Class I

For the past year, BNSF Railway has dominated in the shipment of crude by rail (CBR) from North America’s Bakken shale formation westward to refineries and ship terminals along America’s…
BNSF plans to invest an estimated $335 million to improve and expand rail capacity in North Dakota and Montana this year.
Corridor Capital LLC and GDF SUEZ Gas NA have joined the Association of American Railroads as Gold Associate Members.
The Association of American Railroads, for the week ending Aug. 10, 2013 reported intermodal volume of 257,969 units, up 6.1% compared with the same week last year, and 288,803 carloads,…
David Ragan, driving the No. 34 Taco Bell/CSX Play It Safe Ford Fusion, earned a top-25 finish Sunday, Aug. 11, at the Cheez-It 355 at Watkins Glen International, one of…
Amtrak, Norfolk Southern, the Commonwealth of Virginia, and the City of Roanoke have joined together to start work to extend Amtrak regional intercity passenger rail service from Lynchburg to Roanoke,…
Union Pacific Corp., CSX Corp., Norfolk Southern Corp., and Burlington Northern Santa Fe (a unit of Berkshire Hathaway Inc.) have won their bid to reverse a ruling that turned a…
Norfolk Southern on Friday, Aug. 9, 2013 disclosed the railroad's business strategy for reducing greenhouse gas emissions and its environmental footprint in a filing with the international not-for-profit CDP, formerly…
Intermodal continued to be the growth driver for Class I railroads through the month of July, and including the latest week ending Aug. 3, 2013, the Association of American Railroads…
Kansas City Southern on Thursday, Aug. 8 announced, “in furtherance of its long-term succession planning,” that Michael R. Haverty will transition from his current position of Executive Chairman and employee…
Trick question: How many persons are needed to operate a freight train?
CSX Corp. announced Tuesday, Aug. 7, the purchase of the Eastern Associated Terminal in Tampa, Fla. from the Ingram Barge Company. The 22-acre phosphate export facility is adjacent to CSX…
As part of Railway Interchange 2013, slated for Sept. 29-Oct. 2 in Indianapolis, Norfolk Southern Chairman, President, and CEO Wick Moorman will address a combined AREMA/CMA Chairman's Luncheon on Tuesday,…
The goal of capital expenditures is to link investments to the quality of the transportation product, generating increased customer satisfaction. Perhaps no railroad does it better than Norfolk Southern.
The Surface Transportation Board announced Friday, Aug. 2, 2013, that it has determined that the rail industry’s after-tax cost of capital was 11.11%. Last
 year, the cost of capital was…
U.S. freight traffic sectors did better than Canadian and Mexican counterparts during the week ending July 27, 2013, the Association of American Railroads said Thursday, Aug. 1, as both freight…
Economic Planning Associates, in its quarterly freight car building forecast released Monday, July 29, expects this year’s numbers, which are lagging about 11% behind 2012’s, to improve significantly in 2014. “Based…
One of the largest and perhaps most famous steam locomotives ever built—Union Pacific’s articulated 4-8-8-4 “Big Boy” No. 4014—will be restored to operating condition by UP’s Cheyenne, Wyo.-based Heritage Fleet…
CSX and Sprint Cup Series driver David Ragan will take to the famed Brickyard to remind fans to “Play It Safe” around railroad tracks. CSX is the primary sponsor of…
U.S. freight carload volume fell 3% during the week ending July 20, 2013, measured agains the comparable week in 2012, the Association of American Railroads reported Thursday, July 25. Countering…
32
Page 32 of 93