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BNSF said Tuesday its customers significantly reduced carbon dioxide emissions in 2011 by shipping their freight by rail instead of their products moving entirely over the road.
Is it logical to give a federal “high speed” grant to a snarled inner-city network where trains move at a crawl when they move at all? It makes more sense…
Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood said Monday he remains hopeful that the House of Representatives will succeed in passing a new federal surface transportation bill, while acknowledging their efforts so far…
Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-Ohio) on Thursday suggested the House majority might consider the Senate version of a surface transportation bill, following the collapse of support (even among…
U.S. freight carload traffic fell significantly for the week ending March 3, 2012, down 6.2%, measured against the comparable week in 2011, the Association of American Railroads said Thursday. Offsetting…
The Port of Stockton, Calif., said late Tuesday that, in a public-private partnership with Union Pacific Railroad and Metropolitan Stevedore Co., it has completed a project to add 5,828 feet…
Canadian Pacific will be moving additional Bakken crude oil by unit train from a planned industry logistics hub served by its North Dakota network.

 The Van Hook, N.D., facility, to…
Three Class I railroads—Union Pacific, Norfolk Southern and CSX—and Berkshire Hathaway, parent company of BNSF Railway, have been named by Fortune magazine as among the world’s “Most Admired Companies” in…
Madison, N.J.-based Maersk Line announced on Monday its new "Flagship import service direct from Asia to five key markets in North America—Chicago, Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston, Memphis, and northwest Ohio"—in conjunction…
Union Pacific announced Friday that James R. Young , its chairman, president, and CEO, will take a medical leave of absence from his responsibilities as president and CEO while he is being…
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…
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