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  • June 26- Norfolk Southern Corp said it would require its customers to give the railroad company legal protection against damage caused by explosions or leakage of hazardous materials carried in older tank cars. Norfolk Southern said the legal protection, which applies to older DOT-111 tank cars built before late 2011, would take effect on July 15.

  • June 26- Norfolk Southern Corp said it would require its customers to give the railroad company legal protection against damages caused by explosions or leakage of hazardous materials carried in older tank cars, The Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday.

  • 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.

  • Avoiding traffic jams: TomTom  Tuesday, 3 Jun 2014 | 4:40 AM ET

    Nick Cohn, global traffic congestion expert at TomTom, discusses traffic congestion and how drivers could save a lot of time by using live traffic data.

  • CNBC.com hot list: 2,000 too many?  Wednesday, 21 May 2014 | 4:48 PM ET

    CNBC.com Managing Editor Allen Wastler reports a big market correction; the entitlement program and a French rail company ordering 2,000 trains too wide for platforms are the hottest topics among CNBC.com readers.

  • US to oil shippers: No more unannounced visits Wednesday, 7 May 2014 | 3:20 PM ET
    A train is derailed west of Casselton, North Dakota

    U.S. companies moving crude via rail must tell states when a cargo is moving across their jurisdiction, the Transportation Secretary said.

  • Clock ticking at major rail artery, Amtrak warns Monday, 5 May 2014 | 10:50 AM ET
    A New Jersey Transit train travels east-bound in North Bergen, New Jersey, near one of the two commuter rail tunnels connecting New Jersey to New York.

    Amtrak CEO Joseph Boardman last week surprised transit officials with a shortened lifespan assessment of the Hudson River tunnels.

  • CSX CEO: Positive growth for 2014  Wednesday, 15 Jan 2014 | 4:22 PM ET

    Michael Ward, CSX CEO, projects modest growth for 2014 and discusses trends throughout Q4. Ward also expects to face some similar coal challenges experienced in 2013.

  • China: Change will take a long time  Monday, 11 Nov 2013 | 10:06 PM ET

    Chen Jiahe, Analyst at Cinda Securities tells CNBC's Cash Flow that while change will take a long time, he still likes the China market.

  • Chinese markets look cheap in Asia: Pro  Monday, 11 Nov 2013 | 9:20 PM ET

    Vasu Menon, Vice President, Wealth Management Singapore at OCBC Bank tells CNBC's Cash Flow why he thinks Chinese markets look attractive.

  • Do rails face lower obstacles than pipelines?  Tuesday, 5 Nov 2013 | 3:35 PM ET

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports railroads may be a viable alternative to the controversial Keystone pipeline.

  • Momentum in China equities will continue: Nomura  Monday, 9 Sep 2013 | 11:21 PM ET

    Wendy Liu, China Equity Research at Nomura expects Chinese equities will continue to climb higher between now and November.

  • China rail reform shows off new funding scheme  Sunday, 4 Aug 2013 | 11:33 PM ET

    Anderson Chow, Regional Head of Infrastructure Research, Asia Pacific, HSBC says Beijing is committed to improving rail asset returns in order to broaden funding sources.

  • Spain train crash driver was on phone  Tuesday, 30 Jul 2013 | 7:44 PM ET

    The driver of the train that crashed in Spain was talking on the phone, reports CNBC's Seema Mody; and Mary Thompson reports on the SEC's closing arguments in the Fabrice Tourre trial.

  • Keep your eyes on Chinese railway stocks: Pro  Sunday, 28 Jul 2013 | 11:22 PM ET

    Patrick Xu, Infrastructure & Transportation Analyst, Asia Ex-Japan at Barclays, explains how Chinese railway stocks are set to benefit from Beijing's increased investment in the sector.

  • Deadly train disaster in Spain  Thursday, 25 Jul 2013 | 1:50 PM ET

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports on a train crash in Spain. At least 80 people are dead and hundreds are hurt as investigators say the train may have been going twice as fast as it should have been.

  • Seven Dead as Train Derails in Paris  Friday, 12 Jul 2013 | 2:30 PM ET

    A train carrying 400 passengers derailed outside Paris today and crashed into a station, killing 7 and injuring dozens more. The cause of the crash is under investigation.

  • Search For Survivors in Quebec  Monday, 8 Jul 2013 | 7:25 PM ET

    A freight train carrying as much as a million gallons of crude oil derailed. At least 5 people are dead, reports CNBC's Seema Mody.

  • Safest Ways to Haul Crude  Monday, 8 Jul 2013 | 5:40 PM ET

    The deadly train explosion in Canada could give the energy industry a major wake-up call. Tom Petrie of Petrie Partners talks about opportunities for moving crude via rail.