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Canadian Pacific ends CSX deal talks

...Ltd. Both railroads declined to comment on those reports, but CSX CEO Michael Ward said last week that the Surface Transportation Board, which regulates freight rail prices, would likely take a cautious approach to consolidation because there...
Across the area

...Transportation Club. He will speak about HMOs in the workplace, military retirement benefits and the Federal Surface Transportation Board. The meeting will be at the Holiday Inn West on Washington Road at Interstate 20. The meeting will begin...
Metro | Aiken County Board of Education
Business briefs

...railroad mergers, the government Friday ordered a moratorium on new consolidations in that industry. The Surface Transportation Board ordered railroads to suspend any merger activity while it develops new rules for mergers, a process expected...
City NAACP celebrates anniversary

...Zion Fair Missionary Baptist Church. About 100 people attended. Mr. Clyburn is vice chairman of the U.S. Surface Transportation Board, a former Aiken High School student and son of state Rep. Bill Clyburn Sr. He was appointed to the federal...
Metro | Aiken City Council | Aiken High School
Shippers, railroads agree to new arbitration system site and can't often justify the expense of litigation or complaints before the industry-regulating Surface Transportation Board, Keith said. "By lowering the bar, this creates an incentive for both parties to sit down and talk it out...
Regulators give final blessing to end Conrail monopoly

...regulators did too little to restore competition in New York City and other markets east of the Hudson River. The Surface Transportation Board's 424-page decision largely was a formality, as the agency already approved the deal orally last month...
Union Pacific Railroad: Crises behind them

...rail landscape in the Houston and Gulf Coast area, the epicenter of last year's congestion. In 1996, the Surface Transportation Board gave its blessing to a $5.4 billion merger between Union Pacific and Southern Pacific railroads despite...
SC agency wants feds to help keep power bills low

...residential customer would go up by $4.52 to $118.72. Scott wrote a letter last week to the federal Surface Transportation Board, asking the agency to review the cost increase in the five- and 10-year contracts. The board can resolve...
No new action new action against Union Pacific

...tracks in Texas and the Gulf Coast. Industry trade associations representing aggrieved shippers had urged the Surface Transportation Board to extend emergency measures that it ordered against Union Pacific nine months ago. Those corrective actions...
Train safety questioned

...merger of a railroad they required this," said Norfolk Southern spokesman Bob Fort. "We had to convince the Surface Transportation Board that safety would not be compromised in any way."