Canadian Pacific

STB Decision Will Impact Freight Rail’s Future

Sometimes in decision making, there isn’t much of a middle ground. Sometimes there is simply right and wrong. Such is the nature of the decision facing the Surface Transportation Board (STB) in the coming months as it addresses proposed railroad mergers. Their decision will have a very big impact on what the railroad industry will look like in the coming decades.

Martin J. Oberman, STB Chairman

STB to Class I’s: Are You Prepared?

Surface Transportation Board (STB) Chairman Martin J. Oberman has called on the CEOs of the seven North American Class I’s to provide an update on their preparedness to meet service demands, particularly as railroad employment rates have fallen.