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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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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World’s Largest Steam Locomotive Returns to the Rails as Union Pacific Commemorates Transcontinental Railroad’s 150th Anniversary

A press release from Union Pacific Railroad; March 14, 2019: OMAHA, Neb., March 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Union Pacific announced…

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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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Amtrak: Host railroads earn ‘C’ average for on-time performance

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; March 11, 2019 Canadian Pacific was the only Class I to receive an “A” for hosting…

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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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CSX sees Amtrak on time performance grade jump a bit — but there’s still room for improvement

By Will Robinson, Reporter, Jacksonville Business Journal; March 8, 2019 Amtrak, the nation’s largest passenger railroad, owns almost none of…

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Infrastructure funding still elusive

By SAM MINTZ, With Help From Brianna Gurciullo, Politico Morning Transportation; March 7, 2019 — Some House Democratic transportation leaders…

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State transportation officials announce completion of bypass designed to alleviate Richmond, Virginia’s Acca Yard bottleneck

By C. SUAREZ ROJAS, Richmond Times-Dispatch; March 5, 2019 Trains traveling between Richmond’s Staples Mill and Main Street stations will…

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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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Opinion: In trying times, wise railroaders shouldn’t clam up to the news media

By William C. Vantuono, Editor-in-Chief, Railway Age Magazine; March 4, 2019 “HOW SAFE ARE AMERICA’S RAILROADS? Lesley Stahl reports on…

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Virginia’s public rail strategy calls for funding private rail fixes

By Michael Laris, The Washington Post, LMTOnline.com; March 2, 2019 The addition of a new Amtrak train from Norfolk, Virginia,…

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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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Wabtec completes GE merger, posts strong financials

By Andrew Corselli, Managing Editor, Railway Age Magazine; February 25, 2019 Wabtec Corporation has completed its merger with GE Transportation. The combined…

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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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