For the week of December 8, U.S. weekly rail traffic was 570,225 carloads and intermodal units, up 3.1% from the same week in 2017.
Nothing says fundamental transformation quite like Norfolk Southern’s new Network Operations Center, a murmuring, windowless bunker where the Class I has aggregated its dispatching in downtown Atlanta.
On Monday Feb. 11, 2019, Norfolk Southern and Union Pacific—both of which are rolling out their own versions of Precision Scheduled Railroading—will deploy jointly developed new routing protocols for domestic and international intermodal interline services.
After a mostly steady climb through this year, rail freight volumes on Class I railroads are on a downgrade, and uncertainty in 2019 is looming like a blind curve in the dark.
Institutional Investor, a publication covering the financial services industry since the 1980s, has named Union Pacific Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Rob Knight “Best CFO” for the sixth consecutive year in its 2019 All-America Executive Team list of airfreight and surface transportation companies.
Georgia is doubling down on the inland port concept, along with Norfolk Southern announcing plans for a rail-served hub 50 miles from Atlanta.
Just a quarter-billion dollars separates the Port of Baltimore from joining the East Coast intermodal arms race, even with CSX back onboard to help reconstruct a key rail link to the marine gateway.
Duos Technologies Group, the provider of intelligent security and analytical technology solutions, has pocketed a second contract from a North American Class I customer.
GM’s planned plant closings shadowed already-declining shipments of vehicles moving by rail in the U.S. despite a bounceback by commodities in the latest week’s data.
The 56th annual recipient of the prestigious Railway Age Railroader of the Year Award is CN President and Chief Executive Officer Jean-Jacques “JJ” Ruest, leader of one of North America’s best-performing Class I railroads.