U.S. carloads and intermodal traffic declined for Week 31 (the week ending Aug. 6, 2022), the Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported on Aug. 10, with intermodal dropping more than carload.Traffic also declined cumulatively for the year’s first 31 weeks.
Norfolk Southern Corporation (NS) on Aug. 10 released its 15th annual Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) report highlighting the company’s progress “reducing its environmental impact, creating a culture of inclusion, investing in
Developers and port officials in Dallas County, Tex., have been speaking with officials building the new Plaquemines Port Harbor and Terminal District/Louisiana Gateway Project, Transport Topics reported on Aug. 8, about expanding
Since 2018, the Canadian government, through changes in Section 151.01(1) of Canada Transportation Act, has required Canada’s railroads to publish grain movement plans for the forthcoming crop year. Grain is crucial to Canada’s
For second-quarter 2022, BNSF revenue came in at $6.640 billion, up 14% from the prior year period, reflecting lower volumes of 6%, the Class I railroad reported. Operating income for the second
Editor’s Note: Capitol Hill Contributing Editor Frank N. Wilner, who in his roughly half-century in the railway industry worked for the New York Central, Association of American Railroads, Surface Transportation Board and
The Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) analyzing Canadian Pacific Kansas City’s (CPKC) potential impacts on the environment was issued Aug. 5 by the Surface Transportation Board (STB); comments are due by Sept. 26, 2022.
The Intermodal Association of North America (IANA) reports the decline in intermodal volumes slowed in second-quarter 2022. Also, Istmo Energy has commenced operations at its Pecos-East Rail Terminal in Texas.
Union Pacific Railroad (UP) honors winners of its Hack! 2022 event. Also, CSX employees distribute school supplies to more than 2,000 children of military families. UP UP on Aug. 4 awarded the
The August 2022 issue of Railway Age is now available digitally, with deep dives into telematics, winter preparedness, and Canada’s Metrolinx.