Latest Rail Industry News

More News | July 26, 2009

Koppers Holdings Inc.  has acquired the crosstie pre-plating business and related assets from Coastal Timbers, Inc. , a timber products supplier based in New Iberia, La. Terms were not disclosed.

More News | July 23, 2009

The League of Railway Industry Women (LRIW) is accepting nominations through August 10 for the railroad industry's Outstanding Woman of the Year.

More News | July 20, 2009

Michael K. Ogden has been promoted to president of Morton Manufacturing Company, the Libertyville, Ill.-based supplier of railroad products.

More News | July 19, 2009

Norfolk Southern Corporation has named David F. Julian vice president safety and environmental, succeeding Charles J. Wehrmeister, who retired from Norfolk Southern's lead safety position after a 40-year career with the company.

More News | July 19, 2009

DeHart's Auction Service is holding a specialty railroad contractor equipment auction Saturday, Aug. 8 in Greensburg, Pa.

More News | July 14, 2009

Union Pacific Railroad has begun work on some $27 million in track improvements on its line extending between Benton and Gorham, Ill.

More News | July 14, 2009

Railinc Corp. reports that Tom Werner of Norfolk Southern Corporation was elected chairman of the Railinc board of directors and that Heather Campbell of Canadian Pacific Railway also was elected to the board.

More News | July 14, 2009

Eric M. Hocky, a partner with Thorp Reed & Armstrong, LLP, is the new president of the Association of Transportation Law Professionals (ATLP).

Featured Stories | July 08, 2009

The Obama Administration has once again turned to rail labor when picking the head of a key railroad governing agency.