Class I Railroads

News and analysis focused on shipping and Class I U.S. railroads such as CSX Transportation, Union Pacific Railroad and Kansas City Southern Railway.

 

Webcasts

Midyear Trucking Report: Is a Rally or Retreat Ahead?
Aug 25, 2016 2:00PM EDT

Commentary

Outdated and unfair regulations leave shippers with no choice but to pay the excessive rates of their sole railroad.

News & Analysis

25 Jul 2016
Plans for the second of six planned inland ports are moving ahead in Georgia, part of an effort to expand the port of Savannah’s intermodal reach into the fast-growing U.S. Southeast market.
Members of the Coordinadora Nacional de Trabajadores de la Educación teachers' union blockade train tracks in Mexico's Michoacan state.
25 Jul 2016
Angry Mexican teachers are blockading some of the country's railways, leaving thousands of containers stranded.
The Port of Baltimore, pictured, has rail access, but would stand to gain much if that access could accommodate double-stacked trains.
21 Jul 2016
The Port of Baltimore is not giving up on a project to raise the Howard Street tunnel enough to allow the passage of double-stacked freight trains.
Inventories have fallen from their recent seven-year high, but they are still a drag on growth throughout the transportation industry.
21 Jul 2016
"I think if you look at the absolute volumes, they are not strong,” Eric Butler, UP’s executive vice president and chief marketing officer, said.
Canadian Pacific Railway joins CSX Transportation and Kansas City Southern Railway in the ranks of Class I railroads that suffered second-quarter intermodal volume declines.
20 Jul 2016
Canadian Pacific Railway’s financials took a hit in the second quarter.
19 Jul 2016
CSX Transportation and the state’s port authority on Tuesday detailed two new projects there aimed at fueling more cargo through the ocean gateway and onto the rails, and vice versa.
19 Jul 2016
Kansas City Southern Railway found the second quarter a dud for intermodal volume growth.
14 Jul 2016
Efforts to attract new intermodal business were not enough to slow the loss of volume and profit at CSX Transportation.
12 Jul 2016
The city of New Orleans is again exploring the sale of the port’s switching railroad.
06 Jul 2016
A joint venture will seek customers for a planned eastern version of Prince Rupert.