Class I

Norfolk Southern Corp. Chairman and CEO Wick Moorman on Wednesday, May 28, 2014, announced that President James A. Squires will assume additional responsibilities in line with the company's normal succession planning process.
Freight rail traffic in all three major North American nations gained ground during the week ending May 17, 2014, just as they did the week before, the Association of American…
BNSF Railway and Ferromex (FXE) announced a new intermodal service between Chicago and Silao, Guanajuato, Mexico, on Tuesday, May 20, 2014.
Figures released by the Surface Transportation Board show Class I railroad employment rose 0.31% in mid-April 2014, measured against a year earlier, and also advanced 0.81% from mid-March levels.
U.S. freight rail traffic rose during the week ending May 10, 2014, extending gains for the year to date, the Association of American Railroads reported Thursday, May 15.
Kansas City Southern appears to have become the target of shareholder class action, including from a law firm claiming the Class I railroad "and certain of its executive officers made…
Despite the difficult winter conditions of the first quarter, CSX is positioned to capitalize on underlying economic strength and market opportunities in the balance of 2014 to grow earnings, Fredrik…
Canadian Pacific Chief Executive Officer E. Hunter Harrison is calling for "direct face-to-face discussions based on facts are the best way to make progress on strengthening Canada's grain handling and…
April's solid advances in U.S. freight rail traffic rolled on into the first days of May, the Association of American Railroads reported Thursday, May 8, 2014.
Norfolk Southern CEO Wick Moorman, addressing the company's annual meeting in Williamsburg, Va., gave company shareholders numerous reasons for continued optimism following a year that contained what NS hails as…
State and local emergency responders won the right to know about individual movements of Bakken crude oil in an emergency order issued late Wednesday, May 7, 2014 by U.S. Transportation…
If recent reports published by Railway Age and others regarding BNSF's clogged network have managed to discourage any shipper or industry-related investor, I have news that might brighten their outlook.
Canadian Pacific Railway said Wednesday, May 7, 2014, it had agreed to a contract extension with CEO E. Hunter Harrison, adding a year to his term, which will now run…
Honoring a request by BNSF Railway for a temporary service adjustment, Amtrak will alter its westbound Empire Builder schedule through North Dakota through Sept. 30, 2014, using chartered buses to…
Historically high levels of traffic, plus numerous track and capacity improvement projects that are currently under way, are both putting the squeeze on BNSF's northern corridor, with intermodal a potential…
Canadian Pacific Railway announced Thursday, May 1, 2014, the election of Gary F. Colter as chairman of the company's Board of Directors.
The overall improved trend for U.S. freight rail traffic solidified during the week ending April 26, 2014, the Association of American Railroads reported Thursday, May 1, while North America's two…
CSX workers and others on Thursday, May 1, 2014, continued to assess the damage caused by a crude-by-rail (CBR) consist that derailed near downtown Lynchburg, Va., Wednesday afternoon, resulting in…
In a 6-to-2 vote, the U.S. Supreme Court has upheld Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) authority to regulate air pollution generated by coal plants that crosses state lines, putting additional pressure…
Combined North American rail volume for the first 16 weeks of 2014 on 13 reporting U.S., Canadian, and Mexican railroads totaled 5,898,862 carloads, flat compared with the same point last…
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