The Daily CSX: CSX actions add to shipper woes

By Ann Warner, Railway Age Magazine; February 28, 2018 CSX’s unions are the latest in a long line of the…

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Fatal Amtrak Silver Star crash caused more damage than the past decade of South Carolina rail accidents — combined

By Thad Moore, The Post and Courier; February 28, 2018 The fatal Amtrak crash outside Columbia in early February caused…

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Ontario: Cando Rail to terminate operations on Orangeville Brampton Railway

By Jasen Obermeyer, Orangeville Citizen; February 27, 2018 Cando Rail Services Ltd. will cease its industrial and tourist operations of…

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It’s official: Batory sworn in as FRA Administrator

By William C. Vantuono, Editor-in-Chief, Railway Age Magazine; February 28, 2018 Ronald L. Batory officially became the 14th United States…

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Quebec: First train leaves Bloom Lake Iron Ore Mine

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; February 28, 2018 Quebec Iron Ore Inc. (QIO) announced last week that the first train loaded…

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Manitoba: Omnitrax Inc.’s name scratched off federal lawsuit against Churchill railway owners

By Cameron MacLean, CBC News; February 27, 2018 Omnitrax owns the Hudson Bay Railway Company, but its lawyer says the parent…

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New details revealed from fatal Cayce, South Carolina Amtrak Silver Star crash in NTSB report

By Susan Ardis And Sammy Fretwell, The State; February 28, 2018 The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has released a…

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Iowa Pacific in New York State: Railroad has new freight contract, eye on more Tahawus business

By Don Lehman, The Post Star; February 27, 2018 Saratoga & North Creek Railway has secured its first long-term contract…

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