Violation Tracker Industry Summary Page

Industry: 
railroads
Penalty Total since 2000: 
$185,812,076
Number of Records: 
7,607
Note: 
The total includes only those entries matched to a parent company. The industry designation is the primary one for the parent's operations overall. The penalty dollar total above is adjusted to account for the fact that the list of entries below may include both agency records and settlement announcements for the same case; or else a penalty covering multiple locations may be listed in the individual records for each of the facilities. Duplicate penalty amounts are marked with an asterisk in the individual records list below.

Top 10 Parent CompaniesTotal Penalty $Number of Records
Union Pacific$76,479,0303,170
Norfolk Southern$54,353,8341,320
CSX$24,767,4691,465
Canadian National Railway$15,570,695581
Kansas City Southern$4,658,846273
Canadian Pacific Railway$3,344,974208
Genesee & Wyoming$2,988,285311
Watco Companies$2,126,536185
Pan Am Railways$793,31035
Alaska Railroad Corporation$518,00730


Individual Penalty Records:

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Company Parent Primary Offense Type Year Agency Penalty Amountsort icon
Union Pacific Railroad Company Union Pacific environmental violation 2009 EPA $31,800,000
Norfolk Southern Norfolk Southern employment discrimination 2000 private lawsuit-federal $28,000,000
NORFOLK SOUTHERN RAILWAY COMPANY Norfolk Southern environmental violation 2010 EPA $8,067,500
Canadian National Railway Canadian National Railway telecommunications violation 2014 FCC $5,250,000
Norfolk Southern Railway Company Norfolk Southern environmental violation 2010 EPA $4,000,000
CSX Transportation, Inc. CSX employment discrimination 2018 EEOC $3,200,000
Canadian National Canadian National Railway employment discrimination 2010 private lawsuit-federal $3,000,000
CSX Transportation, Inc. CSX environmental violation 2018 EPA $2,700,000
CSXT TRANSPORTATION, INC. CSX environmental violation 2018 EPA (*) $2,200,000
CSX Transportation CSX employment discrimination 2011 private lawsuit-state $2,108,611
Union Pacific Railroad Union Pacific environmental violation 2012 EPA $1,500,000
Union Pacific Railroad Company Union Pacific environmental violation 2012 EPA (*) $1,500,000
Kansas City Southern Railway Company Kansas City Southern employment discrimination 2006 private lawsuit-federal $1,446,777
Canadian Pacific Railway Canadian Pacific Railway telecommunications violation 2016 FCC $1,210,000
Union Pacific Railroad Union Pacific environmental violation 2000 EPA $800,000
Union Pacific Railroad Company Union Pacific environmental violation 2009 EPA (*) $800,000
UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD Union Pacific environmental violation 2000 EPA $650,000
Union Pacific Railroad Union Pacific railroad safety violation 2010 FRA $565,000
Union Pacific Union Pacific employment discrimination 2006 private lawsuit-state $500,000
Norfolk Southern Corp. Norfolk Southern employment discrimination 2016 OFCCP $492,000
Illinois Central Railroad Canadian National Railway workplace whistleblower retaliation 2012 OSHA $424,401
Norfolk Southern Railway Norfolk Southern employment discrimination 2016 private lawsuit-federal $396,521
UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD COMPANY Union Pacific environmental violation 2017 EPA $362,100
Wisconsin Central Limited Canadian National Railway workplace whistleblower retaliation 2014 OSHA $352,082
Union Pacific Railroad Union Pacific workplace whistleblower retaliation 2015 OSHA $350,000
CSX Transportation Inc. CSX environmental violation 2011 EPA $350,000
Union Pacific Railroad Co. Union Pacific workplace whistleblower retaliation 2011 OSHA $300,000
CSX Transportation Inc. CSX environmental violation 2014 EPA $290,000
Central Oregon and Pacific Railroad Genesee & Wyoming environmental violation 2010 EPA $272,900
Central Oregon and Pacific Railroad Genesee & Wyoming environmental violation 2010 EPA (*) $272,900
Pan Am Railways, Inc. Pan Am Railways workplace whistleblower retaliation 2017 OSHA $260,000
CSX Transportation Inc. CSX railroad safety violation 2005 FRA $256,000
Watco Companies LLC Watco Companies wage and hour violation 2014 WHD $249,017
CSX TRANSPORTATION, INC. CSX railroad safety violation 2017 FRA $226,000
Union Pacific Railroad Company Union Pacific environmental violation 2009 EPA $200,000
UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD Union Pacific environmental violation 2002 EPA $195,700
Union Pacific Railroad Company Union Pacific railroad safety violation 2001 FRA $176,000
ALASKA RAILROAD COMPANY Alaska Railroad Corporation environmental violation 2003 EPA $175,000
Kansas City Southern Railway Company Kansas City Southern employment discrimination 2005 private lawsuit-federal $169,325
Union Pacific Railroad Company Union Pacific railroad safety violation 2003 FRA $168,425
