From the seven North American Class I’s and more than 600 short lines and regionals to the ancillary rail industry, women are making their mark. Hydie McAlister of Hempstead, Tex.-based McAlister Assets is among them. With no prior experience in the rail business, she recognized an opportunity for Class I rail-served industrial parks in her home state while meeting with an investor in 2015. And now she’s developed two with her business partner Sharon Beach.
Author: Railway Age Staff
The fifth season of PARK’D debuts July 3, with travel and lifestyle host Abby Hornacek spotlighting “outdoor treasures” across the United States. The first of five episodes airing on FOX Nation explores the Grand Canyon in Arizona.
Proposed merger partners CN and Kansas City Southern (KCS) have filed with the Surface Transportation Board (STB) a renewed motion for voting trust approval, which includes a commitment to divest a 70-mile line overlap in Louisiana.
CN and Kansas City Southern (KCS) on May 21 entered into a definitive merger agreement that, barring an unexpected twist, ends weeks of a tug of war between CN and Canadian Pacific.
The Surface Transportation Board (STB) decided May 17 that CN’s proposed merger with Kansas City Southern (KCS) will be reviewed under its current merger rules and CN’s motion to approve a proposed voting trust agreement has been denied as incomplete, “without prejudice to filing a new motion.”
RAILWAY AGE MAY 2021 ISSUE: The mantra of these railroaders: Making a difference. They’re not only helping to shape the industry, but also tomorrow’s leaders.
Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. (CP) will acquire Kansas City Southern (KCS) in a cash and stock transaction worth US$29 billion, the two Class I railroads announced early March 21. The combined entity will be named Canadian Pacific Kansas City (CPKC).
RAILWAY AGE, FEBRUARY 2021 ISSUE: Railway Age is honoring 20 “Fast Trackers” from a pool of more than 100 strong nominations for this year’s 20 Under 40 awards program.
RAILWAY AGE, DECEMBER 2020 ISSUE COVER STORY: As one of the most difficult years in world history draws to a conclusion that at times felt like it would never come, the North American railway industry—battered and bruised but refusing to go down—looks to a new year with cautious optimism, and most important—hope.
Alan S. Boyd, the nation’s first transportation secretary, has died at 98.