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CSX Transportation has partnered with Furniture Row Racing and the No. 78 Chevrolet Impala driven by Regan Smith in NASCAR's top-tier Sprint Cup Series as an associate sponsor for the…
BNSF President and Chief Operating Officer Carl Ice will deliver the keynote speech Sept. 24 to the Opening General Session of the Railway Supply Institute's RSI/CMA 2012 Conference and Trade…
In his proxy fight for control of Canadian Pacific, Pershing Square Capital Management hedge fund chief Bill Ackerman contends that the railroad's management has failed to seize opportunities to improve its performance.
The Surface Transportation Board says Michigan's Department of Transportation has filed an Acquisition Exemption, requesting permission for MichDOT to acquire two sections of NS rights-of-way totaling about 135 miles.
Michigan's Department of Transportation, Norfolk Southern Corp., and Amtrak reportedly have reached agreement on work designed to remove or reduce slow orders NS imposed last month on right-of-way between Kalamazoo,…
Union Pacific has named 74 companies as annual Pinnacle Award recipients for chemical transportation safety.
Now in its sixth year, Norfolk Southern’s “Train Your Brain” public safety program has reminded more than half a million people “to be smart and alert around highway-rail grade crossings…
The stage has been set for Canadian Pacific’s annual shareholders meeting on May 17, where hedge fund Pershing Square Capital Management will attempt a takeover of CP and replace the…
Toyota Logistics Services recognized Union Pacific Railroad as the top rail transportation provider with its 2011 President's Award. UP received the award for its high level of overall logistics excellence…
TRANSCAER® (Transportation Community Awareness and Emergency Response) has honored several Class I railroads, and one short line, with the organization's 2011 National Awards.
U.S. freight traffic continued its split personality impersonation spanning most of 2012 for the week ending March 31, 2012.
Quincy, Wash.-based Rail Logistics-Cold Train and Interstate Distributor Co. have announced a partnership in which Cold Train will utilize a dedicated fleet of trucks from Interstate Distributor Co. for short-haul…
Regan Smith, driving the no. 78 Furniture Row/CSX Play it Safe Chevrolet, rebounded to a 16th-place finish in the Goody’s Fast Relief 500 Sprint Cup race at Martinsville Speedway on…
Well-run companies that fill a lasting need and do the least damage to the environment are known to be the kind of businesses that Berkshire Hathaway's Warren Buffett likes to acquire.
Canadian National has announced a new rail interchange service with CSX Transportation (CSX) over the Chicago gateway. Prior to this agreement, CN and CSX exchanged containers in Chicago only by truck.
In a sign of growing financial strength, Kansas City Southern's board of directors has decided to initiate a quarterly cash dividend for holders of its common stock.
Unable to craft its own long-term surface transportation bill, and equally unable to agree to a Senate version already passed by the upper house, the House of Representatives Thursday managed…
U.S. freight carload traffic for the week ending March 24, 2012 fell significantly, down 7.2%, measured against the comparable week in 2011, the Association of American Railroads (AAR) said Thursday,…
The Surface Transportation Board has initiated proposals to encourage more mediation and arbitration for the resolution of issues coming before the Board.
Standard & Poor's on Tuesday upgraded Kansas City Southern's credit rating to B+ with a positive outlook, one level below an investment grade rating, which would further cut borrowing costs. The upgrade…
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