Management

Net income of C$866 million, compared with net income of C$847 million in second-quarter 2014, combined with an operating income increase of 8% and a record-low quarterly operating ratio of…
A revenue decline in all but one commodity group, including a precipitous drop in energy revenue, resulted in a difficult second-quarter 2105 for Kansas City Southern, the railroad reported on…
Kansas City Southern has named Brian D. Hancock, a veteran supply chain executive with experience in home appliances, trucking, fast food and discount consumer products, as Executive Vice President and…
With quarterly operating income of more than $1 billion, an operating ratio of 66.8%, and net earnings of $553 million, CSX posted record financial results for the second quarter of…
The American Association of Railroad Superintendents (AARS) has announced a call for applications for the Michigan State University Railway Management Certificate Course Scholarship sponsored by Progress Rail Services.
Tools and techniques both new and old help railroads cope with weather extremes.
In preparing for the upcoming harvest and continuing to look for ways to innovate and develop new approaches to doing business, Canadian National Railway Company (CN) has introduced a new…
Stephen C. Tobias resigned from the Board of Directors of Canadian Pacific Railway Limited and Canadian Pacific Railway Company for personal reasons on June 30, 2015, the company announced.
Parsons has hired David Nichols, former Director of the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT), as Vice President, Transportation Program Director, the company announced on July1, 2015. He will serve as…
U.S. Senators Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.), Cory Booker (N-N.J.), Patty Murray (D-Wash.) and Ed Markey (D-Mass.) introduced on June 25, 2015, a proposal creating a national multimodal freight policy and investment…
The Canadian Association of Railway Suppliers (CARS) has announced the election of Paul Brum, Gord Strilchuk and Scott Diercks to its Board of Directors.
Parsons Brinckerhoff has appointed Philip Stephens as a senior principal technical specialist in the Chicago office, the company announced June 25, 2015.
Scott Brace, who has served as president of RailWorks Track Systems, Inc., for the past five years, has retired.
Railway Age was in Chicago June 17-18 at the Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel for its first-annual Rail Insights conference, structured as a series of conversations with industry leaders who, with Railway…
The Association of American Railroads has recognized CSX and its wholly owned subsidiary Total Service Distribution, Inc. (TDSI) with an industry award for the highest-quality automotive ramp service performance in…
The current trend in 2015 U.S. rail freight traffic—intermodal registering gains over prior-year numbers, carload traffic falling—continued for the week ending June 13, 2015, the Association of American Railroads reported.…
The Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program has released the final two installments in its Metro Freight Series, a collection of new research examining the volume of goods flowing through U.S. ports…
CN, the Alabama State Port Authority (ASPA) and APM Terminals Mobile, LLC on June 15, 2015 signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for the Port of Mobile intermodal gateway project,…
In 2014, BNSF Railway customers, working with the railroad and state and local economic development organizations, invested close to $1.5 billion in 138 new or expanded rail facilities. This marks…
For the week ending June 6, 2015, total U.S. weekly rail traffic was 550,037 carloads and intermodal units, down 2.2% compared with the same week last year, as carload traffic…
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