Management

Union Pacific has increased the frequency of two intermodal services, Portland-Chicago and Northern California-Chicago, both of which are part of UP’s top-tier “premium” intermodal service, with four-day delivery in the…
As railroaders, regulators, suppliers, and crude oil shippers convene at the Railway Age Crude by Rail Conference on June 12, they may ponder the full range of proffered remedies to exploding…
SEPTA management appears willing to endure a strike to its regional rail system, possibly beginning this Saturday, June 14, 2014, rather than delay such action until winter, when weather is…
The Wyoming LNG Roadmap is a comprehensive analysis of the feasibility, potential, costs, and benefits of using liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a supplement to diesel fuel in Wyoming’s high…
The Greenbrier Cos., Inc. and Watco Companies, LLC announced early Wednesday, June 4, 2014, a new company that will create a North American network of railcar repair shops.
The Obama Administration on Monday, June 2, 2014, announced a proposed Environmental Protection Agency regulation, dubbed “Clean Power Plan,” to cut carbon pollution from U.S. power plants 30% from 2005…
Norfolk Southern Corp. Chairman and CEO Wick Moorman on Wednesday, May 28, 2014, announced that President James A. Squires will assume additional responsibilities in line with the company's normal succession planning process.
In a forum at the May 21, 2014 OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) International Transport Forum in Leipzig, Germany, Railroad Development Corp. Chairman Henry Posner III said that…
This is about the Long Island Rail Road. It’s about a dispute over wages and benefits. It’s about politics that have a stereotypically anti-labor House Republican majority poised to line…
TransCanada Corp., whose Keystone XL pipeline project has been stalled by politically related delays, is in discussions with customers about shipping Canadian crude to the U.S. by rail as an…
New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) is signaling its willingness to endure a strike by Long Island Rail Road employees, following a non-binding Presidential Emergency Board (PEB) decision seemingly favoring…
Engineers employed by SEPTA's regional rail operations plan to vote on authorizing a strike against the five-county authority, the national office of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen said…
Strategic business plans aligned with a strategic technology plan can provide more-effective interchange data and traffic control processes.
Kansas City Southern appears to have become the target of shareholder class action, including from a law firm claiming the Class I railroad "and certain of its executive officers made…
If recent reports published by Railway Age and others regarding BNSF's clogged network have managed to discourage any shipper or industry-related investor, I have news that might brighten their outlook.
Canadian Pacific Railway said Wednesday, May 7, 2014, it had agreed to a contract extension with CEO E. Hunter Harrison, adding a year to his term, which will now run…
The Railway Supply Institute (RSI) said Monday, May 5, 2014 that its RSI scholarship program deadline is May 31.
Canadian Pacific Railway announced Thursday, May 1, 2014, the election of Gary F. Colter as chairman of the company's Board of Directors.
Long Island Rail Road President Helena Williams is the latest casualty in a series of sweeping changes New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority Chairman Thomas F. Prendergast has been making since…
As part of their ongoing effort to secure a law mandating a minimum of two crew members in all locomotive cabs, the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen (BLET) and…
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