April, 2009 - jstagl - Editors' Posts - MyProgressiveRailroading

April, 2009

Editors' Posts

Editors' Posts
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  • PTC a hot ASLRRA show topic in comfortably warm Las Vegas

    Greetings from Las Vegas. It was a beautiful sunny, upper-70-degree day in Sin City yesterday, and all things considered, quite the fitting end to the formal presentation portion of the American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association’s (ASLRRA...
  • NS' Manion puts crew starts, T&E worker furloughs in perspective

    During Norfolk Southern Corp.’s first-quarter earnings presentation held this morning, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Mark Manion had some interesting things to say about crew starts and T&E worker furloughs. In the quarter...
  • CSX: Great — and not-so-great — expectations

    As I listened in on CSX Corp.’s first-quarter earnings teleconference this morning, a word that kept running through my mind was “expectations.” The Class I’s financial results exceeded expectations — both its own and Wall...
  • Build it (now), and they will come

    The American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA) has compiled some attention-grabbing figures. By 2020, the United States is projected to add 1,130 miles to the interstate highway system while railroads add about 2,000 miles of rail...
  • NS maintains a good pace on Track 2012's first lap

    Norfolk Southern Corp. is nearing the “Year One” mark for Track 2012, a five-year “continuous-improvement” initiative. Considered the Class I’s self-improvement focal point for the near term, Track 2102 sets specific goals...