at Savage Services Corp., has assumed responsibilities as Chairman of the Washington-based trade organization.
BrightLine, the privately-funded passenger rail start-up, took delivery of BrightRed, its fifth trainset, and announced a marketing partnership as the official train service of the NBA’s Miami Heat.
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