Class 1

The Kansas City Southern Railway Company (KCSR), a subsidiary of Kansas City Southern (KCS), is investing $25 million into construction and improvement projects to upgrade its Beaumont Subdivision this year.…
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) estimates U.S. freight railroads will spend an estimated $22 billion in 2017 on capital programs.
Elaine Chao has been confirmed by the U.S. Senate and sworn in to serve as the 18th Secretary of Transportation.
Keith Creel has assumed the role as president and chief executive officer of Canadian Pacific Railway (CP), becoming the 17th person to lead the company since 1881.
The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee will hold its first hearing of the 115th Congress next week and will explore how and what to build in order to meet the…
Parks Canada and Canadian Pacific Railway have completed their Canada-CP Grizzly Bear Research Initiative and will now institute measures aimed at reducing railway related risks to grizzly bears.
Union Pacific achieved its best annual employee-safety rate in 2016, improving on the record set in 2015 and making 2016 the safest year in the Class 1's 154-year history.
The Foothill Gold Line light-rail extension from Glendora to Montclair will begin construction in October 2017 and take two years longer to complete according to a new schedule.
Norfolk Southern on Jan. 24 named six people to new Vice President positions and duties, and announced the retirement of two long-time executives.
The Railway Engineering-Maintenance Suppliers Association (REMSA) shared Jan. 24 its three advocacy priorities for 2017.
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