Railroad spur will be built for Komatsu in Milwaukee

Komatsu Mining Corp.’s new facility in the city of Milwaukee will have a new railroad spur.

The first salvo in the ‘blame game’ around Lytton, B.C. wildfire is out of the gate

The “blame game” around the recent wildfire at Lytton, B.C. has started.

Canadian National continues to be plagued by wildfires

The wildfire challenges in British Columbia continue to be major headaches for CN and CP, and are having an economic impact due to the resulting backlog of traffic at the Port of Vancouver.

What started the fire near Lytton, British Columbia?

The cause of the wildfire in Lytton, British Columbia is now under investigation.


Canadian government tells CP and CN to shut down operations near Lytton for 48 hours

CP and CN operations must shut down near Lytton for 48 hours.


Canadian community devastated by wildfire – CN and CP offer support

A Canadian community, Canadian Pacific and Canadian National are dealing with a mess.

Canadian Pacific suffers derailment on Friday, resulting in liquid asphalt leak

A Canadian Pacific train derailed last Friday.

Canada and Canadian Pacific announce agreement on Lac‑Mégantic rail bypass

The Lac-Mégantic rail bypass project is moving forward as Transport Canada and Canadian Pacific agree on plans.

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.

Digital version of May issue is now online—rail bridge construction and maintenance

In the May issue of RT&S you can find stories on Brightline’s massive bridge project in Orlando, emergency bridge repairs on the Turkey River, and bridge maintenance on a CSX bridge.

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.

Minnesota train derailment cleanup and noise continue

On Monday, RT&S reported on a Canadian Pacific derailment northwest of downtown Minneapolis, Minn., near the suburb of Plymouth. The city of Plymouth provided an update on its website and social media yesterday about the status of the cleanup.

CP suffers mainline derailment yesterday; operations restored this morning

A CP freight train derailed yesterday in Plymouth, Minn., northwest of Minneapolis.

Canadian Pacific ‘demonstrates resiliency’ during Q4 and full-year 2020

Canadian Pacific Railway Limited yesterday announced its fourth-quarter results, including revenues of $2.01 billion, a record-low operating ratio (“OR”) of 53.9 percent, diluted earnings per share (“EPS”) of $5.95 and record adjusted

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

Railroads recognize Veterans Day in the U.S. and Remembrance Day in Canada – Updated 11.18.20

Update on 11/18/2020 RT&S ran this story one week ago today, which was Veterans Day in the U.S. and Remembrance Day in Canada. Since then, we’ve learned that the American Short Line

October 2020 best month ever for Canadian Pacific grain movement

​Last week, RT&S reported that Canadian National was on its way to setting an all-time monthly record of grain movement – over 3 million metric tons – for October 2020. This week,

Canadian Pacific reports sub-60 operating ratio and revenues of $1.86B

Canadian Pacific Railway Limited today announced third-quarter revenues of $1.86 billion, diluted earnings per share (“EPS”) of $4.41, adjusted diluted EPS of $4.12 and an operating ratio of 58.2 percent. “This quarter

Canadian railroad grain movements blowing the doors off

Canada’s Class 1 railroads, Canadian National and Canadian Pacific are reporting record numbers for grain movements in the third quarter. Canadian National reported that it moved 7.76 million metric tons (MMT) (8.5