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  • 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.

  • DHL: New China-Europe rail service is good news

    Kelvin Leung, CEO, Asia Pacific at DHL Global Forwarding, says the company's third rail service from China to Europe offers customers with a cheaper and faster option.

  • IBM takes aim at traffic nightmares

    Bob Picciano, IBM svp of analytics, discusses how IBM's smart traffic management system is using hi-tech to tackle traffic jams in New Jersey.

  • America's rails in focus

    Discussing investment in America's rail infrastructure, with Ed Hamberger, Association of American Railroads.

  • Amtrak desperately in need of infrastructure investment: Pro

    Discussing the derailment of the Amtrak train and infrastructure issues in the U.S., with Richard Ravitch, former New York LT. Governor.

  • Rescuers work around derailed carriages of an Amtrak train in Philadelphia, May 13, 2015.

    The U.S. has not invested in infrastructure, which is vital to a safe transportation system, former U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood said.

  • The problem with America's infrastructure

    Brian Pallasch, ASCE Managing Director, discusses the grade of America's rail infrastructure and lack of funding.

  • The Canadian government unveiled tougher new proposed oil tank car standards.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Carl Icahn

    Activist investor Carl Icahn raised his stake in U.S. car rental company Hertz Global Holdings Inc to 10.77 percent from 8.48 percent.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • At the Siemens plant in Sacramento, Calif., Michael Cahill of Siemens and Myles Tobin of All Aboard Florida tour a locomotive under construction.

    Plans are advancing for a private high-speed luxury railway in Florida by the end of 2016.

  • A refrigerated railcar sits on the production line at the Greenbrier plant in Portland, Ore.

    These rail stocks are transportation analyst Sal Vitale's top picks. Find out why he thinks they still have room to run.

  • The Port of Los Angeles

    Drivers in a labor dispute with three trucking companies at the ports of LA and Long Beach began an indefinite strike Monday.

  • Avoiding traffic jams: TomTom

    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 hot list: 2,000 too many?

    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.