Railway Age News

North Carolina Ports and CSX announced a new daily intermodal service between the Port of Wilmington and Charlotte, beginning July 28.

Hunter Harrison, what exactly is going on at CSX? I’m hearing lots of voices. They’ve become loud and frequent and as such are nearly impossible to ignore. They’re the voices of railroaders, from the executive to the train and engine service level. They’re former and present CSX employees. They’re people who have worked for you at other railroads. And they’re all saying basically the same thing: That the changes you are making at CSX aren’t the right thing to do, or aren’t working.

Union Pacific Corp. tallied second quarter 2017 net income of nearly $1.2 billion, up from $1 billion in the year-ago quarter on operating revenue that was 10% higher at $5.3 billion.

Kansas City Southern reported record second quarter 2017 revenues of $656 million, up 15% on-year, as carloads increased 6%.

Friday, July 21, 2017

MoW union ratifies CP pact

Canadian Pacific and the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference Maintenance of Way Employees Division (TCRC-MWED) announced they have ratified a new five-year labor agreement.

Friday, July 21, 2017

WSP USA taps Bonina, Cox

WSP USA, the company formerly called Parsons Brinckerhoff, has named two rail transit industry veterans to executive positions. Stephen Bonina, P.E., joins as Vice President and Eastern Region Fleet Manager for WSP’s TEC (Transit & Rail Technical Excellence Center), Newark, N.J. Kevin Cox, P.E., rejoins the company as a Vice President providing management and technical support for transit and rail projects throughout the U.S., also in Newark.
Intermodal shipments sparked U.S. rail traffic for the week ending July 15 as freight totaled 540,005 carloads and intermodal units, up 3.8% compared to the prior-year period.
Thursday, July 20, 2017

CP earnings hit 2Q record

Canadian Pacific Railway reported record second-quarter earnings on across-the-board improvements and ongoing volume gains through the first half of the year.

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Pacific Harbor Line adds VP Hoye

Stephen Hoye has been appointed vice president of Pacific Harbor Line by parent Anacostia Rail Holdings, effective in early August.

Port of New Orleans President and Chief Executive Brandy Christian has been appointed to the Railroad-Shipper Transportation Advisory Council (RSTAC).

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