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Oroville Dam emergency delaying UP trains
The Oroville Dam emergency is causing delays of 24-48 hours for Union Pacific freight moving between Oregon, Washington and Southern California.
Congress: A noisy hall with a nightly brawl
With early indications that the Trump Administration is a political version of the Jerry Springer show, expect an atypical legislative session, with the Republican majority sometimes in open conflict with…
Weather delaying grain exports from PNW
Exporters moving U.S. grain to Asian markets continue to struggle with harsh winter weather that’s delayed shipments via rail to ports in the Pacific Northwest.
Fast Trackers: Railway Age's 10 under 40
Railway Age editors, along with judges Nick Little, Managing Director of Michigan State University’s Railway Management Program, and Ronald L. Batory, President and Chief Operating Officer of Consolidated Rail Corp.,…
Hunter and hunted? CSX extends board deadline
CSX Corp. on Friday announced that it was extending the deadline for board nominations to Feb. 24, giving an activist hedge fund more time to try and install Hunter Harrison…
Union Pacific sees delays through Nevada, PNW
Withering winter weather is playing havoc with Union Pacific trains from Nevada up through the Pacific Northwest.
Avalanche closes Montana line again
Rail traffic through the Rockies in Northern Montana on Thursday was blocked by an avalanche, just days after freight and passenger trains resumed operations following a similar event.
CN 2017 capex: C$2.5 billion
CN’s planned C$2.5 billion (US$1.9 billion) 2017 capital program is “focused on hardening core infrastructure,” the railroad said on Feb. 9.
NTSB: Bad axle caused BNSF collision
A broken axle led to a collision between two BNSF trains that touched off a crude oil spill and fire, a National Transportation Safety Board probe has found.
AAR: U.S., Canada traffic up; Mexico way down
U.S. and Canadian freight rail traffic saw significant gains for the week ended Feb. 4, 2017 and for 2017’s first five weeks, the Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported Feb.…
Virginia seeks project manager for Atlantic Gateway
Virginia is seeking a consultant to manage the rail portion of its $1.4 billion Atlantic Gateway multimodal project connecting Washington and Fredericksburg, Va.
BNSF re-opens Montana line after avalanche
Freight shipments could be delayed as much as 48 hours through the Montana Rockies as BNSF re-opened the Northern Corridor route late Tuesday after an avalanche blocked tracks and temporarily…
More record TEUs for Savannah
Container throughput at Georgia’s Port of Savannah totaled 331,190 TEUs in January, an increase of 16.1% from the same month a year ago and the third straight record monthly gain.
STB, FRA judicial ally under attack
If Judge Neil Gorsuch is Senate-confirmed to the Supreme Court, federal regulatory agencies such as the Surface Transportation Board (STB) and Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) could be closer to losing…
AAR sets industry 2017 capex at $22 billion
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) said Feb. 1 that U.S. freight railroads will invest an estimated $22 billion in 2017 capital programs.
Chao sworn in as Secretary of Transportation
Elaine Chao has been confirmed by the U.S. Senate and sworn in to serve as the 18th Secretary of Transportation.
Rail freight traffic: Is coal making a comeback?
The Association of American Railroads (AAR), in reporting weekly U.S. rail traffic as well as volumes for January 2017, noted that coal appears to be on the upswing.
Railway Age welcomes Stuart Chirls as Senior Editor
Stuart Chirls has joined the staff of Railway Age as Senior Editor, based at Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corp. headquarters in New York City.
Creel takes the throttle at CP
Keith Creel has assumed his new role as President and Chief Executive Officer of Canadian Pacific, becoming the 17th person to lead the railroad since its founding in 1881.
Decisive Railroading, an enterprise perspective
Next Generation Train Control (NGTC) has been a popular subject for conferences for a number of years. However, judging by the attendees at past NGTC-related conferences, this is a subject…
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