AAR says rail traffic drops in June

The Association of American Railroads released a statement today on rail traffic results for June 2019.   According to the AAR, U.S. railroads originated 1,023,394 carloads in June 2019, down 5.3 percent,

BNSF debuts Logistics Center Oklahoma City

BNSF on Aug. 21 officially debuted Logistics Center Oklahoma City, the railroad’s newest logistics center. Located in Moore, Okla., within the city limits of Oklahoma City, the Center is designed to accommodate

NJ Transit sets FY2019 ops, capex spend

New Jersey Transit, the nation’s third-largest public transportation agency, on Aug. 8 adopted a Fiscal Year 2019 budget consisting of $2.32 billion in operating expenditures and a $1.46 billion capital program.

Trainyard Tech adds NS Conway yard

Trainyard Tech, LLC recently placed its CLASSMASTER™ Process Control System for hump yards in service at Norfolk Southern’s Conway Yard in Conway, Pa.

Amtrak marks PTC progress on BNSF lines

Amtrak, working with BNSF, will the week of June 11 implement Positive Train Control (PTC) on BNSF-owned subdivisions that host the Southwest Chief and California Zephyr, marking the first activation on host-owned

Brazeau to head RAC

The Railway Association of Canada (RAC) on June 11 appointed Marc Brazeau President and Chief Executive Officer, effective July 3, 2018. Brazeau succeeds Michael Bourque, President and CEO from April 2012 to

Foote firmly planted at CSX

CSX Corp. on Dec. 22 named James Foote as president and chief executive officer, effective immediately. Formerly chief operating officer, Foote had been acting CEO since Dec. 14 after E. Hunter Harrison was placed on medical leave.