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Union Pacific crossing accidents down three percent in 2015
Union Pacific reports that in 2015 it reduced railroad-crossing accidents by three percent with a 2.28, which is the total number of Federal Railroad Administration reportable grade crossing accidents per…
Rep. Goodlatte tours Progress Rail’s Roanoke facility
On February 5, U.S. Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-VA-06) joined National Railroad Construction & Maintenance Association member company Progress Rail Services for a tour of its locomotive and rail car services…
UP Board approves $3.75 billion 2016 capital plan
The Union Pacific Board of Directors approved the company's 2016 capital plan of approximately $3.75 billion, down about $550 million versus 2015. The plan includes $375 million to further implement…
Elected officials tout grade separation proposal in Moorhead, MN
Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith and local elected officials visited the site of a proposed $42-million grade-separation project in Moorhead.
UP grade separation in Arizona approved
The Arizona Corporation Commission approved an upgrade to a busy Tucson Union Pacific railroad crossing that will improve safety and traffic flow.
Norfolk Southern 2016 capex reflects strategic focus toward streamlined railroad
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.
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…
NS lays out plan to reduce costs, drive profitability and accelerate growth
Norfolk Southern has made a strategic plan designed to streamline operations and drive profitability and growth. The railroad's projected expense reduction and disciplined cost control initiatives are in the categories…
AAR releases inaugural State of the Industry Report
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) released its first "State of the Industry Report" focusing on the key challenges, accomplishments and innovations within the freight railroad industry. This initial, five-chapter…
CP appoints Matthew Paull to board; Paul Hilal resigns
Canadian Pacific has appointed Matthew Paull to the CP Board of Directors effective immediately, replacing Paul Hilal, who has resigned from the board.
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