Veteran power salutes veterans: KCS

In observation of Veterans Day (Nov. 12) in the United States, Kansas City Southern (KCS) unveiled 4006, a 13-year-old EMD SD70ACE based at the railroad’s Shreveport, La., Locomotive Shop, newly painted in a U.S. flag- and military-inspired scheme. KCS hosted a photo shoot with the locomotive and its Shreveport-based military active-duty and veteran employees.

Calling all Fast Trackers nominations!

Railway Age presents its fourth annual Fast Trackers awards, in which we will profile ten individuals under the age of 40 who have made an impact in their respective fields or within their company.

CP cooking with grain

Canadian Pacific reports that it has broken all-time records for grain shipments, moving 2.64 million metric tonnes (MMT) of Canadian grain and grain products in October, the railroad’s biggest month ever for this commodity. The previous record was set in September 2017. CP also set a new record for biofuel shipments.

BNSF, JB Hunt in $100M dispute: Report

Can you put a price on friendship? In the case of BNSF and its biggest intermodal partner, that would be $100 million the railroad in an extended dispute says it is owed.

Vote clinches deal for Norfolk Southern HQ move to Atlanta

Norfolk Southern plans to build a $575 million headquarters complex in downtown Atlanta, after the city approved a $600 million bond offer to lure the Class I from its current base in Virginia.

FONSI clears South Shore double-track plan

A project to double-track Indiana’s South Shore Line got a “green” light following federal environmental approvals for the commuter rail route.

KCS Holiday Express ready to roll

Kansas City Southern’s 18th annual Holiday Express will distribute a $171,756 in gift cards to The Salvation Army its 27-stop journey through 22 communities in eight states. The gift cards are designated for the purchase of warm clothing and other necessities for children in need.

ASLRRA, Wabtec offer cloud PTC solution

The American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association has entered into an agreement with Wabtec Railway Electronics, Inc. to provide Positive Train Control (PTC) support to its members via the Wabtec Cloud Multi-Tenant Back Office (MTBO) solution.

New York & Atlantic crew to be honored for saving woman’s life

Three employees of the New York & Atlantic Railway will be honored for helping save the life of a woman in a Brooklyn rail tunnel.

New NRLC chair flying in from Delta

The incoming National Railway Labor Conference (NRLC) Chairman is Brendan M. Branon (inset), who was most recently Managing Director-Labor and Employee Relations at Delta Air Lines, the principal negotiator, attorney and company spokesman with the company’s domestic labor unions.