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Iconic ‘Galloping Goose’ Hits Main Line This Fall

September 23, 2021

Iconic ‘Galloping Goose’ Hits Main Line This Fall

Rio Grande Southern 5 is running on the Cumbres & Toltec this week before heading north to the Durango & Silverton.


Amtrak Teams Up With Cops For Largest Rail Safety Initiative

September 22, 2021

Amtrak Teams Up With Cops For Largest Rail Safety Initiative

“Operation Clear Track” aims to reduce grade crossing and trespassing accidents.


Union Pacific Pays Fine For Columbia River Gorge Derailment

September 21, 2021

Union Pacific Pays Fine For Columbia River Gorge Derailment

A Union Pacific oil train derailed and caught fire near Mosier, Oregon, on June 3, 2016. Now the railroad has to pay.


Canadian Pacific CEO Teases Revived Steam Program

September 20, 2021

Canadian Pacific CEO Teases Revived Steam Program

In an interview with Railway Age, Keith Creel said if CP’s merger with Kansas City Southern happens then 2816 is running to Mexico.


Nevada Northern Railway Completes Restoration of 2-8-0

September 20, 2021

Nevada Northern Railway Completes Restoration of 2-8-0

Nevada Northern Railway 2-8-0 81 ran for the first time in 63 years on Saturday.


Agawa Canyon Fall Trains to Operate

September 17, 2021

Agawa Canyon Fall Trains to Operate

The iconic Agawa Canyon Tour Train in Ontario will run an abbreviated season this fall.


CP, KCS Prepare For a ‘Historic’ Merger

September 16, 2021

CP, KCS Prepare For a ‘Historic’ Merger

During a press conference in Kansas City, CP and KCS officials said they expected to be able to complete the deal during the second half of 2022.


Canadian National Gives Up Bid For Kansas City Southern

September 15, 2021

Canadian National Gives Up Bid For Kansas City Southern

Amid pressure from investors, CN officially announced that it would not try to change KCS’ mind; CP-KCS execute an official merger agreement.


Shareholder Launches Proxy Fight For Canadian National

September 15, 2021

Shareholder Launches Proxy Fight For Canadian National

Earlier this week, TCI formally requested that CN hold a shareholder meeting to vote on four new board candidates.


Kansas City Southern Cancels Holiday Express

September 14, 2021

Kansas City Southern Cancels Holiday Express

For the second year in a row, Kansas City Southern has canceled its Holiday Express although it will raise funds for charity.