FreightWaves reports that groups of Canadian grain shippers are trying to figure out how the government can ensure grain shipments can continue in the event of a strike like the one against
Seattle lawmakers want to make cap on car tab fees a state law. Environmental group calls BNSF derailment a major disaster. Congress now reviewing Act on crude oil by rail. State Attorney
The Transportation Research Board (TRB) conference is being held in Washington, D.C. this week, and one of the panels, “The Future of North American Freight Rail Transportation,” focused on the role of
FreightWaves is reporting that Rep. John Garamendi (D-Calif.) introduced the Crude by Rail Volatility Standard Act (H.R. 5553) yesterday. He was joined by four co-sponsors, all Democrats – Reps. Bill Foster of
RT&S has been reporting on alleged price fixing by four Class I railroads – BNSF, Union Pacific, Norfolk Southern and CSX. Our most recent story can be found here and our first story
During the excitement and anticipation associated with Norfolk Southern’s Heartland Corridor project, a new intermodal facility was opened in Wayne County, West Virginia, just to the west of Charleston. The Charleston Gazette-Mail
Freightwaves is reporting that Mexican officials disagree on whether train robberies rose or fell during Q3 2019. According to Mexico’s Transport Regulatory Agency (ARTF), train robberies grew 13 percent in the third
Back in December, RT&S reported that Toyota Motor Sales USA, Inc., along with other shippers, accused the major U.S. railroads of price fixing, with a focus on fuel surcharges. To read that story,
Canadian Pacific has closed the transaction related to the acquisition of the Central Maine & Quebec Railway (“CMQ”). The acquisition of CMQ in the U.S. remains subject to Surface Transportation Board approval.
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) today announced it has established a new, dedicated webpage for the public and law enforcement to report blocked highway-rail grade crossings.