Surface Transportation Board to hold hearing on Class Is’ demurrage, accessorial charges

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; April 12, 2019 The Surface Transportation Board (STB) has announced the details for its May 22…

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South Carolina Senator Fritz Hollings’ role in rail merger policy

By Frank N. Wilner, Capitol Hill Contributing Editor, Railway Age Magazine; April 8, 2019 Somewhat buried in history is that…

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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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Flashback: the ICC & the railroads

By Scott Mall, Freight Waves; February 1, 2019 The Interstate Commerce Act was passed in response to rising public concern…

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Frank Wilner Railway Age Capitol Hill information update: Short line tax credit; STB’s new members

By Frank N. Wilner, Capitol Hill Contributing Editor, Railway Age Magazine; January 26, 2019 Restoration of the 50% investment tax…

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Frank Wilner Opinion: Surface Transportation Board waiting too long for Godot

By Frank N. Wilner, Capitol Hill Contributing Editor, Railway Age Magazine; January 17, 2019 Watching Washington, January 2019: Prominently on…

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White House renames rail nominees for Senate confirmation

By Frank N. Wilner, Capitol Hill Contributing Editor, Railway Age Magazine; January 17, 2019 Five nominations for rail transportation federal…

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THURSDAY UPDATE: Washington’s Merry-Go-Round on ‘Stop’

Editor’s Note: The original version of this story, published yesterday, January 2nd, indicated there were many unfilled presidential appointments because…

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The Daily CSX: CSX selling 373 miles of track in Florida, Georgia

Editor’s Note: The former Seaboard Air Line/Louisville & Nashville track across Florida’s panhandle which is being sold is the route…

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The Daily CSX: CSX looking to sell more than 1,100 miles of track

By Will Robinson, Reporter, Jacksonville Business Journal; October 30, 2018 CSX Corp. is making good on its pledge to trim…

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The Daily CSX: CSX, accused of “unreasonably high” rates, files federal appeal

By Will Robinson, Reporter, Jacksonville Business Journal; September 28, 2018 CSX Corp. (Nasdaq: CSX) has called upon the U.S. Court…

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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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After Iowa Pacific in New York State: State says it isn’t seeking shutdown of rail line

By Don Lehman, The Post-Star, Adirondack Daily Enterprise; September 2, 2018 The state Department of Environmental Conservation clarified its position…

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Amtrak station grab no slam dunk

By Frank N. Wilner, Capitol Hill Contributing Editor, Railway Age Magazine; August 24, 2018 Amtrak is on notice by the…

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It’s our shark week

By LAUREN GARDNER, With help from Bernie Becker, Tanya Snyder and Brianna Gurciullo, Politico Morning Transportation; July 23, 2018 WHAT…

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The Daily CSX: When will services be back on track?

By Greg Thompson, Automotive Logistics; July 9, 2018 The state of the rail freight service in the US has been…

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Chicago attorney latest STB nominee

By Frank N. Wilner, Capitol Hill Contributing Editor, Railway Age Magazine; July 6, 2018 Martin J. (Marty) Oberman, 73, an…

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Opinion: Amtrak as bully

By Frank N. Wilner, Contributing Editor, Railway Age Magazine; June 23, 2018 Amidst extravagant accusations of inhospitable dispatching by host…

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Canadian National Railway eyes smaller deals, but doubts big mergers are near

By Eric Atkins, The Globe And Mail; May 15, 2018 Canadian National Railway Co. is eyeing smaller takeover targets to…

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New York State after Iowa Pacific: Warren County struggles with what to do with its railroad tracks

By DON LEHMAN, The Post Star, Watertown Daily Times; May 3, 2018 QUEENSBURY — Warren County has hired a new…

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Is Trouble Brewing at Chicago’s Union Station?

A press release from Holland & Knight; April 27, 2018: A recent filing at the U.S. Surface Transportation Board (STB)…

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The Daily CSX: Federal regulators put CSX branch line rail sale on hold

By Will Robinson, Reporter, Jacksonville Business Journal; April 16, 2018 The Surface Transportation Board, a federal regulatory agency, has stalled…

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Union Pacific’s Fritz to Surface Transportation Board: ‘Stabilize service, reverse downward trend’

By William C. Vantuono, Editor-in-Chief, Railway Age Magazine; April 4, 2018 Union Pacific has responded to the Surface Transportation Board’s…

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Norfolk Southern responds to STB on service issues

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; April 4, 2018 Norfolk Southern Railway‘s service “is not where we or our customers need it…

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The Daily CSX – Foote to STB: CSX’s “virtuous cycle”

By William C. Vantuono, Editor in Chief, Railway Age Magazine; March 29, 2018 CSX has responded to the Surface Transportation…

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