BNSF Railway Company (BNSF) has partnered with the Northwest Seaport Alliance (NWSA) to develop a new rail hub at the Port of Tacoma to meet increased intermodal demand in the greater Seattle region and unlock capacity.
During the 1970s, the railroad industry as a whole was struggling. Some thought nationalization was imminent, and rail service was generally in the toilet.
We only cover steam and heritage activities when something truly special is happening, which is pretty rare. However . . .
CSX is facing a lawsuit connected to the Waverly, Tenn., floods last August.
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.
CSX fired a worker in 2019 for reporting safety concerns. OSHA took CSX to the wood shed.
Winter in Canada sees more rail/highway grade crossing accidents during the winter than during any other season of the year.
Additional CN capex announcements: C$460 million in British Columbia and C$120 million in Saskatchewan
CN continued announcements this week with capex plans for its lines in British Columbia (C$460 million) and Saskatchewan (C$120 million).
This was not a good weekend for Union Pacific. The railroad experienced two significant derailments, one on Saturday and one on Sunday.
The Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) issued a Request for Proposals this week for design and permit-support services for development of the Louisiana International Terminal in St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana.
Union Pacific continues to invest in its intermodal franchise.
The historic Bismark-Mandan rail bridge is once again in the news.
Union Pacific is laying off 57 employees from its car shop in Palestine, Texas, and announced that the shop will close on June 14.
Savage will immediately begin construction of Idaho’s first intermodal rail terminal in Pocatello.
A CSX train derailed in the wee hours of this past Saturday near Madison, Tenn., northeast of Nashville.
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.
A CP freight train derailed yesterday in Plymouth, Minn., northwest of Minneapolis.
A BNSF train traveling west on Wednesday derailed near Ludlow, Calif., in the Mojave Desert, not far from Interstate Highway 40.
A BNSF employee was killed in the early morning hours of March 3 after becoming caught between two trains and crushed.
CSX has been the victim of a ransomware attack, which became apparent when screenshots of internal CSX files were posted to a “leak site” yesterday. CSX told FreightWaves that it recently discovered the attack, and the only data stolen, as far as they know, was personal data of CSX employees, both active and retired.