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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A former counsel of the chief rail U.S rail regulator wonders about its future mission

By John Kingston, Freight Waves; January 14, 2019 With precision railroading looming as the dominant operating strategy in the North…

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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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In Congress, it’s Hail Mary time

By Frank N. Wilner, Capitol Hill Contributing Editor, Railway Age Magazine; December 11, 2018 In the people’s company town of…

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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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