Archive for September, 2014

Gates-Backed CN Wins in 2014 While Buffett’s BNSF Falters

September 2, 2014 | Bloomberg | Bill Gates and Warren Buffett, the two richest Americans, share a friendship, a commitment to philanthropy and an interest in railroad investments. In 2014, Gates’s trains are the better performers. Canadian National Railway Co. (CNR) is beating benchmark stock indexes as profits and shipments surge, a boost for Gates, […]

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Oil train wrecks prompt scrutiny

Oil train wrecks prompt scrutiny

September 1, 2014 | Times Dispatch | The same day a CSX train carrying almost 3 million gallons of crude oil derailed in downtown Lynchburg, federal investigators took a sample of oil at a rail transfer terminal 1,750 miles away in North Dakota. [Read the entire article here.]

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