Norfolk Southern says coronavirus poses financial risks

Norfolk Southern yesterday added its voice to the chorus of Class 1 railroads that have reported to the Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) that the coronavirus pandemic could have a significant impact

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Coronavirus could impact financial returns according to Union Pacific, CSX

Significant financial impacts could result from the coronavirus pandemic, according to Union Pacific and CSX, FreightWaves reports. The statements by CSX and Union Pacific were included in reports filed with the Securities

Special Podcast Series—The Coronavirus and the Rail Industry: Insight on the federal stimulus package, how the freight industry is battling, and more

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Texas Central lays off 28 employees

Texas Central, the builder of the planned bullet train between Dallas and Houston, has laid off 28 employees due to delays in the project resulting from the impact of the coronavirus on

S.F. transit agency shuts down light rail service and subway stations in response to COVID-19

San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) is pulling light rail trains from service and closing some stations as a result of COVID-19 and the state’s shelter-in-place order.

Special Report: On the Front Line: Sound Transit hit hard financially by coronavirus pandemic

The state of Washington was to first feel the impact of the coronavirus. It was the first to report a case in the U.S. and the first to report a death. Sound

Special Podcast Series: The Coronavirus and the Rail Industry

RT&S Editor-in-Chief talks with Sound Transit’s John Gallagher on how his agency is dealing with the coronavirus pandemic. 

UPDATED MARCH 24: Rail Group News Staff Report: Global railway industry response to the COVID-19 pandemic

The World Health Organization has declared COVID-19, otherwise known as the coronavirus, a pandemic, and the U.S. has declared a National Emergency. The global railway industry has been responding. Following is a

Industry, union officials join together to keep construction activities moving during coronavirus pandemic

As the spreading of the coronavirus continues to keep officials at all levels scrambling, one thing remains constant in the U.S.—construction. Officials in both the construction industry and unions want to keep

Coronavirus-driven drop in demand causes Amtrak to cancel Acela Express trains

For many years, Amtrak’s Acela Express trains have zipped up and down the Northeast Corridor between Washington, D.C. and Boston, Mass., showcasing the fastest rail passenger service in the United States. As

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