14 hrs ago
BNSF should add rail capacity to ease Northstar delays
Railroads have a storied history of trying to discourage passenger service in order to clear the tracks for profitable freight, and so perhaps Minnesotans can be forgiven for any suspicions about this winter's chronic delays on the Northstar line .
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21 hrs ago
Ceres gets OK for terminal rail link for oil, grain shipping
Grain elevator and short-line railway operator Ceres Global says it received approval from U.S. and Canadian federal border agencies to link its Saskatchewan terminal to a rail line operated by Burlington Northern .
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Global Logistics/Supply Chain
Wind Farm Logistics Hub Plan Unveiled by Burlington Northern Santa Fe
Tri Global Energy is poised to build a wind empire in West Texas and will partner with Burlington Northern Santa Fe Logistics to build a shipping and receiving hub for the turbines.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Warren Buffett, BNSF owner, pushes for stronger rail cars for oil
Burlington Northern Santa Fe locomotives are seen at a maintenance and overhaul building Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2009, at the BNSF rail yard in Galesburg, Ill.
Business Law Prof Blog
Book Review: Harriman vs. Hill
What happens if short sellers of stock are unable to cover because no one has any shares to sell? That's one of the many interesting issues in the new book, Harriman vs. Hill: Wall Street's Great Railroad War , by Larry Haeg .
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Buffett posts record profit but loses again to S&P
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway reeled in record profits in 2013 as its wide-ranging businesses capitalized on the improving U.S. economy, though its performance again failed to keep pace with the surging S&P 500.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
The Bakken Update: U.S. Oil Production Is The Reason For The Tank Railcar Renaissance
American Railcar has had a nice run since my call back in July. This move culminated in an excellent quarter, not just for American, but also Trinity .
Sun Feb 23, 2014
The Wichita Eagle
N.M. legislators end session with no action on Amtrak's Southwest Chief route
The New Mexican reported that the session ended without the passage of any of the five bills seeking ways to maintain the passenger train line.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
KRDO-TV Colorado Springs
Strangers help rescue baby girl from railroad tracks
Jessica Sloan, 31, is accused of putting her daughter on train tracks and running away.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Invest Like Buffett With This Stock -- And Get 47% Upside
There's no denying the role railroads have had in building this great nation of ours -- but believe it or not, railroads remain one of the best plays on the broader economy.
Thu Feb 13, 2014
WHBF-TV Rock Island
Train derails at central Ill. grain elevator
A freight train has derailed at a grain elevator in central Illinois, injuring two and spilling an estimated 100,000 bushels of corn.
Wed Feb 12, 2014
Plotting Next Steps for Optimizing Intermodal Shipping
Each year, nearly 25 million containers and trailers are moved in the United States using intermodal transportation, according to the Intermodal Association of North America .
Burlington Northern Santa Fe Part III - The Elephant That Made Buffett Stretch to the Last Nickel
In my previous two articles, I summarized the structural industry changes that were leading up to Berkshire Hathaway 's acquisition of Burlington Northern Santa Fe.
Tue Feb 11, 2014
Marysville project could help traffic avoid train waits
A long-term project that will ultimately alleviate some of Marysville's downtown traffic backups will take a step forward this month.
Mon Feb 10, 2014
WIZM-AM La Crosse
Ownership of Land for Tracks Discussed
Who owns land that the railroad wants? La Crosse's public works board will tackle that question again today.
Sat Feb 08, 2014
Pipeline Delay Kills, Benefits Railroads
The southern part of Keystone XL started flowing on January 22nd. At full capacity, it will transport 700,000 barrels of oil per day from Cushing, Oklahoma to the Gulf Coast, and is owned by Trans Canada .
Thu Feb 06, 2014
Found body now identified
Police have identified the man found dead along some railroad tracks near 8th and Pioneers Wednesday morning.
Richmond Rail Connector Will Enable Increased Shipments of Explosive Bakken Crude.
Construction has begun on the new Richmond Rail Connector project. located between Parr Boulevard and Richmond Parkway in the City of Richmond CA.
Wed Feb 05, 2014
Police say body found near train tracks in Lincoln
The Lincoln Police Department says a train crew with Burlington Northern Santa Fe found the man at about 7:50 a.m. Wednesday.