Mischa Wanek-Libman, editor

Mischa Wanek-Libman, editor

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BNSF revealed more details about its planned 2016 capital expenditure program in New Mexico. The railroad said the $100-million plan is focused on projects that help ensure BNSF continues to operate a safe and reliable network and reflects the success BNSF has had in adding capacity in prior years to support customer demand.

Tuesday, 16 February 2016 13:02

KCS improves capacity of cross border bridge

Kansas City Southern identified the International Rail Bridge at Laredo/Nuevo Laredo as an opportunity to improve operational efficiency and a candidate for the Business Process Improvement (BPI) Program in 2015.

Thursday, 11 February 2016 11:36

G&W 2016 capex down nearly 30 percent

Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (G&W) will target a $225 million capital program in 2016, which is down approximately 28 percent when compared to its 2015 spend of $315 million.

Norfolk Southern has a planned capital improvement budget of $2.1 billion in 2016, which is $300 million less than its record $2.4 billion capital plan in 2015.

Wednesday, 27 January 2016 11:30

BNSF plans $4.3 billion 2016 capital plan

BNSF Railway released plans for a $4.3 billion 2016 capital expenditure program focuses on helping to ensure the company continues to operate a safe and reliable network this year and beyond.

Kansas City Southern estimates its 2016 capital program will be between $580-590 million, which represents an approximate 10 percent decline from its $649 million program in 2015.

Union Pacific is planning for a $3.75 billion capital program in 2016, pending approval from its board the railroad said in an earning release.

Friday, 15 January 2016 17:21

Preparing for winter's return

MBTA has improved its infrastructure, equipment and operations to ensure service remains reliable, no matter what winter brings.

Friday, 15 January 2016 17:06

Ideal rail health

Finding a metallurgical flaw is a single aspect in today’s advanced rail inspection practices.

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) released its 2016 Most Wanted List of transportation safety improvements on January 13 at the 95th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board.

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