Canadian Pacific President and CEO Keith Creel has lashed out at the Canadian Transportation Agency’s (CTA) investigation of possible freight rail service problems at the Port of Vancouver, calling the agency’s probe “far-reaching” and “irresponsible.”
RAILWAY AGE JANUARY 2019 ISSUE: The 56th annual recipient of Railway Age’s Railroader of The Year award is CN President and Chief Executive Jean-Jacques “JJ” Ruest, leader of one of North America’s best-performing Class I railroads. From applied chemistry to railroading, CN’s chief executive has always put the customer first.
CN President and CEO Jean-Jacques “JJ” Ruest , Railway Age’s 56th Railroader of the Year, leads one of North America’s best-performing Class I railroads. In this wide-ranging interview with Railway Age Editor-in-Chief William C. Vantuono, Ruest reflects on his distinguished career, and provides his vision of CN’s future.
When building any radio system, the scarcest and most precious system component is not the radios, the antennas nor the towers, but available “clean” radio channels on which to transmit. That’s why specialized narrow-beam antennas can ease frequency planning and reduce interference for railroad communications.
CSX is expected to benefit from the latest South Carolina transportation infrastructure project aimed at moving state agriculture products to inland destinations.
An improved inspection process coupled with an innovative design change is driving down crane maintenance costs for one intermodal operator. Content courtesy The Timken Company; based on a recent collaboration with one of the nation’s largest rail carriers.
A recent internal Transport Canada (TC) document warns of the safety risks posed by exhausted crew members on trains, even as Alberta pursues a plan to ratchet up already-booming shipments of crude by rail.
Norfolk Southern generated more than 60,000 carloads of new rail traffic in 2018 involving 72 new and 18 expanded industries across 17 states along the company’s rail lines, representing customer investments of more than $1.5 billion.
The U.S. Class I railroads started the New Year in impressive fashion, as freight and intermodal traffic notched solid gains for the week ending January 5.
The Port of New York and New Jersey opened a major new expansion of its rail network, capping a five-year plan to expand capacity for cargo destined for outside the region.