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cp-bolsters-sales-and-marketing-unit
Canadian Pacific Railway strengthened its Sales and Marketing team with the addition of two new vice presidents and reorganized the group's structure to better meet the needs of current and future customers. The team comprises three business units, each led by...
hudson-to-wsp-dallas-rail
Scott Hudson has been named senior transit and rail manager in the Dallas office of WSP USA, formerly WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, the engineering and professional services consultancy. Hudson has two decades of experience designing and managing highway, rail, and bus...
csx-stb-and-“confusion-to-the-enemy”
At CSX over the past 12 months, there has been a series of tumultuous events infusing investors with paroxysms of “what next” worry and propelling the stock price on a roller coaster ride*: • An investor shake-up of the board and...
canadian-national-profits-on-us-tax-changes
Canadian National Railway said net income increased by 156% to C$2.61 billion ($2.12 billion) in the fourth quarter from a year ago while earnings per share soared by 164% to C$3.48 ($2.82) on changes to the U.S. corporate tax rate...
norfolk-southern-powers-4q-income
Norfolk Southern said net income for the fourth quarter totaled $3.97 million and earnings per share were $13.79, thanks to federal tax cuts that added $3.48 billion to the bottom line. For the year, net income was $5.4 billion with...

petroleum-up-again-in-weekly-carloads
Petroleum and related products were one of the few gainers as the Association of American Railroads reported U.S. weekly rail traffic was 508,239 carloads and intermodal units, down 2.9% from the same week a year ago. Total volume for the week...
comms-union-carmen-ratify-contract
Members of the Transportation Communications International Union (TCU) and Brotherhood Railway Carmen (BRC) have ratified new contract terms with the nation’s major freight railroads covering more than 17,000 employees.

 “I am pleased that more than 70% of our employees have now...
up-kcs-top-nrc-2017-awards
The National Railroad Construction & Maintenance Association (NRC) honored the recipients of its 2017 awards at the 2018 NRC Conference in Los Angeles. The Kansas City Southern (KCS) Mossville Yard Expansion Project in Westlake, La., by Ragnar Benson, LLC, received the...
amtrak-improves-michigan-line
Amtrak says rail infrastructure improvements along its Chicago–Detroit/Pontiac line have been made to enable safe, faster travel along the Michigan passenger and freight corridor. "Between Porter, Ind., and Dearborn, this rail corridor is now dispatched by Amtrak staff, which ensures the...
harsco-rail-promotes-branham-to-executive-team
Harsco Rail has announced the promotion of Allen Branham to vice president of its North America Sales and Global Contracting Services division. The railway track maintenance and construction equipment supplier said Branham has more than two decades of experience with Harsco...

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