Road and Rail Railroads

  • Check on road & rail stocks

    Up until today, transportation stocks had been showing signs of strength. CNBC's Dominic Chu reports the road and rail group is still one of the best performing in the S&P this month, and provides insight to trucking and transport company Ryder System.

  • Grain elevators and freight train

    A record harvest will likely cause financial hardships on grain farmers due to a lack of rail service. Some point the finger at the oil industry for the problem.

  • Rail car stocks to watch

    Sal Vitale, Sterne Agee transportation analyst, digs into the best rail stock picks now, and discusses if a bust in the industry is coming.

  • Transports on a roll

    Looking at signals of a recovery from the rail and transport industry, with Jason Seidl, Cowen & Co.

  • Union Pacific CEO: Everything heading right direction

    Jack Koraleski, Union Pacific CEO, discusses the rail operators Q2 earnings and explains why he is optimistic about the second half.

  • Norfolk Southern CEO: Rail industry 'great safety record'

    Wick Moorman, Norfolk Southern CEO, discusses his company's quarter, low coal inventories, and the new safety precautions for shipping oil via railroads.

  • DOT readies new rail rules

    The Department of Transportation has proposed new safety rules for moving crude oil and ethanol by rail. CNBC's Morgan Brennan looks at how this influencing rail stocks.

  • A Long Island Rail Road train sits at the platform in the Brooklyn borough of New York.

    A strike on New York's Long Island Rail Road has been averted after a tentative agreement was reached, a labor union said on its website.

  • DOT issues emergency order on Bakken shipments

    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.

  • 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.

  • Energy revolution fueling economy: BNSF

    Matthew Rose, BNSF executive chairman, explains how domestic energy production is helping the economy grow.

  • Josh Brown buys Greenbrier

    FMHR trader Josh Brown explains why investors should buy railroad freight car maker The Greenbrier Companies.

  • The cargo conundrum

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

  • Gas pump prices

    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

    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

    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

    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.

  • Oil by rail shipments causing congestion: WSJ

    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

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

  • Riding the rail stocks

    Large blocks of rail stocks were bought today, according to the Fast Money traders. What's the play on the rails?