Finance/Leasing

St. Charles. Mo.-based American Railcar Industries Inc. reported fourth-quarter net income of $22.7 million, or $1.06 per share, late Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015, after the closing bell on Wall Street.…
Trinity Industries, Inc. released its fourth-quarter earnings late Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015, which one Wall Street analyst defined as "solid" results.
FreightCar America reported its fourth-quarter and full-year 2014 results Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015, after the closing bell on Wall Street, highlighted by positive net earnings in 2013 compared with a…
Wabtec Corp. on Wednesday, Feb. 18, 32015, reported record results for 2014, with expectations of repeating the accomplishment in 2015.
Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area agency Metrolinx has issued a Request for Information (RFI) spanning a range of propulsion options for future GO Transit equipment, including electric multiple-units (EMUs), electric…
Canadian Pacific Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Bart W. Demosky has decided to leave the company effective May 31, 2015, after a little more than one year in…
Genesee & Wyoming Inc. on Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015 reported improved fourth-quarter earnings and revenue, helping the company's full-year results recover from what it called a "slow start to 2014…
The indecision involving the type of rail mode for Toronto's Scarborough Line has now been assigned a specific cost: C$75 million (US$60 million), roughly C$10 million less than high-end estimates.
Wilmerding, Pa.-based Wabtec Corp. has acquired Railroad Controls L.P., a provider of railway signal construction services with annual revenue of about $75 million in 2014.
Canadian National late Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015 reported fourth-quarter net income of C$844 million (US$678 million), or C$1.03 (about 83 U.S. cents) in diluted earnings per share, compared with C$635…
Iowa Pacific Holdings, LLC handled record carloads and passengers in 2014, and earned record revenue.
Norfolk Southern posted record financial results for the fourth quarter of 2014 and for the entire year, and dropped its operating ratio to below 70%. The railroad also announced a…
Kansas City Southern on Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, said it had achieved record revenue results for both its fourth quarter and full year, as earnings per share exceeded Wall Street…
Union Pacific said Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015 its fourth-quarter net earnings totaled $1.41 billion, or $1.61 per share, handily beating Wall Street consensus analyst expectations of $1.51 per share.
Canadian Pacific early Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, announced record net income of C$451 million, of C$2.63 per diluted share, up 10% from the fourth quarter of 2013 and aiding the…
States and cities join those purchasing railcar equipment, often with varied modal needs, prompting fierce competition from industry suppliers eager to serve.
Farmington Hills, Mich.-based Federated Railways, Inc. owner Louis Ferris, in a statement released Friday, Jan. 16, 2015 said he has filed a lawsuit against Michael Lerner, the owner of Rail…
Honolulu City Council members have deferred a resolution assuring short-term bond financing for the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART)'s 20-mile elevated rapid transit line, now under construction.
Thwarted in its effort last year to employ a private contractor to handle large operation of Amtrak's Hoosier State, Indiana officials now are scrambling to secure state funding to ensure…
New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu is requesting commissioners of the New Orleans Public Belt Railroad, a city-owned property, to consider putting the railroad up for sale to a private-sector operator.
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