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Road and Rail Railroads

  • Railroad companies invest billions

    Congestion on the rails with freight trains is causing massive delays. CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports on railroad companies that are looking to invest in new and bigger facilities.

  • Gridlock on the railroads

    CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports unprecedented congestion on the nation's railroads has led some big rail companies to pour billions of dollars into enlarging its operations.

  • Intermodal shipping: Trucks vs. trains

    CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports cheaper diesel fuel is making trucking over long distances less expensive than rails to transport products. But Erik Hansen of KS Southern, disagrees.

  • Container ships sit docked in a berth at the Port of Oakland on February 17, 2015 in Oakland, California.

    Shipping companies and terminal operators clinched a tentative deal with the dockworkers union, settling a labor dispute causing months of backups at 29 U.S. ports.

  • Weld inspector Shayne Walker fills out paperwork during construction of the Gulf Coast Project pipeline in Prague, Okla., as part of the Keystone XL Pipeline Project.

    Dennis Gartman, founder, editor & publisher, The Gartman Letter, discusses the explosion of a train carrying oil in West Virginia and says the President must move forward with the Keystone Pipeline now.

  • A file photo of a Norfolk Southern freight train.

    Norfolk Southern expects a solid U.S. economy to boost its business in 2015 but said it was too early to gauge the impact of lower energy prices.

  • Union Pacific CEO: Playing low oil carefully

    Jack Koraleski, Union Pacific president & CEO, provides his outlook for the U.S. economy and explains how the plunge in oil has impacted the railroad operator.

  • CSX freight lines run through center city Philadelphia

    CSX reported a higher profit and said it expected a strong increase in its freight business and double-digit earnings growth during 2015.

  • Low oil: Good vs. bad for railroad stocks

    Three major ways railroad operators could feel the effects of falling energy prices, with CNBC's Morgan Brennan.

  • Transports selloff in focus

    CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports on the selloff in the Dow transports, and what slowing oil production could mean for companies exposed to it.

  • Vladimir Putin

    The Russian railway's death toll is part of life under Putin, as the country sometimes fails to provide basic infrastructure despite prospering over the past 14 years.

  • How to play planes, trains and crude

    Discussing the industrial resurgence in America, and the top transport players to invest in, with Donald Broughton, Avondale Partners.

  • File photo: An Amtrak worker walks along the tracks after checking for debris beneath the train

    Amtrak plans to move holiday travelers through a snowstorm forecast to hit the East Coast, but the system needs investment badly, said its CEO, Joseph Boardman.

  • Making trains profitable again: Amtrak CEO

    The U.S. is not making the investment in infrastructure, says Joseph Boardman, Amtrak president & CEO, discussing how to make trains profitable.

  • Amtrak CEO:  Ridership demand increasing

    Joseph Boardman, Amtrak president & CEO, discusses the increase in train ridership amid a deteriorating infrastructure in the U.S.

  • Crude collapse: Planes, trains & autos

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau and Morgan Brennan take a look at how shifting prices in crude oil are impacting planes, trains and automobiles.

  • Amtrak train pulls into the train station at Emeryville, California.

    As more goods travel by rail, Amtrak and other railway systems are seeing mounting collateral damage: gridlock.

  • Transports chug to new highs

    Jason Seidl, Cowen & Company, provides perspective on what's driving transports higher as oil prices slide lower.

  • Norfolk Southern CEO: Have growth potential without M&A

    Charles "Wick" Moorman, Norfolk Southern CEO, explains why he doesn't think the industry needs more mergers to have a bright and compelling future.

  • CSX freight lines run through center city Philadelphia

    CHICAGO, Oct 14- No. 3 U.S. railroad CSX Corp on Tuesday reported a rise in third-quarter profit, beating forecasts and predicting double-digit growth for 2015 as it moved more freight on its network due to a growing U.S. economy. CSX reported earnings per share of 51 cents, up from 45 cents a year ago and beating the 48 cents expected by Wall Street analysts.