Oct 13, 2014
Canadian Pacific Railway reportedly approached CSX about a merger.
Oct 3, 2014
The humble railroad is a hot investment, thanks in part to crude oil.
Jul 8, 2013
Trains increasingly carry crude from oil fields in the middle of the U.S. to refineries on the coasts.
Jun 25, 2013
Britain's government wants to spend billions on a high-speed rail system. HS2 -- as it's called -- could cut some journey times in half but critics say it would harm the countryside and trains are yesterday's technology.
Jun 21, 2013
Which is more important: updating train safety mechanisms or improving rail infrastructure?
Mar 6, 2013
BNSF, the railroad owned by Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway, should profit by switching to cheaper natural gas. Buffett's company also has a big stake in natural gas.
Dec 26, 2012
The world's longest high speed rail link opens in China.
Dec 10, 2012
Trains haul fracking supplies into the region and haul oil out of it. The oil boom comes at a good time: the railroads' mainstay, coal, is in a slump.