Latest Rail Industry News

More News | April 18, 2019

Union Pacific (UP) has reported its 2019 first quarter financial results with net income of $1.4 billion, or $1.93 per diluted share, compared to the 2018 first quarter’s $1.3 billion net income, or $1.68 per diluted share.

More News | April 18, 2019

Metra, the Chicago area commuter rail service, has announced that the state of Illinois will release funding for two new rail stations. Metra will receive $15 million for the Peterson Ridge station on the Union Pacific North Line and $20 million for Auburn Park station on the Rock Island Line.

More News | April 17, 2019

Canadian National Railway (CN) plans to invest more than $80 million in rail infrastructure in Minnesota and approximately $50 million across Michigan’s rail network during 2019.

More News | April 17, 2019

The Association of American Railroads (AAR) has reported that U.S. rail traffic for the week ending April 13, 2019, totaled 528,167 carloads and intermodal units, a 1.2 percent decrease compared to 2018.

More News | April 17, 2019

Kansas City Southern (KCS) has reported record first quarter revenues of $675 million, a 6 percent increase compared to revenues in the 2018 first quarter.

| April 16, 2019

Quandel Consultants has named Peter Windschmitt director of railroad operations to contribute to the firm’s efforts on Amtrak’s Hiawatha Service between Chicago and Milwaukee.

More News | April 16, 2019

CSX Corporation has reported net earnings of $834 million for the 2019 first quarter compared to $695 million in the same quarter of 2018. Earnings per share for the first quarter were $1.02 compared to $0.78 in the 2018 first quarter, an increase of 31 percent.

More News | April 16, 2019

A study by LTK Engineering recommends that the Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority’s (RTA) heavy rail fleet should be replaced within five years and the light rail fleet within 10

More News | April 15, 2019

Grace Crunican, the general manager of San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART), has notified the board of directors that she will retire. After serving BART for approximately eight years, July 6, 2019, will be Crunican’s last day with BART.

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