Class I Railroads

Class I Railroads

News & Analysis

26 Nov 2014
BNSF Railway is no longer accepting empty containers headed to Seattle and Tacoma marine terminals at railyards in Chicago; St. Paul, Minnesota, Denver and Omaha.
25 Nov 2014
The Port of Houston Authority has selected Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam Inc. to design the first phase of a new rail line to the port’s Bayport terminal.
20 Nov 2014
U.S. intermodal volume growth appears to be slowing, reflecting the winding down of the peak season and potential delays caused by U.S. West Coast port congestion.
20 Nov 2014
BNSF Railway plans to spend a record $6 billion on capital projects next year and will invest $500 million more this year than it originally planned, it said today.
18 Nov 2014
The Teamsters union Tuesday expanded its organizing efforts in Southern California to include drayage companies that service the intermodal rail sector, but striking truck drivers didn’t hamper cargo movements.
18 Nov 2014
Norfolk Southern Railway’s proposed purchase of 282 miles of track in Pennsylvania and New York could allow the railroad to make much-needed improvements to its intermodal service.
14 Nov 2014
A refrigerated rail provider has ended operations only five months after launching boxcar services between Selma, California, and Wilmington, Illinois, sending perishable shippers scrambling for transportation alternatives.
13 Nov 2014
The seven U.S.- and Canada-based Class I railroads told U.S. regulators they shouldn’t have to provide any more data on their operations than they are already sending unless the Surface Transportation Board begins a rule-making process.
12 Nov 2014
WASHINGTON — A group opposing the reconstruction of a CSX Transportation tunnel in a Washington D.C. terminal that would allow the railroad to double-stack containers has filed a lawsuit challenging a federal decision to let the project proceed.