Management

From intermodal infrastructure to doublestack clearances to new locomotives, CSX continues to invest.
Lexington, Mass.-based RailRunner, N.A., Inc. said Tuesday Wolfgang Graff, vice president and chief operating and technology officer, will return to Germany next month to oversee European responsibilities for the company.
Portland's TriMet Board of Directors and Clackamas County commissioners are in disagreement over the progression of the Portland-Milwaukie Light Rail Transit Project.
CN is suspending a feasibility study for construction of a proposed rail line and terminal handling facility to serve the Quebec/Labrador iron ore range.
CN announced Monday that it had settled its differences with CP and its former CEO Hunter Harrison over Harrison's joining CP as CEO. The announcement came as CN Executive Vice-President…
New Colombia Resources, Inc. announced in Coral Springs, Fla., Thursday its plans for a public-private partnership with the Agencia Nacional de Infraestructura (ANI) of Colombia to build a $359 million railroad to…
Montreal-based CANARAIL on Tuesday said it had formed "an exclusive partnership with the railway engineering and consulting firm A. de G. Ingenieria from Colombia."
AECOM Technology Corp. said Monday it has been awarded a $16.8 million contract by the Metropolitan Council for preliminary engineering work on the Southwest Lighrt Rail Transit project in Minnesota's…
The American Railway Development Association (ARDA) late Wednesday announced that registration for the ARDA 2013 Executive Forum is now available. The forum will be held February 12-13, 2013, in BNSF's Network…
Valley Metro light rail transit service will be available on New Year's Eve, following an interim agreement between local labor and the LRT contract operator.
Canadian Pacific late Wednesday announced two labor settlements that E. Hunter Harrison, president and CEO, said puts the railroad "in a very good position to continue the work of being an…
Figures released by the Surface Transportation Board show Class I railroads employed 162,766 people in mid-November, up 1.65% from November 2011, and up 0.20% from October 2012.
Railway suppliers are a resilient and optimistic bunch. They know that if times are tough, a better day will come. Over 1,300 railroaders and suppliers attended the September 2012 RSI/CMA…
Looking ahead to 2013, we find the same central question facing us that we have over the past few years, and that is what the economic environment will look like.…
Resilience and resourcefulness are two terms that have become closely associated with North American railroads in recent years. The industry has emerged from the worst economic recession since the Great…
Progress Rail Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Caterpillar Inc., said Tuesday it has purchased mobile welding assets from RibbonWeld LLC, a rail welding company based in Springfield, Mo.
The Teamsters Canada Rail Conference-Maintenance of Way Employees Division (TCRC-MWED), representing 2,600 maintenance of way workers, and Canadian Pacific reached a tentative historic five-year contract settlement, CP announced Tuesday.
The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. said Monday it has been selected by energy provider Statoil Marketing and Trading (US), Inc. "to deliver comprehensive railcar management and maintenance solutions for Statoil's fleet…
At an investor conference in New York on Tuesday, Dec. 4, Canadian Pacific’s recently installed President and CEO E. Hunter Harrison outlined his plan for taking the railroad out of…
When Canadian Pacific acquired the Dakota Minnesota & Eastern railroad in 2007, it also acquired the option to build a 260-mile extension of DM&E’s network into Powder River Basin coal…
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