Federal ruling on freight train crew size has states and unions up in arms

By David Lester, Managing Editor, RT&S Magazine; August 16, 2019 On May 29 of this year, the Federal Railroad Administration…

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Storm winds blow trains off tracks in Kansas

By Staff, The Hays Post; August 18, 2019 WALTON, Kan. — Strong winds from a line of thunderstorms blew over…

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What hath God wrought

From The Photo News; August 8, 2019 What hath God wrought Monroe Town Historian James Nelson provided the following excerpt…

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Canadian National and CSX Announce New Intermodal Service Offering

A press release from Canadian National Railway; August 8, 2019: MONTREAL, Aug. 08, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — CN (TSX: CNR)…

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Special Canadian Series, Article 3 of 4: Fixing passenger rail

By King’s MJ Students, The Signal, University of King’s College School of Journalism, Halifax, Nova Scotia; August 6, 2019 Article…

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Special Canadian Series, Article 4 of 4: About Standing Still

By Fred Vallance-Jones, The Signal, University of King’s College School of Journalism, Halifax, Nova Scotia; August 6, 2019 Article 4…

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Manitoba: Efforts being made to repair rail line between Hudson Bay and Tisdale

By Angie Rolheiser, Northeast Now; August 7, 2019 Discussions are underway between the Hudson Bay Route Association (HBRA) and Canadian…

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What’s new with Mexico’s Maya train?

From Bnamericas; August 6, 2019 The pre-investment phase of the Maya train – the passenger and freight rail service planned…

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Kentucky: ‘Miners must be paid.’ Feds seek to bar shipment of coal from bankrupt Blackjewel.

By Bill Estep and Will Wright, Lexington Herald Leader; August 6, 2019 Federal officials have asked a judge to block…

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George H.W. Bush Funeral Train Story ‘Uniting America: The President’s Final Journey’ to air on Discovery Channel

A press release from Union Pacific Railroad; August 1, 2019: The story of George H.W. Bush’s funeral train “Uniting America:…

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Manitoba/Hudson Bay Railway: High gas prices spark Churchill, Arctic Gateway clash

By Dylan Robertson, Winnipeg Free Press; July 31, 2019 OTTAWA — The Town of Churchill is accusing the new owners of…

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Big Fire? Look Out, Here Comes the Train!

By John McKay, Newstalk 870 AM KFLD; July 30, 2019 Some of you may have heard of these firefighting trains,…

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Washington, D.C.: MARC, VRE say on-time performance has dropped, cite increase in CSX trains as one factor

By Luz Lazo, The Washington Post; July 27, 2019 An increase in CSX freight trains operating in the Washington region…

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Florida Gulf And Atlantic Assumes Ownership of North Florida Rail Line

By Tom Flanigan, WFSU News; July 29, 2019 Tallahassee has been a railroad town almost since its founding. A new…

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CSX’s Ed Harris at American Association of Railroad Superintendents: Straight Talk on Precision Scheduled Railroading

By Jim Blaze, Contributing Editor, Railway Age Magazine; July 29, 2019 CSX Executive Vice President Operations Ed Harris addressed his…

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Del Mar, California is weak link in San Diego’s coastal railroad

By Phil Diehl, Del Mar Times; July 28, 2019 Only one set of railroad tracks on a fragile sandstone bluff in…

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Fired employees bring two suits against CSX in Jacksonville, Florida

By Will Robinson, Reporter, Jacksonville Business Journal; July 26, 2019 Jacksonville-based CSX Corp. (Nasdaq: CSX) faces two new lawsuits from…

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Union Pacific: ‘We want your business’

By David Taylor, Houston Chronicle; July 25, 2019 Union Pacific (UP) is hanging out their Open for Business sign. The…

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Norfolk Southern says operational changes key to boosting 2019 profits

By Joanna Marsh, Freight Waves; July 25, 2019 Norfolk Southern (NYSE: NSC) expects continued operational changes will help boost profits…

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CSX renovating Downtown Jacksonville, Florida headquarters, dispatch center

By Karen Brune Mathis, Editor, Jacksonville Daily Record; July 25, 2019 CSX Corp. is investing another $4.14 million into its…

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California: Wig Wag Festival Sunday To Celebrate Restoration Of Train Signals

By Bay City News Service, SFGate.com; July 24, 2019 Railroads were essential to the settlement and founding of Richmond in…

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Feds award long-sought grant to help expand Baltimore’s Howard Street Tunnel but not as much as Maryland wanted

By Colin Campbell  and Pamela Wood, The Baltimore Sun; July 23, 2019 Maryland will receive $125 million in long-sought federal…

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‘Start of a new normal’: First grain train since 2015 rolls into Churchill, Manitoba

By Dana Hatherly, CBC News; July 23, 2019 Residents in a northern Manitoba town rejoiced upon seeing the first grain…

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CSX ‘achieving record levels of efficiency’

By Andrew Corselli, Managing Editor, Railway Age Magazine; July 17, 2019 CSX Corp. (CSX) today announced a 2Q19 earnings per share increase…

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Cleanup crews in Southeastern Virginia making progress after Great Dismal Swamp train derailment

By Saleen Martin, Staff Writer, The Virginian-Pilot; July 16, 2019 Cleanup crews in the Great Dismal Swamp are making progress…

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