Canadian Pacific places five locomotives with military paint schemes in service

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

Norfolk Southern has restored both mainlines impacted by Friday derailment

Norfolk Southern experienced a mainline crash and derailment on Friday afternoon, Nov. 8 in Luxor, Pa., approximately 40 miles east of Pittsburgh.

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Grain and feed association wants STB to take a firmer stance on Class 1 demurrage practices

The National Grain and Feed Association (NGFA) would like to see the Surface Transportation Board (STB) make more of a statement regarding Class 1 demurrage and accessorial practices.

Watch: Video of crews replacing 123-year-old Wisconsin rail bridge in one day

Rigging & Crane and Kraemer North America replaced a 123-year-old, 95-ton bridge over the Yahara River just outside of Madison, Wis. To see the video, click here. For the latest news, go

Bells & Whistles—Episode 16

What were the top news stories RT&S was following this week? Check out our latest Bells & Whistles.

Canadian Pacific meets with short line railroads and transload operators to determine ways to drive growth

[For two days in late October], Canadian Pacific brought together short line railroads and transload operators to nurture collaboration and develop efficient service offerings to customers, with the goal of fostering sustainable,

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AFL-CIO Transportation Trades Department – PSR is gutting American freight rail system

The Transportation Trades Department of the AFL-CIO released a statement about its view of precision scheduled railroading and the impact it’s having on freight railroads in America. Below are some excerpts from

Canadian National’s grain crop year 2019-2020 starting strong

Record Month and Strong Results Despite Challenging Weather Canadian National announced that its Western Canadian grain movements broke another record in the month of October, with shipments of 2.8 million metric tonnes

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Genesee & Wyoming North America reports drop in third-quarter net profit

FreightWaves is reporting that Genesee & Wyoming North America reported a small drop in Q3 2019 operating revenue compared to the same quarter last year. Genesee & Wyoming North America operating income,

Weekly Association of American Railroads rail traffic report

The Association of American Railroads (AAR) today reported U.S. rail traffic for the week ending November 2, 2019, as well as volumes for October 2019. U.S. railroads originated 1,224,477 carloads in October

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