Class 1

There is one thing I’ve learned most about railroads whether I’ve worked on the supply side or the publishing side of this industry: safety is a priority. These words rang…
Canadian National said that members of the United Steelworkers have ratified a new collective agreement covering approximately 2,800 maintenance-of-way employees in Canada.
The Federal Railroad Administration proposed a requirement that railroads must train and qualify employees in safety-related positions on federal railroad safety laws, regulations and orders.
Scott Weaver has been named vice president labor relations for Norfolk Southern Corporation, effective March 1. He will report to John Rathbone, executive vice president administration.
Missouri transportation officials approved a project that will remove the last single-track bottleneck on the Union Pacific line between Jefferson City and St. Louis, Mo.  The Missouri Highways and Transportation…
Canadian National opened its newest intermodal terminal at Chippewa Falls, Wis. The terminal, located 100 miles east of Minneapolis/St. Paul, offers Wisconsin and Minnesota customers new supply chain options to…
RailComm has expanded its existing yard system at BNSF's mechanical facility in Memphis, Tenn. RailComm's Domain Operations Controller (DOC®) System is used to remotely control derails.
Amtrak is requesting $450 million in federal operating support for fiscal year 2013, a lower amount than the $466 million appropriated by Congress for FY 2012. The ability to seek…
Canadian Pacific, by leveraging its north mainline infrastructure, is now shipping crude oil by rail from a new transload facility near Lloydminster, Saskatchewan, Canada. This new facility is a key…
Axion International has received a purchase order for its first installation of ties from another Class 1 railroad. This represents the second of the nation's Class 1 rail lines that…
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