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At CSX’s third-quarter 2017 earnings call, President and CEO E. Hunter Harrison acknowledged the railroad’s recent service problems, but insisted that CSX has recovered and is in better shape operationally…
The government of Canada is giving OmniTRAX 30 days to repair and restore service on the Hudson Bay Railway to Churchill, Manitoba, or risk a lawsuit for breach of contract.
Kansas City Southern has formed a new Health, Safety and Environmental group within the Operations department “to consolidate occupational health, workplace and public safety, and environmental functions under a single…
L&W Industries, based in Springfield, Mo., has developed a patent-pending Heavy Duty Conversion Bracket that improves safety and reduces the maintenance costs of railway crossings.
Caltrans released the public draft of the California State Rail Plan, which outlines a new framework for California’s rail network, for new and better rail transportation, and multimodal and community…
Long-time Greenbrier Cos. executive and board member, and former Interstate Commerce Commission Chairman A. Daniel O’Neal died at home on Oct. 10 at the age of 81.
In its Third-Quarter 2017 report to the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation-Subcommittee on Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine Infrastructure, Safety and Security, the Surface Transportation Board provided an…
Charah®, LLC has opened a fly ash storage and rail-to-truck transloading terminal in Colorado, in partnership with OmniTRAX. The new terminal, located in Kelim, Co. near Denver, is part of…
U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia Judge Paul Friedman on Oct. 10 denied class certification in the 10-year-old class action lawsuit alleging that BNSF, Union Pacific, CSX and…
Chemical maker AkzoNobel announced that it has received approval from the Food & Drug Administration for one of two new high performance chemical-resistant linings for tank and hopper cars.
One day prior to a hearing before the Surface Transportation Board on its recent service problems, CSX on Oct. 10 posted its weekly metrics report to the STB on its…
TransCanada Corp’s recent decision to abandon its $12 billion plan to build the Energy East pipeline, combined with delays to other export pipeline projects, may create a resurgence in crude…
RAILWAY AGE, WATCHING WASHINGTON, OCTOBER 2017: As the three-member National Mediation Board (NMB) shifts to Republican control for the first time since 2009, a knotty issue lying dormant since 2006…
Approximately one week before the Oct. 11 Surface Transportation Board hearing (curiously called a “public listening session” by the STB) on CSX service issues, the railroad is pointing to extended…
The Sulphur Institute announced that Jack Cohn, Senior Vice President and Industry Unit Leader at Savage Services Corp., has assumed responsibilities as Chairman of the Washington-based trade organization.
In response to a congressional request in the FAST (Fixing America’s Surface Transportation) Act, The US Department of Transportation entered into an agreement with the National Academies of Sciences (NAS)…
American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA) President Linda Bauer Darr on Oct. 4 testified before the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous…
The North East Association of Rail Shippers (NEARS) wrapped up its Fall 2017 Conference in Pittsburgh, Pa., “with record attendance and a plethora of outstanding speakers.,” according to Executive Director…
Transit and transportation planning and development consultant Cambridge Systematics is celebrating 45 years as an industry consultant.
Long starved of funding and subject to Washington’s political whims, Amtrak is taking its message to the public with the “Ready To Build” campaign, a series of short films showcasing…
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