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  • 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.

  • Josh Brown buys Greenbrier     Thursday, 24 Apr 2014 | 12:15 PM ET

    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.

  • US STOCKS-Futures flat, but Netflix jumps in premarket Tuesday, 22 Apr 2014 | 7:35 AM ET

    *Netflix jumps, results show strong subscriber growth. NEW YORK, April 22- U.S. stock index futures were flat on Tuesday as investors found few reasons to continue buying after a five-day rally in the S&P 500, though Netflix jumped following its earnings results.

  • CSX Corp and Norfolk Southern Corp are both trading 15 percent or more below their warranted share price, according to a measure of "intrinsic valuation" tracked by Thomson Reuters StarMine.

  • April 16- Railroad operator Kansas City Southern reported better-than-expected quarterly results as a bumper corn crop in 2013 led to higher grain shipments. Midwest to Mexico, Chief Executive David Starling said on a conference call with analysts.

  • April 16- Railroad operator Kansas City Southern reported a 10 percent rise in first-quarter revenue, helped by higher shipments in its agriculture business. Revenue rose to $607.4 million from $552.8 million, while revenue at the company's agriculture business jumped 40 percent.

  • The cargo conundrum     Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 1:32 PM ET

    CNBC's Dominic Chu provides insight on road and rail stocks, in addition to providing perspective on air freight and logistics.

  • LONDON, April 15- Electro-Motive Diesel, the world's largest diesel locomotive manufacturer, has taken delivery of the first of four specially designed liquefied natural gas tenders ultimately destined for use on the Canadian National railroad.

  • US urges oil-by-rail sector to agree a safer tank car Wednesday, 9 Apr 2014 | 3:59 PM ET

    "My target date is as soon as possible," Foxx told a panel of the Senate Appropriations Committee when asked when the new standard would be ready. The Department of Transportation is responsible for mandating a new tank car design, but officials are counting on input from industry.

  • OTTAWA, April 3- Governments should require companies shipping crude oil by rail to carry enough liability insurance to make up for shortfalls in coverage carried by railways, the president of Canada's second-largest rail operator said on Thursday.

  • Gas prices ready to downshift, in time for summer Friday, 28 Mar 2014 | 1:33 PM ET

    Gasoline prices have increased in part because of an ethanol price hike, but the national average will stay low this summer.

  • Gartman: US learned way without Keystone     Monday, 24 Mar 2014 | 7:38 AM ET

    Discussing whether the U.S. really needs the Keystone XL oil pipeline, with Dennis Gartman of The Gartman Letter.

  • Riding the economic rails: BNSF CEO     Tuesday, 18 Mar 2014 | 8:16 AM ET

    Carl Ice, CEO of BNSF Railway, shares his thoughts on the renaissance in the railroad industry as commodity shipping picks up steam after this winter's harsh weather. We handled half the growth that the industry had, says Ice.

  • Gauging the rail industry     Monday, 17 Mar 2014 | 8:17 AM ET

    Discussing whether the increase in oil shipments by railway in the U.S. is causing congestion on the rail for other commodities, with Tony Hatch, ABH Consulting. Also, a look at the investment environment for rail stocks.

  • Surge in oil shipped by rail: WSJ     Friday, 14 Mar 2014 | 8:46 AM ET

    Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway Chairman & CEO, weighs in on the WSJ report saying there is a surge in oil being shipped by rail which is "sidetracking" other industries. Dan Gilbert, Quicken Loans founder & Chairman, weighs in.

  • New rail rules for oil shipments     Friday, 21 Feb 2014 | 1:12 PM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports U.S. rail has agreed to slow trains carrying oil through cities, following a string of explosions.