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CN targets $2.2B in 2015 capex
plans to invest CA$2.7 billion (US$2.2 billion) in rail infrastructure maintenance and improvements, as well as in new capacity, equipment and technology in 2015 to raise network safety and efficiency, improve service and support future growth
UP plans $66 million in work on its Missouri infrastructure
Union Pacific plans to invest $66 million in 2015 to improve Missouri's transportation infrastructure and will enhance employee, community and customer safety and increase rail operating efficiency. UP's investment covers a range of initiatives including nearly...
CN targets $2.2B in 2015 capex
Canadian National plans to invest CA$2.7 billion (US$2.2 billion) in rail infrastructure maintenance and improvements, as well as in new capacity, equipment and technology in 2015 to raise network safety and efficiency, improve service and...
UP plans $49M in work for Colorado, Illinois properties
Union Pacific plans to invest $49 million to improve transportation infrastructure in Colorado and Illinois. UP will invest $41 million in Colorado, which the railroad says will enhance employee, community and customer safety and increase rail...
Work begins on Iowa City grade separation project
Peterson Contractors of Reinbeck has begun work on the First Avenue Grade Separation Project in Iowa City. The project involves lowering First Avenue, raising the Iowa Interstate (IAIS) railroad tracks and constructing a railroad bridge over...
UP plans $109 million in Iowa trackwork
Union Pacific plans to invest more than $109 million in 2015 to improve Iowa's transportation infrastructure. The company's multi-million dollar private investment will enhance employee, community and customer safety and increase rail operating efficiency. Union Pacific's...
KCS performing maintenance on Mexico lines
KCS will perform maintenance-of way-work on Kansas City Southern de Mexico this summer, which will help to grow capacity, as well as maintain and enhance safety on KCS' cross-border network. "Through its Mexico and U.S. subsidiaries,...
Pennsylvania hires Zarembski to evaluate, advise on freight system risk mitigation
The state of Pennsylvania has hired Dr. Allan M. Zarembski to a three-month contract to assess the state freight system, which hosts 60-70 crude oil trains a week. Zarembski, who is an internationally recognized expert in...
Canadian Pacific names Erceg CFO
Canadian Pacific appointed Mark Erceg to executive vice president and chief financial officer, effective May 18, 2015. Erceg joins CP from Masonite International Corp. where he had been executive vice president and chief financial officer since...
Delta Regional Authority awards funds to construct Arkansas rail spur
The Delta Regional Authority (DRA) has made a $100,000 investment for construction of a rail spur in Marmaduke, Ark. The spur will be constructed along a Union Pacific line, which will increase access to the town's...
Union Pacific invests $119 million in its Illinois rail infrastructure
Union Pacific plans to invest $119 million in 2015 to improve Illinois' transportation infrastructure. The investment will enhance employee, community and customer safety and increase rail operating efficiency. Union Pacific's planned investment covers a range of...
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