FINANCIAL EDGE, RAILWAY AGE APRIL 2021 ISSUE: The tone and context of Railway Age’s Next-Gen Freight Rail conference held virtually on March 10, 2021 changes rapidly when viewed through the blockbuster announcement of Canadian Pacific’s (CP) acquisition of Kansas City Southern (KCS).
James D. Husband, who founded railroad equipment finance professional services firm RailSolutions LLC in 1997 and served as President until January 2019, recently transitioned to Senior Consultant. Here, with President Mike Mahoney, he discusses his long, distinguished career and offers his observations about the market with Railway Age Editor-in-Chief William C. Vantuono.
Greenbrier’s fiscal second-quarter 2021 financial results (the company begins its fiscal year on Sept. 1 of the prior year) are based on a $2.5 billion railcar backlog of 24,900 as of Feb. 28.
The April 2021 issue of Railway Age is now available digitally, with deep dives into Canadian Pacific and Kansas City Southern’s move to create the first USMCA Railroad as well as Amtrak’s 50th anniversary.
Trinity Industries, Inc. has publishing its inaugural 2020 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report, which details the company’s ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) initiatives and response to COVID-19.
Tealinc, Ltd., is now accepting applications for its 2021 scholarship program, which will award two $1,000 scholarships.
In this podcast, part of our series sponsored by the Commuter Rail Coalition, Railway Age Executive Editor Marybeth Luczak talks with four women in the rail industry who have taken four different career paths:
Mitsui Rail Capital, LLC (MRC) has hired Jeff Rasmussen as Director of Sales and Marketing; MERMEC, Inc. has appointed Fred Ange to Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Compliance Officer, and Soheil Saadat to Vice President of Business Development and Sales.
FreightCar America, Inc. (FCA) reported its fourth-quarter 2020 results on March 24, including revenue of $60.6 million, up 35% year-over-year on deliveries of 477 railcars.
Rail industry leaders were bullish on the quarter-to-date at the latest “Suds with Seidl” event, with one panelist citing a spring surcharge for containers, underlying the strong rate backdrop for carriers.