Network upgrades lift CN earnings

Third-quarter profits at CN jumped on higher revenues as the largest Canadian railroad finished up projects to improve its network capacity.

Oregon sites vying for inland box hub

As a way to circumvent the highway congestion around the Port of Portland, neighboring sites are vying to develop an inland intermodal facility in Oregon’s Willamette Valley.

Denver rail park along Union Pacific line taking shape

Development is under way on what is being billed as the largest rail-served industrial park in the Denver area.

Record revenues for Kansas City Southern

Despite some network issues, Kansas City Southern saw record revenues in the third quarter that, at $699 million, were 6% higher from a year ago.

Record quarter right “on schedule” for Canadian Pacific

The math for North America railroads is simple: A surging economy plus Precision Scheduled Railroading equals record profits.

CSX 3Q18: If Hunter could only see this

Nearly one year after his death at 73, the legendary Hunter Harrison’s quest to improve CSX’s performance through Precision Scheduled Railroading (PSR) appears to be in full swing. CSX’s 3Q18 net earnings of $894 million, or $1.05 per share, vs. $459 million, or $0.51 per share in the same period last year, is a 106% increase. CSX’s operating ratio set a company third-quarter record of 58.7%, compared with 68.4% in the prior year—a 970 basis point improvement.

Crude pumps up weekly carload report

Commodity and intermodal rail traffic continued to finished in positive territory for the latest week, but at a much slower pace than earlier in the year.

Rail a critical link as planners honor Port NOLA’s strategic vision

With rail as a central piece, the Port of New Orleans saw its development plans honored as it transforms the busiest U.S. Gulf maritime gateway.

Record container traffic in FY18 for Port of Long Beach

The Port of Long Beach, the largest U.S. intermodal import gateway, set an all-time record for container volume in fiscal 2018.

BNSF to build $200M Seattle drawbridge

Construction of a replacement for a century-old bridge on the Everett-Seattle mainline is expected to cost BNSF about $200 million.

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