Norfolk Southern is looking to purchase the 338-mile Class II Cincinnati Southern Railway (CSR), which it and its predecessor railroads have been operating under a 141-year-old lease agreement with its owner, the
The Surface Transportation Board (STB) has adopted for fourth-quarter 2023 the rail cost adjustment factor (RCAF), defined as “an index formulated to represent changes in railroad costs incurred by the nation’s largest railroads over a specified period of time.”
The Surface Transportation Board (STB) on Sept. 7 issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) that it said focused on “providing rail customers with access to reciprocal switching as a remedy for
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.
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) supports BNSF’s appeal of the Surface Transportation Board’s (STB) recent preliminary injunction requiring the Class I to this year transport millions of tons of coal from Navajo
Nearly 18 months after CSX acquired Pan Am Systems, Inc. and its short line subsidiaries, Berkshire & Eastern Railroad is set to take over as operator of Pan Am Southern LLC (PAS).
The Surface Transportation Board (STB) appoints a labor representative to the Railroad-Shipper Transportation Advisory Council (RSTAC). Also, a Norfolk Southern (NS) employee has been chosen to Chair the Southern Economic Development Council.
Cooperstown, N.Y.-based New York, Susquehanna & Western (NYSW) has filed a verified notice of exemption under 49 CFR 1150.41 to acquire and operate approximately 10 miles of rail line from the Onondaga
The Surface Transportation Board (STB) on Aug. 21 announced that it is “actively” monitoring any rail service disruptions caused by Tropical Storm Hilary, following reports of freight and passenger rail service interruptions
The Surface Transportation Board’s (STB) December 2021 approval of the construction and operation of the Uinta Basin Railway was struck down by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia