Canadian National announced today that it is planning to lay off workers. FreightWaves is reporting that a source told The Globe and Mail that the railroad could lay off up to 1,600 employees,
Author: David C. Lester
S&P Global Platts is reporting that both domestic and international coal shipments continue to decline on Norfolk Southern, yet NS is moving forward with optimism for greater efficiencies flowing from its revised
Radio Iowa is reporting that a BNSF coal train derailed between 20 and 30 cars as it traveled through the southwest Iowa town of Red Oak. The derailment occurred at 4 a.m.
Last week, RT&S reported that the agreement with Amtrak that every passenger enters when they purchase a ticket now contains an arbitration clause that says, essentially, the passenger cannot sue the railroad for
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) today reported U.S. rail traffic for the week ending November 9, 2019. Total carloads for the week ending November 9 were 248,905 carloads, down 5.1 percent
MarketWatch reports that Norfolk Southern and CSX stocks dropped shortly after trading began Tuesday morning, which caused the Dow Jones Transportation Average to drop 12 points, or 0.1%. In contrast, the Dow Jones
Canadian Pacific (CP) unveiled five specially painted locomotives on Remembrance Day in Canada and Veterans Day in the U.S. honouring the culture and history of the armed forces. The five Electro-Motive Diesel
CBS Chicago 2 reports that an industrial accident on Saturday night killed an Amtrak mechanical worker at the company’s yard on 1600 S. Lumber St.
Those who are generally disgruntled with Amtrak have another reason for wishing the rail passenger carrier would change for the better or simply go away. The agreement with Amtrak that every passenger
Norfolk Southern experienced a mainline crash and derailment on Friday afternoon, Nov. 8 in Luxor, Pa., approximately 40 miles east of Pittsburgh.