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CP's E. Hunter Harrison named Morningstar 2013 CEO of the Year
Morningstar, Inc., named E. Hunter Harrison of Canadian Pacific its 2013 CEO of the Year. Morningstar annually recognizes a chief executive who exhibits exemplary corporate stewardship, demonstrates independent thinking, creates…
When winter comes calling
CN learns from past experience and develops a thorough plan to tackle snow and ice before they become a problem.
Rep. Adam Smith introduces freight infrastructure bill
U.S. Rep. Adam Smith (D-WA-9) has reintroduced the Freight Infrastructure Reinvestment Act of 2014 (FIRA), a bill he says will support improvements to infrastructure and transportation in the national freight…
CSX and customers developed 121 new or expanded facilities in 2013
In 2013, CSX and its customers worked together to develop 121 new or expanded facilities on the CSX rail network or its connecting shortline partners. These facilities represent $3 billion…
NS, Virginia agree to improve infrastructure for the return of Roanoke passenger service
The Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation (DRPT) and Norfolk Southern have entered into an agreement to improve rail related infrastructure between Lynchburg and Roanoke. The improvements will allow…
NS facilitates $2.3 billion in industrial investment in 2013
Norfolk Southern says that it participated in the location of 67 new industries and the expansion of 25 existing industries along its rail lines in 2013.
UP appoints two executives to new positions
Union Pacific has placed D. Lynn Kelley and Joseph O'Connor in new positions within the organization.
CP to sell west end of DM&E to Genesee & Wyoming
Canadian Pacific (CP) and Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (GWI) have executed an agreement pursuant to which CP will sell the west end of its Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern (DM&E) line…
FRA adjusts accident/incident reporting threshold
The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) published a Final Rule on Dec. 24, 2013, that increases the rail equipment accident/incident reporting threshold for 2014 from $9,900 to $10,500.
KCS State of the Railroad: Starling outlines m/w accomplishments and future projects
Kansas City Southern's President and CEO David Starling issued his annual State of the Railroad letter sharing KCS' "successes and tremendous potential."
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