Latest Rail Industry News

More News | April 07, 2009

Along its rail lines throughout 2008, Norfolk Southern Corporation participated in the location of 80 new industries and expansion of 35 existing ones that are expected to eventually generate more than 136,000 carloads of new rail traffic annually.

More News | April 07, 2009

BNSF Railway reduced by 12 hours its average transit time for domestic and international intermodal traffic and improved shipment availability in some lanes by as much as 20 hours during the first quarter of 2009 compared with last year.

More News | April 02, 2009

More than 300 railroads are in line to receive safety awards from the American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association at the group's annual convention later this month in Nevada.

More News | April 02, 2009

Effective immediately, CN announced new operations leadership appointments for Gordon Trafton, Jim Vena, Mike Cory and Jeff Liepert.

Featured Stories | March 30, 2009

Nearly three months into the year, freight traffic on U.S. railroads continues to show the effects of the economic downturn.

More News | March 30, 2009

U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced $36 million in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) funds for Valley Metro Rail's Central Phoenix/East Valley Light Rail Project.

More News | March 30, 2009

Rebuilding railcars for use throughout the Amtrak system, upgrading stations, replacing and renovating some existing stations and bridges, constructing and improving maintenance facilities, and investing in security measures are some of the capital projects Amtrak submitt

More News | March 27, 2009

The San Pedro & Southwestern Railroad (SPSR) has just celebrated its tenth year of being accident-free. 

More News | March 25, 2009

On May 9, Amtrak will celebrate its second annual National Train Day, marking 140 years of connecting travelers from coast to coast by commemorating the day the first transcontinental railroad was created