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Transportation Road and Rail

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • A New Jersey Transit train travels east-bound in North Bergen, New Jersey, near one of the two commuter rail tunnels connecting New Jersey to New York.

    Amtrak CEO Joseph Boardman last week surprised transit officials with a shortened lifespan assessment of the Hudson River tunnels.

  • CSX CEO: Positive growth for 2014

    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.

  • China: Change will take a long time

    Chen Jiahe, Analyst at Cinda Securities tells CNBC's Cash Flow that while change will take a long time, he still likes the China market.

  • China markets look cheap in Asia: Pro

    Vasu Menon, Vice President, Wealth Management Singapore at OCBC Bank tells CNBC's Cash Flow why he thinks Chinese markets look attractive.

  • Do rails face lower obstacles than pipelines?

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports railroads may be a viable alternative to the controversial Keystone pipeline.

  • China market will grind higher till November

    Wendy Liu, China Equity Research at Nomura expects Chinese equities will continue to climb higher between now and November.

  • China rail reform shows off new funding scheme

    Anderson Chow, Regional Head of Infrastructure Research, Asia Pacific, HSBC says Beijing is committed to improving rail asset returns in order to broaden funding sources.

  • Spain train crash driver was on phone

    The driver of the train that crashed in Spain was talking on the phone, reports CNBC's Seema Mody; and Mary Thompson reports on the SEC's closing arguments in the Fabrice Tourre trial.

  • China railway construction, the top pick: Pro

    Patrick Xu, Infrastructure & Transportation Analyst, Asia Ex-Japan at Barclays, explains how Chinese railway stocks are set to benefit from Beijing's increased investment in the sector.

  • Train disaster in Spain

    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.

  • Train Derails In France, 7 Killed

    A train carrying 400 passengers derailed outside Paris today and crashed into a station, killing 7 and injuring dozens more. The cause of the crash is under investigation.