Management

Could it be that Republicans in control of Congress might facilitate an end to three decades of productivity sapping legislative fisticuffs between railroads and self-proclaimed captive shippers over an appropriate…
Association of American Railroads Senior Vice President of Safety & Operations Robert VanderClute, a 44-year career railroader, has retired after 12 years with the organization. He is succeeded by Michael…
Canadian Pacific says it is “appalled” that the Ag Transport Coalition, a government-funded group, “can claim it is trying to enhance ‘the competitiveness of the agricultural supply chain,’ but not…
Norfolk Southern on Jan. 27, 2015 said that it will close its Roanoke office building at 110 Franklin Road SE later in the year and relocate the functions currently housed…
Union Pacific’s 2014 employee safety performance, a 0.98 reportable injury rate, was the best in the railroad’s history, surpassing the previous record established in 2012, and an 11% reduction from…
Norfolk Southern posted record financial results for the fourth quarter of 2014 and for the entire year, and dropped its operating ratio to below 70%. The railroad also announced a…
Chicagoland's Metra said Friday, Jan. 23, 2015 it will postpone a plan to increase the penalty for onboard ticket purchases until mobile ticketing capability is activated unveiled later this year.
Farmington Hills, Mich.-based Federated Railways, Inc. owner Louis Ferris, in a statement released Friday, Jan. 16, 2015 said he has filed a lawsuit against Michael Lerner, the owner of Rail…
BNSF on Jan. 15, 2015 announced details about the major capital projects it plans to complete in 2015 to maintain and grow its rail network.
Donald W. Seale, Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of Norfolk Southern Corp., has announced his plan to retire effective March 1, 2015.
Based on the generally positive atmosphere at the 2015 Midwest Association of Rail Shippers (MARS) Winter Meeting in Oak Brook, Ill., railroad/customer relationships are improving as capacity and service quality…
Cowen and Company’s Fourth Quarter 2014 Rail Shipper Survey “suggests that the potential negative impacts on rail pricing power from the deceleration in crude shipment growth and suboptimal service have…
Sarah Feinberg, chief of staff for Secretary of Transportation Andrew Foxx, has been chosen to become Acting Federal Railroad Administrator, according to a Reuters report of an email sent by…
Washington State legislators and city administrators hope to obtain federal funding to reconfigure and improve a 100-year-old railroad interchange at Connell, Wash., to relieve a bottleneck in the movement of…
Canadian Pacific Chief Executive Officer Hunter Harrison, Railway Age’s 2015 Railroader of the Year, speaks candidly with Editor-in-Chief William C. Vantuono in a wide-ranging interview conducted for the magazine’s January…
Norfolk Southern assisted 94 industries in locating or expanding their businesses along its rail lines in 2014. The 72 new and 22 expanded industries “represent an investment of $5.7 billion…
Canadian Pacific’s 2014 Holiday Train program saw more than C$1.1 million raised and 300,000 pounds of food donated to North American food banks and food shelves.
CSX has launched a new online portal to help its customers more easily access the resources they need to locate or expand facilities on CSX’s rail network: www.csxindustrialdevelopment.com.
In 2014, CSX and its customers collaborated on 107 projects to build or expand facilities on CSX’s network and short line partners.
News item: Surface Transportation Board (STB) Chairman Dan Elliott was forced to bid adieu Dec. 31, 2014, after the Senate failed to confirm his renomination. President Obama still could make…
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