NRC Chairman’s Message

What a difference a year makes! That’s a cliché, for sure, but it’s also an accurate assessment of the state of the railway industry. Much has changed since we gathered last January for the NRC 2023 Conference.

Commentary – UP Narrowly Avoided Disaster

When we set the stage for Tropical Storm Hilary, it was a good exercise in knowing what to look for and what to worry about. Specifically, we expected some track washouts but didn’t worry about it, because they’re relatively quickly repaired within a few days, and it’s primarily bridge outages on key arteries that represent a threat to broader network health.