Management

Norfolk Southern has named Alan H. Shaw Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, effective May 16, 2015. He succeeds Donald W. Seale, who retired after 39 years in management…
Addressing his final annual meeting as Norfolk Southern’s CEO, Wick Moorman told shareholders that “we see continuing strength in the overall economy as well as opportunities in many of the…
Poor Mr. Dooley—Calvin, that is, president of the American Chemistry Council and not the fictional Mr. Dooley created during the late 19th century by humorist Finley Peter Dunne. The latter…
Norfolk Southern Corporation (NS), on May 12, 2015, announced that 66 of its customers have been awarded the 2014 Thoroughbred Chemical Safety Award for altogether safely shipping more than 227,000…
The Association of American Railroads has presented CSX Director of Advanced engineering Suneil Kuthiala with the John H. Chafee Environmental Excellence Award “for his outstanding environmental leadership, especially in the…
Freedom from excessive regulation helped transform the freight railroads into the most cost effective of all transportation modes. There’s no reason to change that.
After nearly 60 years with Railway Age, and at the age of 88, Senior Consulting Editor Luther Sigsbee Miller has retired from Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corp.
In reporting weekly U.S. rail traffic, as well as volumes for April 2015 and the first four months of 2015, the Association of American Railroads took note of how growth…
Paint former Surface Transportation Board (STB) Chairman Dan Elliott a darling of the National Industrial Transportation League (NITL), a shipper organization asking the STB to require—through so-called open access—that two…
A BNSF crude oil unit train derailed near the small North Dakota town of Heimdal, at 7:30 a.m. CDT on May 6, 2015, resulting in explosions and fire.
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