Management

Handling problems with the Front Row Motorsports no. 34 Ford Fusion may have kept driver David Ragan from running near the front of the 22-car field during the May 18…
The Association of American Railroads on May 15 presented Rick McNey, a CSX Transportation employee from Baltimore, Md., with the 2013 John H. Chafee Environmental Excellence Award, and U.S. Senator…
David Ragan, driver of the no. 34 Front Row Motorsports Ford Fusion, will be running his 850-hp racecar with CSX’s “Play It Safe” colors in the Saturday, May 18 NASCAR…
Union Pacific has named 63 companies as annual Pinnacle Award recipients for chemical transportation safety. The award recognizes UP customers that implemented successful prevention and corrective plans and achieved a…
“Here’s looking at you, kid,” is a cherished line from the movie Casablanca,but when the looking is through a hidden camera lens in the locker room or even visibly trained…
The House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee’s Panel on 21st Century Freight Transportation, chaired by Rep. John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-Tenn.), will hold a roundtable meeting on May 15 to examine…
Hands-on safety training was a key feature at Union Pacific’s recent ethanol rail safety conference. Approximately 90 participants representing more than 15 ethanol shippers traveled from a 500-mile radius to…
On May 10, one day after Norfolk Southern’s annual shareholders meeting in Williamsburg, Va., Chairman, CEO, and President Wick Moorman announced the appointment of James A. Squires as President of…
SYSTRA has promoted Joseph Sais, P.E., to Executive Vice President, Engineering. In this capacity, Sais will oversee the firm’s U.S.-based Infrastructure, Traction Power, Systems, and Construction Management and Program Management…
Norfolk Southern Corp. “has made great strides over its 30-year history, posting its best-ever performance over the past two years—and the best is still to come,” CEO Wick Moorman told…
The Association of American Railroads has reported an increase in traffic for the week ending May 4, 2013, with total U.S. weekly carloads of 283,916 up 2.8%, compared with the…
The Association of American Railroads has launched “Designed To Move a Nation,” a new public information campaign that’s part of its “Freight Rail Works” initiative.
Norfolk Southern’s office building at 110 Franklin Road SE in Roanoke has earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) ENERGY STAR certification, which signifies that the building performs in the…
Union Pacific has earned Nissan Motor Company’s 2012 Logistics Carrier Conference Logistics Success Story Award, which identifies carriers and providers “that went above and beyond normal expectations in the past…
The evidence is mounting that BNSF chief executive Matt Rose is Warren Buffett’s choice to succeed him at Berkshire Hathaway.
In December 2012, Canadian Pacific announced a 2013 capital spending plan of up to $1.1 billion. On May 7, CP said that it will move forward certain capital spending projects…
The AAR’s Associate Advisory Board (AAB) has selected two nominees from Gold Associate Member companies to serve as full voting members on two AAR committee seats.
The 107th American Railway Development Association Annual Meeting,“Winds of Change,” June 2-5 in San Francisco, Calif., will feature presentations from a long list of industry professionals.
Railway Age, the 157-year-old railway industry trade publication that began life as a printed weekly and now publishes online news and the daily Rail Group News e-newsletter in addition to its…
The U.S. needs “fair and clear long-term policies that encourage continued investment in railroad infrastructure, technology, and sustainability initiatives,” Norfolk Southern CEO Wick Moorman told a federal panel on April…
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