Latest Rail Industry News

More News | February 15, 2019

Canadian National Railway (CN), the Government of Canada and the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority have signed an agreement to upgrade a segment of infrastructure in the Greater Vancouver area.

More News | February 15, 2019

BNSF Railway Company (BNSF) has announced its $3.57 billion 2019 capital investment plan for maintaining and expanding its network with a focus on operating a safe railroad.

| February 14, 2019

The deadline to submit an application for the Susan C. Murray Memorial Women’s Scholarship Program has been extended to Friday, February 22.

| February 14, 2019

The Association of American Railroads (AAR) has reported that U.S. rail traffic for the week ending February 9, 2019, totaled 519,779 carloads and intermodal units, a 0.1 percent increase compared to the same week in 2018.

More News | February 12, 2019

Norfolk Southern (NS) has announced a new strategic plan that will focus on increased productivity, efficiency, and revenue growth, and will target an operating ratio of 60 percent by 2021.

The plan includes the following targets:

More News | February 12, 2019

Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (G&W) has reported a decrease of 3.4 percent, or 9,337 carloads, for January 2019 rail traffic compared to January 2018. Carloads totaled 267,794.

More News | February 11, 2019

The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s (MTA) Metro-North Railroad was awarded a grant from the Federal Railroad Administration for up to $2.3 million to support Positive Train Control (PTC) communications testing on the Northeast corridor. 

More News | February 11, 2019

The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) will fund $56,933,567 in grant funding for 18 projects in 16 states. The Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements (CRISI) program funding will used for intercity passenger and freight rail systems.

More News | February 11, 2019

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Samuel Desue, Jr.

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