Precision Scheduled Railroading: For employees, pain, no gain

By William C. Keppen, Jr., Railway Age Magazine; June 10, 2019 Six out of the seven Class I freight railroads in…

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Operating ratio is CSX Corp. scorecard, CEO James Foote says

By Mark Basch, Contributing Writer, Jacksonville Daily Record; June 6, 2019 As far as James Foote is concerned, one number…

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Union Pacific operational overhaul gains traction, shares rise

By Lisa Baertlein and Rachit Vats, Reuters; April 18, 2019 (Reuters) – U.S. railroad operator Union Pacific Corp on Thursday…

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Frank Wilner Opinion: Beware the operating ratio trap

By Frank N. Wilner, Capitol Hill Contributing Editor, Railway Age Magazine; February 11, 2019 Watching Washington, February 2019: Sizzle sells…

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Precision Crew Scheduling: What would Hunter say?

By William C. Keppen, Jr., Railway Age Magazine; February 8, 2019 I knew Hunter Harrison when he was a Burlington Northern…

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Union Pacific’s customer conversations ‘haven’t been easy’ amid PSR transition

By Emma Cosgrove, Supply Chain Drive; January 28, 2019 Dive Brief: Union Pacific (UP) is ahead of schedule on its…

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Opinion: The railroads still belong to Hunter Harrison — even now that he’s gone

By Howard Green, Financial Post; January 24, 2019 Anyone who can furnish a resume showing they worked under four-time railroad…

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The Daily CSX: CSX shareholders suing board of directors over Hunter Harrison’s hiring

By Andrew Pantazi, The Florida Times-Union; December 14, 2018 A Jacksonville judge may soon decide if CSX shareholders have the…

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CSX CEO waxes philosophical about Precision Scheduled Railroading, and says the customer is at the core

By John Kingston, Executive Editor; November 28, 2018 It’s been almost a year since CSX (NYSE: CSX) CEO and industry…

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Why Some Kids Might Get Their Presents Late This Christmas

By Matthew Buck, Washington Monthly; November 23, 2018 This holiday season, Americans are expected to spend a record $720 billion…

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Canadian Pacific, Precision Scheduled Railroading and the post-Hunter Harrison era — analysis by Tony Hatch

By Tony Hatch, Progressive Railroading Magazine; November 2018 On Oct. 4, Canadian Pacific held its first Investor Day in the…

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Introduction to precision railroading, part 3: where do we go from here?

By Brian Bowers, Contributor, Freight Waves; November 5, 2018 Last week we began exploration of the definition of precision railroading…

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Introduction to precision railroading, Part 2: Parsing the developments in recent earnings

By Brian Bowers, Contributor, Freight Waves; October 29, 2018 It has been an interesting week. I have been encouraged by…

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Introduction to precision railroading, part 1: the industry’s savior or villain. Take your choice.

By Brian Bowers, Contributor, Freight Waves; October 22, 2018 Few topics in the rail industry elicit the emotional reaction of…

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Cowen on Canadian Pacific: ‘No skepticism in a post-Hunter world’

By William C. Vantuono, Editor-in-Chief, Railway Age Magazine; October 9, 2018 “We have no skepticism in Canadian Pacific’s post-Hunter world,…

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Report: Scheduled railroading could improve North American freight-rail service

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; October 1, 2018 North American railroads’ growing interest in precision scheduled railroading has the potential to…

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After the problems of CSX, the Surface Transportation Board wants regular updates from Union Pacific as it phases in scheduled railroading

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; September 21, 2018 The Surface Transportation Board (STB) has asked Union Pacific Railroad senior management to…

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Union Pacific to borrow from competition in its rail reforms

By JOSH FUNK, AP Business Writer, San Francisco Chronicle; September 17, 2018 OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Union Pacific plans to…

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The Daily CSX: New book chronicles life and career of controversial CSX CEO Hunter Harrison

By Will Robinson, Reporter, Jacksonville Business Journal; September 18, 2018 E. Hunter Harrison spent a lifetime in railroading. From his…

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Book excerpt: How Bill Ackman convinced Hunter Harrison to ride the rails again

By Howard Green, Special to Financial Post, Ottawa Citizen; September 14, 2018 Book excerpt: The late Hunter Harrison was ‘kind…

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Maryland lawmakers press CSX for more details on Baltimore’s Howard Street Tunnel

By Holden Wilen, Reporter, Baltimore Business Journal; September 4, 2018 Members of Maryland’s Congressional delegation are disappointed in the lack…

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The Daily CSX Book Review: EHH, a lean, mean street fighter

By Frank N. Wilner, Capitol Hill Contributing Editor, Railway Age Magazine; August 9, 2018 If ever there were a human equivalent to…

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After a strong quarter, Norfolk Southern management asked: why aren’t you more like CSX?

By John Kingston, Executive Editor, Freight Waves; July 25, 2018 The strong earnings report issued last week by CSX is…

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The Daily CSX: Conductor in fatal South Carolina train crash said safety declined under CSX turnaround plan

  By Thad Moore, The Post and Courier; July 22, 2018 A day after he made a mistake that caused…

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The Daily CSX: CSX CEO talks record-breaking quarter, addresses skeptics

By Will Robinson, Reporter, Jacksonville Business Journal; July 19, 2018 CSX Corp. (Nasdaq: CSX) posted some of its strongest metrics…

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