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The U.S. railway CSX has come under fire from customers after Hunter Harrison took his “precision scheduled railroading” south of the border.

Hunter Harrison faces U.S. criticism

Complaints from shippers will sound familiar to Canadian railway customers

The former head of both of Canada’s major railways is embroiled in a wave of customer complaints at his new company, the U.S. railway CSX. CEO Hunter Harrison was appointed to the position this past March, and he quickly implemented an overhaul that now has customers complaining. Read more: CSX customers demand end to shipping

CSX customers demand end to shipping bottlenecks

Reuters — The head of No. 3 U.S. railroad CSX promised on Wednesday to improve service as companies such as Cargill demanded greater accountability and fewer delays, criticizing an overhaul CSX launched six months ago. Customers have complained of longer transit times, unreliable switching operations, inefficient car routings and poor communications with CSX customer service.



Salmonella linked to ground beef sickens 16 in U.S.

Reuters / Sixteen people across five states have fallen ill from salmonella poisoning, several from a raw ground beef dish served at a single restaurant, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Jan. 28. Local, state and federal health and regulatory officials said the likely cause of the Salmonella Typhimurium outbreak was Jouni