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Mexico orders railroads to prioritize passenger train services over freight operations - two lines to reach Texas border cities

November 26th, 2023
UPDATED November 26, 2023 - TRA Newswire - Mexico’s government issued a federal mandate this week forcing private railway companies operating in the country to offer passenger service over their normal daily freight runs.Two of the passenger lines proposed would run...

Freight rail is slowing down and we're not talking about speed

October 26th, 2023
October 26, 2023 - TRA Newswire -Class 1's, including those that operate in Texas and the Southwest are lowering their outlook for the year after volumes continued to slide in the 3rd quarter.Canadian Pacific Kansas City (CPKC) CEO Keith Creel...

The CPKC Holiday Train returns Nov. 20 to Dec. 19, supporting food banks

October 13th, 2023
October 13, 2023 - TRA Newswire - The 25th annual Holiday Train, now from the newly combined Canadian Pacific-Kansas City Southern Railway (CPKC) will start rolling through Texas and the midwest starting November 20th.Each year, this illuminated train travels across CPKC’s...

I-20 passenger rail link from DFW to Atlanta gets study OK from CPKC, progress on 2 new corridors from New Orleans

September 9th, 2023
September 9, 2023 - TRA Newswire -The Southern Rail Commission announced at a quarterly meeting yesterday that Amtrak has reached an agreement with Canadian Pacific / Kansas City Southern (CPKC) to conduct the study for establishing passenger rail service from...

Stay off my tracks! UP goes to court over CPKC moving grain trains over their lines between Beaumont and Houston-Galveston ports

August 29th, 2023
August 29, 2023 - TRA Newswire -, Hey CPKC, if you want to use UP tracks for your grain trains, you better get a new agreement first. That's the contention of Union Pacific. The company wants a federal court in Western Missouri...

CPKC 2014 1st anniversary steam loco tour to include Texas stops

July 22nd, 2023
July 22, 2023 - TRA Newswire - Canadian Pacific Kansas City (CPKC) announced its 2816 Empress steam locomotive will travel from Canada, through the U.S. and into Mexico departing Calgary, Alta. on April 14, 2024, the one-year anniversary of CPKC’s creation....

Competition heats up for rail freight business on Class 1's and Texas is at the epicenter

June 28th, 2023
June 28, 2023 - TRA Newswire -In less than 90 days, all of the Class 1 railroads that operate in Texas have gone on the offensive to either create new business or see how they can funnel existing freight business...

CPKC and CSX announce planned collaboration to develop additional hydrogen locomotives

June 23rd, 2023
June 23, 2023 - TRA Newswire -Canadian Pacific Kansas City (TSX: CP) (NYSE: CP) (CPKC) and CSX Corporation (NASDAQ: CSX) (CSX) have announced their intent to enter into a joint venture for the building and deployment of hydrogen locomotive conversion...

Class 1's starting to get competitive in Texas markets, finally waking up to trucks, other RR's stealing share?

May 31st, 2023
May 31, 2023 - TRA Newswire -Union Pacific is the latest Class 1 railroad to announce faster, direct intermodal service from Texas to other key markets. UP announced Tuesday that it will provide a direct, quicker intermodal service from Port...

Suit filed in fed court: Union Pacific wants a do-over in the recent CPKC merger

May 7th, 2023
May 7, 2023 - TRA Newswire - Union Pacific is not happy with the recent Surface Transportation Board decision that allowed the merger of Canadian Pacific (CP) and Kansas City Southern (KCS) into the new CPKC. UP has filed suit in...

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