Management

Canton, Ohio-based The Timken Co. said Tuesday, March 24, 2014 it has entered into an agreement with Moscow-based United Wagon Co. (UWC) to "establish a joint venture to manufacture Timken®…
The Teamsters Canada Rail Conference-Conductors, Trainpersons and Yardpersons (TCRC-CTY) has accepted CN’s offer to enter labor negotiations for a contract settlement on the condition that final and binding arbitration will…
CN on March 20, 2014 proposed binding arbitration to reach a contract settlement with the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference-Conductors, Trainpersons and Yardpersons (TCRC-CTY) after the union advised that the tentative…
On March 25-26, 2014, the Surface Transportation Board (STB) will hold a public hearing on a petition by the National Industrial Transportation League (NITL) to modify STB’s standards for mandatory…
Gary T. Sease, who has spent the past 28 years at CSX Transportation in the Corporate Communications department, has been named Vice President of that department, effective March 30, 2014.
Speaking at the March 12, 2014 J.P. Morgan Aviation, Transportation and Industrials Conference in New York City, CSX Corp. Chief Financial Officer Fredrik Eliasson said the company expects full-year earnings…
Clearing the autumn grain harvest from trackside elevators is a perennial occasion for ritual fist-shaking on the Canadian Prairies. Western Canadian farmers enjoy a long tradition of blaming the railways…
Railroads are operating at peak safety, profitabilty, and productivity levels. Let’s keep them that way.
Fastening system developments are ensuring track integrity, as more is demanded of rail infrastructure. Market growth for fastening systems continues to see a push from heavier and more frequent loads,…
St. Louis-based RR Mergers & Acquisitions on Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014, said it has sold J&A Industries to B & B Roadway and Security Solutions.
A Mexican legislator who happens to be a member of the nation’s opposition National Action Party (PAN) has said that the Chinese government is interested in participating in the country’s…
In NASCAR Sprint Cup competition at Daytona International Speedway, drivers and fans alike are always on the lookout for “The Big One,” that massive wreck-fest that takes drivers out of…
The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) on Feb. 25, 2014 issued an Emergency Order requiring crude oil shippers to test product from the Bakken region to ensure the proper classification…
North America’s Class I railroads have embarked on a rail operations safety initiative that will institute new voluntary operating practices for moving crude oil by rail. The initiative, which follows…
Speaking on Feb. 20, 2014 in Washington, D.C., to a U.S. Chamber of Commerce meeting on infrastructure, Norfolk Southern CEO Wick Moorman said freight railroads are “essential to driving America’s…
CN President and Chief Executive Officer Claude Mongeau will be the keynote speaker at RSI/CMA 2014 on Monday, Sept. 22 in Montréal, Québec.
Union Tank Car Company’s network of mobile repair teams and dedicated mini shops established a new record in 2013, with well over a half-million car “touches,” including field inspections, repairs,…
At the turn of the 20th century, seven-term Mexican President Porfirio Diaz is cited as having complained, “Poor Mexico, so far from God and so close to the United States.”
A railway reform bill that has been approved by the lower house of Mexico’s Congress and that would impose a form of open access has had a major impact on…
CN announced on Feb. 19, 2014 a capital investment plan worth approximately C$2.1 billion (US$1.9 billion) “to continue to raise network safety and efficiency, improve service, and grow the business.”…
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