Class I

Kansas City Southern reported second-quarter earnings of $15.4 million, or 14 cents a share, Friday, July 19, 2013.
Union Pacific recorted second-quarter earnings of $2.37 per share, or $1.1 billion, up from $2.10 a share, or $1 billion, in the second quarter of 2012, the Omaha-based Class I…
Following two weeks of digression from a repeating pattern, U.S. freight traffic resumed its standard mix – freight carload traffic down, intermodal volume up – in the latest week ending…
Norfolk Southern has completed $22.6 million in track, bridge, and signal improvements along its 85-mile “Mon Line,” a major coal route through Pennsylvania’s Monongahela Valley.
CSX late Tuesday, July 16, 2013, reported second-quarter earnings of 52 cents per share, or $533 million, on revenue of $3.1 billion, up from earnings $512 million, or 49 cents…
Both U.S. freight carload traffic and U.S. intermodal volume advanced in the week ending July 6, 2013, measured against the comparable week in 2012, the Association of American Railroads reported…
Canadian Pacific and K+S Potash signed an "exclusive long-term volume-based contract" Wednesday, July 10, 2013, for the transportation of potash products from K+S' Legacy Site, CP said Thursday.
At the midyear point of 2013 (26 out of 52 weeks in), combined North American rail volume on 13 reporting U.S., Canadian, and Mexican railroads totaled 9,650,841 carloads, down 0.4%…
Benito Mussolini infamously made Italian passenger trains run on time, but Fascism is hardly the answer for Amtrak.
CN announced on Wednesday, July 3 that it will start serving a new state-of-the art frac sand terminal north of Grande Prairie, Alta., starting in November 2013.
Union Pacific’s record $3.7 billion in capital expenditures in 2012 returned quick dividends, and resulted in the 151-year-old railroad’s best year for its investors.
CSX m/w employees on July 1 kicked off an eight-day maintenance “jamboree” or “blitz” designed to complete work that would normally take 18 weeks under traffic. The accelerated timeline is…
U.S. freight carload traffic during the week ending June 22, 2013 held its ground, "essentially flat" when measured against the comparable week in 2012, the Asssociation of American Railroads reported…
In two days of testimony before two separate U.S. House of Representatives transportation panels, Association of American Railroads President and CEO Edward R. Hamberger emphasized that “billions in annual privately…
The Senate unanimously confirmed former Charlotte, N.C. Mayor Anthony Foxx as the new Secretary of Transportation Thursday, June 27, 2013, succeeding Ray LaHood.
Norfolk Southern said Wednesday, June 26 it has opened a new Thoroughbred Bulk Transfer terminal in Columbia, S.C.
Canadian Pacific will donate $200,000 to the Canadian Red Cross to help victims of the devastating floods this month in southern Alberta, the railroad said Wednesday, June 25.
Canadian Pacific said Monday, June 24 that its main line west of Calgary through the Banff-Canmore region of Alberta is now open after operations crews successfully restored segments impacted by…
Figures released Monday, June 24, 2013, by the Surface Transportation Board show Class I railroads employed 164,249 people in mid-May, up 1.05% from May 2012, and up 474 people, or…
Robert Johnson, who has spent 32 years with BNSF Railway and its predecessors, most recently as General Manager-Northwest Division, has been appointed Canadian Pacific Railway’s Vice President U.S. Operations. He…
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