Happy 150th! Wabtec Celebrates Anniversary, New Headquarters

By Andrew Corselli, Managing Editor, Railway Age Magazine; October 16, 2019 Wabtec Corp. recently celebrated its 150th anniversary, as well as the…

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Activist investor who brought change to CSX sells sizable portion of shares

By Will Robinson, Reporter, Jacksonville Business Journal; October 18, 2019 CSX Corp. (Nasdaq: CSX) has agreed to buy back 4.7…

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Two grizzly cubs killed on BNSF railroad tracks

By Brendan LaChance, Oil City News; October 16, 2019 CASPER, Wyo. — Two grizzly bear cubs were found dead on…

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Although revenue fell, CSX earnings grew slightly in Q3

By Ellen Schneider, Reporter, Jacksonville Business Journal; October 17, 2019 Despite CSX Corp.’s revenue falling 5 percent in the third…

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Surface Transportation Board’s Cost of Capital Dilemma

By Frank N. Wilner, Capitol Hill Contributing Editor, Railway Age Magazine; October 15, 2019 NEWS ITEM: The Surface Transportation Board (STB) proposes…

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Opinion by Ty Dragoo: Railroads owe American taxpayers, not Wall Street

By Ty Dragoo, Special to GateHouse Kansas, Leavenworth Times; October 15, 2019 America’s railroads are going through a round of…

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New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority to Study Train Service on Freight Line Key to ‘Triboro’ Rail Idea

By Dan Rivoli, Spectrum News NY 1; October 15, 2019 It’s been 95 years since passenger trains rumbled down the…

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Winchester & Western Railroad sold for $105 million

By JOSH JANNEY, The Winchester Star; October 14, 2019 WINCHESTER — Affiliates from Denver-based OmniTRAX Inc. and the Broe Group…

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Manteca, California: GET READY FOR 135 TRAINS A DAY

By Dennis Wyatt, Manteca Bulletin; October 11, 2019 Union Pacific Railroad has put Manteca on notice to expect 135 trains…

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Complicated web leaves future of Ontario short-line rail unknown

By Elaine Della-Mattia, The Sault Star; October 9, 2019 Regulations are in place that prevents federally regulated rail lines from…

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Can precision scheduled railroading save the railroads’ third-quarter profits?

By Joanna Marsh, Freight Waves; October 10, 2019 As the third-quarter earnings season kicks off next week for the Class…

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UK tenders for ‘medical train’ to beat Brexit impact

By Simon Walton, RailFreight.com; October 9, 2019 The British government has tendered a 25 million pounds (27 million euros) contract…

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Network Rail Commits to UK Freight

By Simon Walton, RailFreight.com; October 8, 2019 With its putting passengers first strapline often open to satire from freight operators,…

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Oklahoma Woman Shot by a Puppy After Yellow Labrador Gets Spooked by a Passing Train

By Joelle Goldstein, People Magazine; October 08, 2019 An Oklahoma woman is currently recovering from her injuries after a dog…

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Customers cheer regulator’s action against railroad demurrage charges

By Ellen Schneider and Will Robinson, Jacksonville Business Journal; October 8, 2019 The Surface Transportation Board is “deeply troubled” and…

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Kansas City Southern sues union over issue of train crew size

By Brian Kaberline, Editor, Kansas City Business Journal; October 8, 2019 Kansas City Southern is among a group of eight…

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Willmar rail connector project is starting to take shape, Minnesota Department Of Transportation says

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; October 7, 2019 Construction has begun on a rail connector and industrial access project involving BNSF…

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Railroad’s rusting Potomac River span facing overhaul – and maybe more

By Dan Novack, Captial News Service, The Southern Maryland Chronicle; October 6, 2019 WASHINGTON – Of the eight bridges connecting…

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Keeping Track With Rail Realignment in Wilmington, North Carolina

By Laura Moore, Greater Wilmington Business Journal; October 4, 2019 When the city set out to find a person to…

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Norfolk Southern rail bridge collapses in Missouri flooding

By Nick Austin, Director of Weather Analytics and Senior Meteorologist, Freight Waves; October 3, 2019 A railroad bridge used by…

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Surface Transportation Board issues two proposed rulemakings

By Joanna Marsh, Freight Waves; October 2, 2019 The Surface Transportation Board (STB) has been busy lately. The Board issued…

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This Boise, Idaho company says the nations 4 largest railroads violated antitrust law

By John Sowell, Idaho Statesman; October 2, 2019 The Amalgamated Sugar Co., the Boise-based company thatmakes sugar for food producers…

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Alcoa, Nova and others allege price-fixing by big U.S. railroads

By Patricia Sabatini, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette; October 2, 2019 Pittsburgh-based Alcoa Corp., Nova Chemicals Inc. in Moon and several other companies…

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FreightCar America will close Roanoke, Virginia plant and open a new one in Mexico

By David C. Lester, Managing Editor, RT&S Magazine; October 1, 2019 The Roanoke Times is reporting that FreightCar American plans…

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Hyundai and Kia file huge lawsuit against 4 biggest US railroads

By Kyle Hyatt, Road/Show By CNET; October 1, 2019 Remember in There Will Be Blood when Daniel Plainview got all…

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