Mexican railway operator Ferromex on Sept. 19 said it was temporarily suspending 60 trains on south-north routes because of an increasing number of migrants climbing aboard railcars and suffering injuries, according to news reports. On Sept. 20, some trains restarted service. Union Pacific and BNSF issued embargoes at Eagle Pass in Texas.
Canadian Pacific Kansas City
Canadian Pacific Kansas City (CPKC) will use Blume Global’s asset management system to foster intermodal traffic growth. Also, Rio Tinto’s Iron Ore Company of Canada (Rio Tinto IOC) is donating C$4 million to a Quebec college for a new training, research and innovation pavilion for the rail, industrial maintenance and energy intelligence industries; and Penn State names Wabtec Corporation as its 2023 Corporate Partner of the Year.
Canadian Pacific Kansas City (CPKC) invests in a new “Friendship House” in Shreveport, La. Also, CSX awards scholarships to 10 children of first responders.
We hosted freight industry “fireside chats” and presentations on Day 1 of the TD Cowen 16th Annual Global Transportation Conference, being held Sept. 6-7 in Boston. While we heard that the rail
The Surface Transportation Board (STB) has found five U.S. Class I railroads to be revenue adequate for 2022: BNSF, CSX, Norfolk Southern, Soo Line (the U.S. affiliate of Canadian Pacific), and Union Pacific.
Short line holding company Patriot Rail on Sept. 5 reported appointing Josh Monroe and Shawn Mindrup as Regional Vice Presidents Business Development for the East and West, respectively. Monroe served most recently
Former Class I railroad executive Kayden Howard has taken on a newly created role at OmniTRAX: Senior Vice President of Health, Safety and Environmental Programs.
CN and Canadian Pacific Kansas City (CPKC) trains traveling through the Fraser River Canyon Directional Running Zone (DRZ) were delayed a day or more due to the Aug. 18 Kookipi Creek Fire,
In the month since the end of the main strike period at the B.C. Ports, Canadian railroads are “close to matching volumes seen before the strike,” reported real-time network visibility provider RailState, which independently tracks all freight movements across Canada.
Canadian Pacific Kansas City’s (CPKC) restoration crew completes 250-mile test run of the 2816 Empress steam locomotive. Also, CSX reaches a one-year injury-free milestone at its Rice Yard in Waycross, Ga.; and Norfolk Southern (NS) completes the restoration of its Virginian Heritage locomotive and introduces Digital Train Inspection (DTI) portal, now under construction in Ohio.