Rail Group On Air: Norfolk Southern TOP | SPG operating plan with Cindy Sanborn and Paul Duncan

Norfolk Southern’s TOP|SPG operating plan—which stands for Thoroughbred Operating Plan | Service Productivity Growth—has evolved from NS’s previous plans, TOP 21 among them.

Rail Group On Air: 2022 RT&S Top Projects, Part 1

RT&S takes a closer look at the Mid-Coast Corridor Projects in San Diego, Calif. The endeavor was on this year’s RT&S Top Projects list.

Plasser & Theurer at IAF International Exhibition Preview with IRJ: Rail Group On Air

Ahead of next week’s IAF International Exhibition on Track Technology in Münster, Germany, Plasser & Theurer speaks with IRJ Editor-in-Chief Kevin Smith in our latest Rail Group on Air podcast.

Rail Group On Air: Grand Slam tunnel project still taking its swings

Railway Track & Structures Editor-in-Chief Bill Wilson talks with AmeriStarRail’s Scott Spencer about the potential of the Grand Slam rail tunnel project.

Rail Group on Air: 2022 legislative look-ahead with the Commuter Rail Coalition

Commuter Rail Coalition Director of Government Relations John Cline of Cline Strategic Consulting, industry lobbyists Julie Minerva of Carpi & Clay and Bennett Resnik of Cardinal Infrastructure, and CRC Executive Director KellyAnne Gallagher join Railway Age Editor-in-Chief William C. Vantuono for a conversation on what 2022 may hold in store for commuter rail priorities.

Rail Group On Air sponsored by Trinity Rail: UP’s top exec talks about the state of Class 1 company

Railway Track & Structures Editor-in-Chief Bill Wilson talks with Union Pacific President and CEO Lance Fritz about current capital projects, the labor shortage, and more.

Rail Group On Air: Siemens North America President/CEO Marc Buncher

Siemens Mobility North America President and CEO Marc Buncher talks with Railway Age Editor-in-Chief William C. Vantuono about the 2022 North American rail market.

Rail cybersecurity with Shift5’s Josh Lospinoso

In December 2021, the U.S. Transportation Security Administration deployed a Security Directive that shined a spotlight on rail cybersecurity following a series of global cyberattacks that occurred at the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Class I CSX and short-line operator OmniTRAX, as well as several rail companies around the globe.

Rail Group On Air presents On the Line: The top rail news stories in October

The lead editors of Railway Age, Railway Track & Structures and International Railway Journal cover the top stories in their sectors.

Rail Group On Air: Gil Lamphere and Henry Chidgey talk PSR, growing top and bottom lines

Everything you need to know about Precision Scheduled Railroading—how it got started, who started it and why, its promises and principles, and what it has become, for better or for worse—is here in this discussion featuring two of PSR’s “founding fathers,” Gil Lamphere and Henry Chidgey, who have more than 75 years of combined railroading experience.

Rail Group On Air: Engineering a sustainable future for the railway industry through clean technology

In this edition of Rail Group On Air, sponsored by ZTR, Business Development Manager – Rail Division Brodie McLellan and Railway IoT Program Manager Neil Shipley focus on the environmental and safety aspects of ZTR’s various technology offerings with Railway Age Editor-in-Chief William C. Vantuono.

Rail Group On Air: CG Railway President Hoffman Lijeron

Two new rail ferries, the Maya and the Cherokee, will enter Gulf of Mexico service this year for CG Railway LLC (CGR), a joint venture of Genesee & Wyoming Inc. and SEACOR Holdings Inc.

Rail Group On Air: Commuter Rail Coalition—The liability insurance crisis

Commuter Rail Coalition Vice Chair Mike Noland (South Shore Line) and Director of Government Affairs John Cline (Cline Strategic Consulting) discuss how the decidedly unsexy issue of excess liability insurance has become an existential threat to commuter railroads with Railway Age Editor-in-Chief William C. Vantuono. They also share the innovative solution in need of bi-partisan support as it’s being shopped on Capitol Hill.

Rail Group On Air: CFR 49 Part 243 virtual training with the Railroad Administration and Heartwood

Locomotive engineers have been qualified and trained with simulation technology for years. Through technology, the opportunity to leverage simulation beyond locomotive engineers is quickly emerging.

Rail Group On Air: 2021 RT&S Top Projects, Part 1

RT&S Editor-in-Chief Bill Wilson talks with those behind one of the projects on the 2021 RT&S Top Projects list.

Rail Group On Air: Merger talk with MidRail LLC Chairman Gil Lamphere

MidRail LLC Chairman Gil Lamphere offers his views on the competition between Canadian Pacific and CN to acquire Kansas City Southern, discussing the details of voting trusts and the role of the Surface Transportation Board, and other railroad merger-related issues, with Railway Age Editor-in-Chief William C. Vantuono.

Rail Group On Air: Canadian Pacific’s Keith Creel, Mark Redd and John Brooks discuss merging with KCS

Canadian Pacific President and CEO Keith Creel, Executive Vice President Operations Mark Redd and Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer​​ ​John Brooks discuss CP’s proposed merger with Kansas City Southern with Railway Age Editor-in-Chief William C. Vantuono. Podcast Sponsored by TrinityRail.

Rail Group On Air: CN’s bid for KCS, with JJ Ruest and Rob Reilly

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.”

Rail Group On Air: Blume Global and DCLI, with Bill Shea and Pervinder Johar

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.