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  • WASHINGTON, Sept 30- U.S. lawmakers, under mounting pressure from the railroad industry, announced bipartisan legislation on Wednesday to extend a Dec. 31 deadline for costly new safety technology for at least another three years. The bill, introduced by Republicans and Democrats on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, could avert a...

  • CHICAGO/ NEW YORK, Sept 28- Investors in U.S. railroad stocks, who have been punished in 2015 by an accelerating decline in high-margin coal shipments, now are pinning their long-term hopes on a resurgence in consumer spending. The major publicly-traded U.S. railroads including Union Pacific Corp, CSX Corp and Norfolk Southern Corp have missed estimates or...

  • Time to ride a railroad rally? Monday, 21 Sep 2015 | 3:30 PM ET
    Time to ride a railroad rally?

    Jeff Reeves, Investorplace.com writer and executive editor, and Carter Worth, Cornerstone Macro, discuss opportunities in the rail space.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 16- A U.S. watchdog office urged Congress on Wednesday to empower regulators to extend a Dec. 31 deadline for freight and passenger railroads to adopt new safety technology that could prevent major derailments and other deadly crashes. The report surfaced a week after major freight railroads stepped up pressure on Congress to extend the...

  • Tracking railroad rivalry: Bill Ackman Friday, 11 Sep 2015 | 7:34 AM ET
    Tracking railroad rivalry: Bill Ackman

    Hunter Harrison, Canadian Pacific CEO, talks about his relationship with activist investor Bill Ackman, and turning around CP. And Keith Creel, Canadian Pacific COO, and Bill Ackman talk about the future of CSX.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 8- U.S. railroads may not be obligated under federal law to carry freight including crude oil and hazardous materials from Jan. 1 if they fail to meet a year-end deadline for implementing new train safety technology, according to a top federal regulator. In a Sept. 3 letter to the Senate Commerce Committee, U.S. Surface Transportation Board...

  • The oil tank cars- a year ago sought-after to haul crude from North Dakota to New Jersey- now stand idle as a result of two converging trends: the reversal in U.S. shale oil production and the completion of new pipelines. Big rail lines, such as Berkshire Hathaway- owned BNSF Railways or Union Pacific are losing what used to be their fastest-growing source of new...

  • WFC banking on GE deal Friday, 28 Aug 2015 | 9:00 AM ET
    WFC banking on GE deal

    Wells Fargo is the front-runner to buy GE's railcar financing unit. - Bloomberg

  • Betting big on the nation's rails Tuesday, 18 Aug 2015 | 11:39 AM ET
    Shipping containers at the CSX Intermodal Terminal in North Baltimore, Ohio.

    Transport carriers are making significant investments to fit more containers on their networks. Here's why.

  • Reworking the rails Monday, 17 Aug 2015 | 8:44 AM ET
    Reworking the rails

    CNBC's Morgan Brennan, takes a look at the big bet some transport carriers are making to fit more containers on their networks.

  • Hong Kong's first major IPO to brave the market since the depths of the China market rout, CRSC, opened nearly flat on debut Friday.

  • UNP CEO: Coal volumes down nearly 30% Thursday, 23 Jul 2015 | 10:50 AM ET
    UNP CEO: Coal volumes down nearly 30%

    Insight on earnings, with Lance Fritz, Union Pacific president and CEO, who also discusses the impact coal, crude and natural gas pricing has on business.

  • 2nd half of the year: Rail stocks Tuesday, 30 Jun 2015 | 3:37 PM ET
    2nd half of the year: Rail stocks

    Why you should keep an eye on rail volumes in the second half of the year, with CNBC's Morgan Brennan.

  • Transports cross into correction territory Tuesday, 30 Jun 2015 | 7:54 AM ET
    Transports cross into correction territory

    CNBC's Morgan Brennan has the update on transport stocks and shippers. Expect weakness in rails to continue but not for companies that cart consumer goods, reports Brennan.

  • Google Maps hits the rails Monday, 29 Jun 2015 | 9:00 AM ET
    Google Maps hits the rails

    Google teams up with the government to add railroad crossing data to its map system.

  • Rough ride for railroad stocks Thursday, 25 Jun 2015 | 8:42 AM ET
    Rough ride for railroad stocks

    CNBC's Morgan Brennan takes a look at why investors are hitting the brakes on the railroad sector after cruising for many years.

  • Railroads some of biggest losers Wednesday, 24 Jun 2015 | 3:38 PM ET
    Railroads some of biggest losers

    Transports are lagging on Wall Street. CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports the latest.

  • Railroad safety increases after fatal crash Tuesday, 9 Jun 2015 | 8:00 AM ET
    Railroad safety increases after fatal crash

    The government's railroad watchdog is urging railroads to use more caution after the fatal Amtrak crash last month.

  • Czech company to bring euro-style trains to US Wednesday, 3 Jun 2015 | 4:45 PM ET
    Czech company to bring euro-style trains to US

    Leos Novotny, Leo Express CEO, plans on replicating the same model of euro-styled trains to the U.S.

  • Pro sticks with top three picks Thursday, 28 May 2015 | 7:16 AM ET
    Pro sticks with top three picks

    Craig Hodges, The Hodges Fund, shares his play on the airlines, rails and construction.