NEWPORT NEWS, Va.— NEWPORT NEWS, Va.— Coal from Appalachia rumbles into this port city, 150 railroad cars at a time, bound for the belly of the massive cargo ship Prime Lily. The ship soon sets sail for South America, its 80,000 tons of coal destined for power plants and factories, an export of American energy— and pollution.» Read More
HOUSTON, June 24- U.S. regulators this autumn may impose new standards for rail tank cars that carry crude oil that are tougher than the latest design adopted by railroads in 2011, a top industry safety executive said on Tuesday.
June 24- Coal miners and power companies are both suffering as railroads struggle to clear a backlog of coal stuck in the Powder River Basin in Wyoming and Montana after the harshest winter in over a decade.
NEW YORK, June 16- As politicians debate the dangers of a massive increase in oil carried by rail in North America, railroads and energy producers are considering the same for natural gas.
WINNIPEG, Manitoba, June 10- Grain handlers are lobbying the Canadian government for even stricter rules requiring railroads to allocate thousands of railcars to them each week in hopes of stopping an unprecedented crop logjam from getting worse.
WASHINGTON, June 2- Oil industry studies concluding that Bakken crude oil is safe to move by rail under existing standards may underestimate the dangers of the fuel and should not be the last word, U.S. lawmakers and industry officials said on Monday.
May 29- Canadian National Railway Chief Executive Claude Mongeau said on Thursday he expects U.S. regulators to phase out use of DOT-111 tank cars in three to five years, following a deadly explosion in Quebec last year.
Albany's tracks handle as much as a fourth of the oil pumped from North Dakota's booming Bakken Shale, or up to several 100- car trains per day, each carrying 70,000 barrels.
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CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports the Department of Transportation is ordering all company's transporting Bakken oil by rail to notify the communities they are traveling through.
U.S. companies moving crude via rail must tell states when a cargo is moving across their jurisdiction, the Transportation Secretary said.
WASHINGTON, May 7- U.S. companies moving crude oil via rail must tell state officials when a cargo is moving across their jurisdiction, the U.S.
NEW YORK, May 4- Rail car makers, little-known winners of the North American energy boom, are capturing the attention of fund managers and regulators alike.
NEW YORK, May 3- When American investor Warren Buffett addresses Berkshire Hathaway's shareholders at the conglomerate's annual meeting on Saturday, he is sure to laud the impressive growth of BNSF Railroad, his company's largest-ever acquisition.
Matthew Rose, BNSF executive chairman, explains how domestic energy production is helping the economy grow.
TORONTO, May 1- Two years after taking control of Canadian Pacific Railway, Chief Executive Hunter Harrison said his aggressive overhaul of the former industry laggard will soon hit pay dirt, with its transformation into North America's most efficient carrier.
FMHR trader Josh Brown explains why investors should buy railroad freight car maker The Greenbrier Companies.
OTTAWA, April 23- Canada will require that older rail cars used for carrying crude oil be phased out by May 2017, the government said on Wednesday, moving ahead of the United States to ban the controversial cars in light of burgeoning oil-by-rail traffic and a deadly accident last year.
OTTAWA, April 23- Canada will require that the use of older rail cars for carrying crude oil be phased out within three years, even though the United States has yet to make such a rule change, according to documents seen by Reuters on Wednesday.
Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd and Canadian National Railway Co have come under enormous pressure to clear the backlog, which resulted from a record harvest last year and subsequent disruptions of service caused by a frigid winter.
*Quarterly earnings per share C $1.44 vs C $1.41 estimate. CP shares jumped 6 percent to C $173.83 on the Toronto Stock Exchange in early morning trading.