Regulatory

Canadian Pacific on November 8 launched a website in response to Canadian Transportation Safety Board (TSB) Chairwoman Kathy Fox’s Oct. 31 public pronouncement that 6% of human-caused rail incidents may…
Pity economic regulators. The more they seek the middle-of-the-road, the greater risk both sides assail them. Economist Sidney L. Miller wrote, “It seems clear that our railways are regulated well,…
Canadian Pacific is calling Canadian Transportation Safety Board (TSB) Chairwoman Kathy Fox’s Oct. 31 public pronouncement that 6% of human-caused rail incidents may have involved fatigue “misguided comments” that “do…
The U.S. Surface Transportation Board would be doing itself a favor if chooses not to mess with UPS and heed the gargantuan railroad customer’s call to deep-six forced access, otherwise…
In comments filed with the Surface Transportation Board regarding Reciprocal Switching, STB Ex Parte No. 711 (Sub-No. 1), the Association of American Railroads said the proposed rules are “unlawful” and…
Ernie Anastos, anchor of the 6:00 news on WNYW-TV Fox 5 New York, is one of the best broadcast journalists I’ve come across in numerous television appearances during my nearly…
Former Norfolk Southern senior executive James W. “Jim” McClellan, who played a significant role in shaping the structure of the modern North American railroad industry, died Oct. 14, 2016. He…
Canadian Pacific CEO Hunter Harrison says his railroad is ready to move Western Canada’s delayed grain crop to market, provided there is “supply chain accountability,” which will be measured in…
The Association of American Railroads says the Department of Transportation should withdraw its rule on electronically controlled pneumatic (ECP) brakes for crude oil trains after a review released Oct. 12…
For newly minted Amtrak President Charles Wickliffe (Wick) Moorman IV, a winter of discontent is nigh.
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