Railway Age’s seventh annual Rail Insights Conference will be a three-hour virtual event on June 17 featuring top industry speakers, including BNSF President and CEO Katie Farmer.
RAILWAY AGE MAY 2021 ISSUE: The mantra of these railroaders: Making a difference. They’re not only helping to shape the industry, but also tomorrow’s leaders.
Watco is now offering a 222-acre transloading facility near Refugio, Tex., to support the bulk, chemicals, oil and gas, wind energy, agriculture, and steel industries.
For first-quarter 2021, BNSF posted revenues of $5.401 billion, virtually flat with the year-earlier period, and volumes of 2.449 million, led by Consumer and Agricultural products, the railroad reported May 3.
The move to zero-emission locomotives is picking up electrons—not steam—with Metra’s announcement that it will issue a Request for Proposals (RFP) challenging manufacturers to convert three of its older F40PH-3 diesels to battery power.
Railway Age is pleased to present the results of its second annual Readers’ Influential Leaders program.
Wabtec President and CEO Rafael Santana announced the establishment of a research institute in partnership with Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) and Genesee & Wyoming (G&W), during a recent House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee hearing.
U.S. carloads and intermodal units saw gains of 2.1% and 22.4%, respectively, for the week ending March 13, the Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported March 17.
As part of a special series in Railway Age’s March 2021 issue, 11 North American railroad CEOs address the daunting challenges the freight rail industry faces as the 21st century enters its third decade—from operations and technology to marketing and growth. Here, Katie Farmer, President and CEO of BNSF Railway, discusses leveraging complex, exponentially growing advanced technology.
Despite a 7% decline in volume, BNSF’s profit margin increased by 2.9 percentage points in 2020, Warren Buffet, Chairman of the Board for parent company Berkshire Hathaway, told shareholders.