One month after Canadian Pacific and Kansas City Southern announced their intent to merge into CPKC (Canadian Pacific Kansas City), CN made a counter-offer it said is a “superior proposal” that “will result in a safer, faster, cleaner and stronger railway.”
For the first time, Railway Age and Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corp. sister publication Marine Log join forces to discuss the global rail and marine intermodal logistics scene with Bill Shea, CEO of DCLI (Direct Chassis Link Inc.) and Chairman of supply chain technology company Blume Global, and Pervinder Johar, Blume Global CEO.
Rail Group On Air: The European Year of Rail with Philippe Citroën, Director General, UNIFE (European Rail Industry Association)
The European Commission has designated 2021 as the European Year of Rail and is planning a series of events and initiatives throughout the year to promote rail as a sustainable transport mode.
Shift5’s mission is to make the world’s fleets smarter and safer. Shift5 is a product company that deploys hardware and software onto civilian and military platforms—from rail and aircraft to maritime, space, and weapons systems.
PTC has made much progress at reducing railroad operational risks, but optimizing safety and efficiency never stops.
IRJ Editor-in-Chief Kevin Smith is joined by Carlo Borghini, Executive Director of Shift2Rail, to discuss the successor to the Shift2Rail European railway research program, Europe’s Rail.
In this podcast, part of our series sponsored by the Commuter Rail Coalition, Railway Age Executive Editor Marybeth Luczak talks with four women in the rail industry who have taken four different career paths: MTA Metro-North Railroad Director-Operating Rules Lyn Hannah, Metro-North President Cathy Rinaldi, RailUSA President and CFO Barbara Ward Wilson, and Commuter Rail Coalition Executive Director KellyAnne Gallagher.
Rail Group On Air: Canadian Pacific/Kansas City Southern merger with Keith Creel and Pat Ottensmeyer
Early on March 21, the big announcement came: Canadian Pacific Railway will acquire Kansas City Southern in a cash and stock transaction worth $29 billion in U.S. dollars.
Currently, rail carries 23% of all Nevada freight tonnage. Targeted rail improvements could optimize existing freight networks to improve travel time reliability, reduce vehicle emissions and support Nevada’s economic development., according to the Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT).
Direct Chassis Link, Inc. (DCLI) is the largest provider of marine and domestic container chassis to the U.S. intermodal industry. Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., the company owns, leases and manages more than 154,000 marine chassis and 89,000 domestic chassis serving customers involved in the global movement of containerized goods.