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Domestic News

What’s Happening With Norfolk Southern’s Coal Freight Business?

Coal shipments have been trending higher for railroad companies, including Norfolk Southern over the recent quarters.

2022 Railroaders of the Year – Canadian Pacific’s Keith Creel and Kansas City Southern’s Pat Ottensmeyer

CPKC is a landmark combination that will enable seamless, single-line freight rail service linking Canada, the United States and Mexico, opening up new opportunities for rail market.

CPKC Secures Amtrak Support

Amtrak and CP said they are filing their agreement of mutual support as part of the docket in the CP-KCS proceeding at the Surface Transportation Board.

NS, STB Talk ‘Reciprocal Switching’

Norfolk Southern (NS) and Surface Transportation Board (STB) officials met last month to address reciprocal switching regulations.

Feds Fast-Tracking Controversial Trucker Pilot Program

4,500 carriers expected to recruit drivers under age 21 to haul freight across state lines.

US Unemployment Rate Drops to 3.9% Giving Fed Ammunition to Raise Rates

Traders increase bets on tighter monetary policy despite disappointing jobs growth.

U.S. AGs Call for ‘Prompt Suspension’ of LNG Transport by Rail Rules

A coalition of 14 attorneys general (AG) wants to close the door on approving shipping liquefied natural gas (LNG) by rail in the United States.

Canadian Rail Potash Pact, Productivity Rebound in British Columbia

Canadian Pacific inks Canpotex contract while CN reports operations nearly back to normal.

Anti-Dumping Penalties Help Stoughton Trailers Invest $25M in Chassis Production

New facility in Waco, Texas, will create 125 jobs and increase run rate to 25,000 units.

International News

Pakistan-Turkey Freight Train Arrives After 13 Day-Travel

Turkey’s Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Adil Karaismailoğlu, TCDD General Manager Metin Akbaş and TCDD Tasimacilik General Manager Hasan Pezük, welcomed the arrival of the Islamabad-Tehran-Istanbul train on January 5, 2022, at Ankara station.
High-Strength Steel Gondola. United States Steel Corp., Norfolk Southern and The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. have teamed to design a “sustainable, high-strength steel” gondola. Learn More:

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