HOUSTON, July 1- Union Pacific Corp will impose a $1,200 per-car surcharge on oil shippers that move crude in older railcars, the company told customers this week, becoming at least the second U.S. railroad to charge extra amid widespread safety concerns. Union Pacific said it changed its tariff in response to stronger U.S. rules for handling flammable liquids...» Read More
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Plans are advancing for a private high-speed luxury railway in Florida by the end of 2016.
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Drivers in a labor dispute with three trucking companies at the ports of LA and Long Beach began an indefinite strike Monday.
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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.