Management

Auto-Max® makes the grade in Mexico. Most, if not all, of the advances in motor vehicle transport by rail have come about through cooperative efforts involving the railroads, railroad suppliers,…
Sophisticated data collection methods, along with high-tech systems to read and interpret the data, help railroads maximize their assets.
Bigger is indeed better for this transcontinental carrier, which is operating some of the longest freight trains in North America.
A short line plots land use development and alternative energy options, along with acquiring a right-of-way, to best advantage—and beats recessionary odds.
The railroad industry has a safety record that’s the envy of many other industries, yet when railroads think safety, they think continuous improvement. The most important element is a strong…
Can the industry’s much-touted fuel efficiency number be improved?
With capacity available, this is a good time to buy freight cars, says Michael Ward. So he’s buying about 1,400.
Multiple forces in a freight train can damage cargo, at high cost. Modern load securement devices can mitigate them.

New Jersey Transit said July 9 it will debut rail service between Hoboken Terminaland Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J., via Secaucus Junction, beginning Sunday, July 26, 2009, when the CONCACAF Gold Cup Final title soccer match is scheduled.

--> New Jersey Transit said July 9 it will debut rail service between Hoboken Terminaland Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J., via Secaucus Junction, beginning Sunday, July 26, 2009, when the CONCACAF…

Fortune magazine has awarded Union Pacific the title of "Most Admired" railroad in its annual survey of American companies, Fortune said. UP scored first among all railroads in the key areas of innovation, people management, use of corporate assets, social responsibility, quality of management, financial soundness, long-term investment, and global competitiveness.

--> Fortune magazine has awarded Union Pacific the title of "Most Admired" railroad in its annual survey of American companies, Fortune said. UP scored first among all railroads in the key…
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