Stay Informed

 

Name*:
Division*:
Address:
Street:
City:
Province:
Postal Code:
Email:

* Mandatory fields

October 2015

Insitu Unmanned Aircraft Conducts Railway Monitoring, Historic First Flight with BNSF Railway


BINGEN/PRNewswire/ — Launching at a tower site near Vaughn, New Mexico, Insitu accomplished the first commercial beyond visual line of sight operation with an Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) in the contiguous 48 states. The October 25 event marked the beginning … Continue reading

29 October 2015 | Posted in Railways | Leave a comment


CN Rail seeks monitor to ensure CP abides by court ruling


Eric Atkins – RAILWAY INDUSTRY REPORTER  — The Globe and Mail Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. cannot be trusted to stop using confidential information taken unlawfully from rival Canadian National Railway Co. by a former employee, and a judge should appoint a … Continue reading

29 October 2015 | Posted in Railways | Leave a comment


CP names Ellis to chief legal, corporate secretary post


Progressive Railroading Canadian Pacific has appointed Jeffrey Ellis chief legal officer and corporate secretary effective Dec. 1, the Class I announced yesterday. Ellis will succeed Paul Guthrie, who is scheduled to retire in first-quarter 2016, CP officials said in a … Continue reading

28 October 2015 | Posted in Railways | Leave a comment


Railways’ corporate espionage case returns to the courtroom


Eric Atkins – RAILWAY INDUSTRY REPORTER – The Globe and Mail Derek Ackford, a salesman with Canadian National Railway Co., is seated at a glossy wooden table talking on video about how to take business away from rival Canadian Pacific … Continue reading

28 October 2015 | Posted in Railways | Leave a comment


CN Rail beats expectations as profit rises


The Canadian Press Canadian National Railway beat expectations as its net profit surged 18 per cent in the third quarter on higher revenues. The country’s largest railway said it earned more than $1-billion in the three months ended Sept. 30. … Continue reading

28 October 2015 | Posted in Railways | Leave a comment


Thrown under the train: How the railroad industry systematically targets its whistleblowers


Industry insiders deride a culture that punishes workers for reporting injuries or raising public safety concerns Stuart Silverstein and Brian Joseph – FairWarning As both a veteran railroad worker and union official responsible for safety, Mike Elliott became alarmed when … Continue reading

27 October 2015 | Posted in Railways | Leave a comment


Deadline for train safety technology undercut by industry lobbying


By Ashley Halsey III and Michael Laris – The Washington Post Until a train barreled off the tracks at 9:26 p.m. on May 12, it had been business as usual on Capitol Hill. Among the bills quietly making their way toward a … Continue reading

27 October 2015 | Posted in Railways | Leave a comment


Railroads warn they will miss safety system deadline, cargo shipments at risk


By: Carl Surran – Seeking Alpha Railroads warn they are on track to miss a Dec. 31 deadline for installing complex new safety technology on trains that carry cargo, and are pushing Congress to extend the deadline or else oil, … Continue reading

20 October 2015 | Posted in Railways | Leave a comment


Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (CP) Releases Quarterly Earnings Results, Misses Expectations By $0.60 EPS


American Banking and Market News  Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (NYSE:CP) announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday. The company reported $2.07 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $2.67 by $0.60, MarketBeat.com reports. Several … Continue reading

20 October 2015 | Posted in Railways | Leave a comment


Caterpillar to close Ontario locomotive office, sets layoffs


ERIC ATKINS – The Globe and Mail Ontario’s industrial heartland is losing more skilled jobs as Illinois-based Caterpillar Inc. cuts costs and closes its Electro-Motive Diesel rail locomotive office in London, Ont. Caterpillar said about 50 people at the Wellington … Continue reading

16 October 2015 | Posted in Railways | Leave a comment