The Daily CSX: Regulator to hold hearing on customer fees common at CSX

By Will Robinson, Reporter, Jacksonville Business Journal; March 21, 2019 The Surface Transportation Board, a federal regulator, announced Wednesday that…

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Canadian National Railway investing more than $245 million to expand and strengthen Saskatchewan’s rail infrastructure in 2019

A press release from Canadian National Railway; March 18, 2019: SASKATOON, Saskatchewan, March 18, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — CN (TSX:…

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Teenager hit by train gets no relief in appeal to 7th Circuit Court

By Marilyn Odendahl, The Indiana Lawyer; March 19, 2019 A 17-year-old who was found to be more than 50 percent…

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Heavy weather impacting BNSF operations

By William C. Vantuono, Editor-in-Chief, Railway Age Magazine; March 17, 2019 BNSF is engaged in service recovery efforts in multiple…

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Bomb Cyclone Winds Blow Union Pacific Freight Train Off Railroad Bridge in New Mexico

By Kyle Cheromcha, The Drive; March 14, 2019 A unusually powerful “bomb cyclone” storm system sweeping across the central United…

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Back on the track: new life for Alberta rail hopper cars

By Jeremy Simes, The Western Producer; March 14, 2019 Some of Alberta’s emblematic rail cars are getting a new life,…

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Canadian Pacific Railway investing in wheel crack detection safety technology

By Amanda Stephenson, Calgary Herald; March 13, 2019 Calgary-based Canadian Pacific Railway is investing in new technology to detect problems…

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Report: Genesee & Wyoming considering selling itself

By Staff, Jacksonville Business Journal; March 12, 2019 A shortline railroad company whose operations headquarters is in Jacksonville is considering…

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Canadian National, Canadian Pacific Rail appealing federal transport minister’s order for use of handbrakes on stopped trains

By The Canadian Press, CTV News Vancouver; March 9, 2019 CALGARY – Canada’s two largest railways are appealing Transport Minister…

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Maryland increases commitment for Howard Street Tunnel by $56M

By Holden Wilen, Reporter, Baltimore Business Journal; March 4, 2019 Gov. Larry Hogan‘s administration is committing an additional $56 million…

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Canada: Centenary anniversary of Canadian National Railway Company celebrated on new gold coins

By Michael Alexander, Coin Update; March 1, 2019 The Royal Canadian Mint has released new gold coins in time for…

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Spilled grain from Banff Canadian Pacific freight train derailment could be a problem for bears: Parks Canada

By The Canadian Press And Amanda Stephenson, Calgary Herald; March 1, 2019 Spilled grain from a freight train derailment could…

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Fired engineer recounts deadly crash between Amtrak’ Silver Star and CSX freight train in South Carolina on 60 Minutes

From CBS News; February 28, 2019 Mark James describes the deadly crash of an Amtrak passenger train into his CSX…

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Cartel Was Smuggling Meth Into Canada in Ford Cars Built In Mexico, Ontario Police say

By Rachel Browne, Vice Canada; February 28, 2019 Ontario police are blaming the Sinaloa cartel for a massive meth smuggling…

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Frustrated Canadian rail shippers look for other options

By Brian Cross, The Western Producer; February 28, 2019 Concerns about unreliable rail service haven’t disappeared since the passage of…

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Illinois: Ramping Up Rail

By Tom Robb, Elk Grove Business Journal; February 21, 2019 The Elk Grove Village Business Park is not only served…

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‘We didn’t like it at all’: CP Rail CEO objects to oil production curtailments

By Christopher Reynolds, The Canadian Press, CBC News; February 21, 2019 The head of Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. has voiced…

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Walmart is quietly taking charge of its rail operations — and it could cut serious transportation costs as the country’s largest retailer seeks to boost e-commerce profits

By Rachel Premack, Business Insider; February 21, 2019 Usually, the companies printed on cargo containers aren’t household names — it’s…

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania challenges Norfolk Southern’s plans to add new route for double-stacked rail cars

By Ed Blazina, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette; February 21, 2019 Pittsburgh is intervening to challenge Norfolk Southern’s plans to alter three North…

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The Romance of the Rail in West Texas

By Sterry Butcher, Texas Monthly; March 2019 It began this summer, when we slept with our windows open. The first…

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Province of Alberta scales back crude-by-rail plan, will lease 4,400 cars

By Dustin Cook, Edmonton Journal; February 19, 2019 The Alberta government will lease 4,400 rail cars to move oil out…

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New York: Will Brooklyn’s Freight Trains Get Rolling Again?

By Chris Polansky, The Bridge; February 19, 2019 On occasional moments of quiet in Brooklyn, when the sounds of honking…

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