LOS ANGELES, Dec 17- Negotiators for shipping lines and terminal operators at 29 U.S. West Coast ports remain far from a deal with union dockworkers after seven months of contract talks, the companies said on Wednesday, again blaming the union for waterfront cargo slowdowns. The Pacific Maritime Association statement came a day before the companies were slated...» Read More
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.
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 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.
U.S. companies moving crude via rail must tell states when a cargo is moving across their jurisdiction, the Transportation Secretary said.
Amtrak CEO Joseph Boardman last week surprised transit officials with a shortened lifespan assessment of the Hudson River tunnels.
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.
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.
Vasu Menon, Vice President, Wealth Management Singapore at OCBC Bank tells CNBC's Cash Flow why he thinks Chinese markets look attractive.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports railroads may be a viable alternative to the controversial Keystone pipeline.
Wendy Liu, China Equity Research at Nomura expects Chinese equities will continue to climb higher between now and November.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.