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.

Rail Group On Air: Shift5 with Josh Lospinoso, Michael Weigand, and Gil Lamphere

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.

Rail Group On Air: Deuta America and safety human interfaces for train control

PTC has made much progress at reducing railroad operational risks, but optimizing safety and efficiency never stops.

Rail Group On Air: Europe’s Rail with Shift2Rail Executive Director Carlo Borghini

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.

Rail Group On Air: Commuter Rail Coalition—Four women in rail, four different paths

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.

Rail Group On Air: Nevada State Rail Plan, with Strategic Rail Finance

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).

Rail Group On Air: Direct Chassis Link, Inc.’s Ryan Houtek and Mike O’Malley

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.

Rail Group On Air: Commuter Rail Coalition San Diego Pathing Study with NCTD and BNSF

In this Rail Group On Air podcast, part of our series with the Commuter Rail Coalition, North County Transit District Executive Director and CEO Matt Tucker, BNSF Assistant Vice President Passenger Operations DJ Mitchell and CRC Executive Director KellyAnne Gallagher discuss the San Diego Pathing Study with Railway Age Editor-in-Chief William C. Vantuono.

Rail Group On Air: Riyadh Metro—Building the world’s largest single-phase Metro

The first lines of Riyadh’s six-line, 176-km metro network are due to commence operation in the final quarter of 2021.

Rail Group On Air: Maintenance-of-Way State of the Industry Report

RT&S Editor-in-Chief takes a look back at 2020 and provides a forecast for 2021 based on responses from the RT&S State of the Industry survey. He also talks with HNTB’s Ronnie Hakim

Rail Group On Air: NJ Transit’s Kevin Corbett on completing PTC

New Jersey Transit met the December 31, 2020 federally mandated deadline for implementing Positive Train Control. NJT President and CEO Kevin Corbett discusses the project’s complexity, and the “come from behind” coordination and

Rail Group On Air: 2021 Railroader of the Year Keith Creel, Canadian Pacific

Railway Age’s 58th Railroader of the Year, Canadian Pacific President and CEO Keith Creel, talks with Editor-in-Chief William C. Vantuono about his career, and his mission at CP, in this audio version of

Rail Group On Air: Freight rail and equipment market outlook

Railroad Financial Corp. President and Railway Age Financial Editor David Nahass; Cowen and Company Managing Director and Railway Age Wall Street Contributing Editor Jason Seidl; and Cowen and Company Transportation Equipment Analyst Matt Elkott join Editor-in-Chief

Rail Group On Air: Commuter Rail Coalition on access, capacity and public convenience and necessity

Jim Derwinski, Commuter Rail Coalition Chair and CEO/Executive Director, Metra; John Cline, CRC Government Affairs Director and Principal, Cline Strategic Consulting; Chuck Spitulnik, CRC Counsel and Partner, Kaplan Kirsch Rockwell; and KellyAnne Gallagher, CRC Executive Director,