For Watco, C-Suite Changes

Watco has made several executive leadership changes that the company said “will refine its focus and simplify its mission.” The changes go into effect immediately. Nick Coomes is now Executive Vice President

CSX Unveils First HFC Locomotive

A little less than one year ago, CSX partnered with CPKC (Canadian Pacific Kansas City) to develop hydrogen fuel cell (HFC)-powered locomotives. On April 16, CSX unveiled its first unit, a “groundbreaking”

NS Deploys Second DTI Portal

Norfolk Southern has deployed its second Digital Train Inspection Portal (DTI) in Jackson, Ga., on its Atlanta South District Subdivision, where approximately 19 trains pass through daily. Each portal features Machine Vision

Big Boy Westward Bound

Union Pacific has announced the general schedule for a summer tour of Big Boy 4014, the world’s largest operating steam locomotive. 4014’s Westward Bound Tour will start June 30 in Cheyenne, Wyo., enroute to Roseville, Calif.,

CN Acquiring a Progress Rail EMD® SD70H

CN is acquiring its first plug-in hybrid diesel/battery-electric main line locomotive, an EMD® SD70H, from Progress Rail, a Caterpillar Company. The SD70H, Progress Rail’s six-axle North American Tier 4 main line hybrid

ATWG: EPA Should Deny ‘Dangerous’ CARB Rule

The full membership of the Agricultural Transportation Working Group (ATWG), a consortium of close to 90 national and state/regional associations, is calling on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to deny the

CPKC on April 4 reported on LinkedIn that 10 AC4400 locomotives near Golden, B.C. “are powered partly by plants, marking a significant step toward sustainability.” (CPKC Photograph)

Class I Briefs: CPKC, CN

Canadian Pacific Kansas City (CPKC) marks the one-year anniversary of its biofuels pilot. Also, CN appoints a new President and CEO at TransX.