Union Pacific Railroad Company Union Pacific railroad safety violation 2002 FRA $160,000
Union Pacific Railroad Company Union Pacific railroad safety violation 2004 FRA $157,700
Union Pacific Railroad Company Union Pacific railroad safety violation 2004 FRA $157,150
Pan Am Railways Pan Am Railways environmental violation 2015 EPA $152,000
Canadian Pacific Railway Canadian Pacific Railway railroad safety violation 2013 FRA $140,000
Union Pacific Railroad Company Union Pacific railroad safety violation 2001 FRA $140,000
UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD COMPANY - TRAIN DERAILMENT SITE Union Pacific environmental violation 2010 EPA $140,000
CSX Transportation Inc. CSX railroad safety violation 2006 FRA $138,600
Canadian National Railway Company Canadian National Railway railroad safety violation 2015 FRA $136,000
NORFOLK SOUTHERN RAILWAY-BROSNAN YARD PIPELINE Norfolk Southern environmental violation 2011 PHMSA $126,000
UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD Union Pacific environmental violation 2000 EPA $125,000
Union Pacific Railroad Company Union Pacific railroad safety violation 2003 FRA $119,000
Norfolk Southern Railway Compan Norfolk Southern employment discrimination 2014 EEOC $110,000
Canadian National Railway Company Canadian National Railway railroad safety violation 2017 FRA $108,750
Canadian National Railway Company Canadian National Railway railroad safety violation 2017 FRA $108,750
Union Pacific Railroad Company Union Pacific railroad safety violation 2002 FRA $108,500
UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD COMPANY (COR800747) Union Pacific environmental violation 2010 EPA $106,808
LUXAPALILA VALLEY RAILROAD, INC. Genesee & Wyoming environmental violation 2016 EPA $106,100
Union Pacific Railroad Company Union Pacific railroad safety violation 2001 FRA $105,000
CSX TRANSPORTATION CSX environmental violation 2002 EPA $105,000
Union Pacific Railroad Company Union Pacific railroad safety violation 2002 FRA $103,000
Union Pacific Railroad Company Union Pacific railroad safety violation 2002 FRA $100,800
NORFOLK SOUTHERN RAILWAY-BROSNAN YARD PIPELINE Norfolk Southern environmental violation 2010 PHMSA $98,600
Norfolk Southern Railway Company Norfolk Southern railroad safety violation 2003 FRA $95,000
Union Pacific Railroad Company Union Pacific railroad safety violation 2000 FRA $94,500
Canadian Pacific Railway Canadian Pacific Railway railroad safety violation 2006 FRA $91,250
Union Pacific Railroad Union Pacific railroad safety violation 2011 FRA $90,000
Union Pacific Railroad Company Union Pacific railroad safety violation 2003 FRA $90,000
PAN AM RAILWAYS INC AND BOSTON AND MAINE CORPORATION Pan Am Railways environmental violation 2015 EPA (*) $90,000
Union Pacific Railroad Union Pacific railroad safety violation 2010 FRA $89,000
Kansas City Southern Railway Company Kansas City Southern railroad safety violation 2007 FRA $87,150
Union Pacific Railroad Company Union Pacific railroad safety violation 2001 FRA $83,500
CSX Transportation Inc. CSX railroad safety violation 2012 FRA $82,750
Union Pacific Railroad Company Union Pacific railroad safety violation 2007 FRA $82,560
Union Pacific Railroad Company Union Pacific railroad safety violation 2002 FRA $82,500
Canadian National Railway Company Canadian National Railway railroad safety violation 2003 FRA $80,225
WATCO MECHANICAL SERVICES Watco Companies workplace safety or health violation 2012 OSHA $79,500
NORFOLK SOUTHERN RAILWAY-BROSNAN YARD PIPELINE Norfolk Southern environmental violation 2011 PHMSA $77,500
Canadian National Railway Company Canadian National Railway railroad safety violation 2017 FRA $77,420
Union Pacific Railroad Union Pacific railroad safety violation 2011 FRA $75,000
Union Pacific Railroad Union Pacific employment discrimination 2009 EEOC $75,000
CSX TYRANSPORTATION CSX environmental violation 2001 EPA $75,000
Union Pacific Railroad Company Union Pacific railroad safety violation 2002 FRA $72,000
Union Pacific Railroad Company Union Pacific railroad safety violation 2002 FRA $71,200
Union Pacific Railroad Union Pacific environmental violation 2003 EPA $70,000
CSX Transportation Inc. CSX railroad safety violation 2014 FRA $69,440
Union Pacific Railroad Company Union Pacific railroad safety violation 2015 FRA $69,300
Canadian National Railway Company Canadian National Railway railroad safety violation 2015 FRA $68,000
Canadian National Railway Company Canadian National Railway railroad safety violation 2015 FRA $68,000
Union Pacific Railroad Company Union Pacific railroad safety violation 2002 FRA $68,000
WATCO MECHANICAL, LLC Watco Companies workplace safety or health violation 2014 OSHA $68,000
Canadian National Railway Company Canadian National Railway railroad safety violation 2006 FRA $67,500
Union Pacific Railroad Company Union Pacific railroad safety violation 2004 FRA $67,500
Union Pacific Railroad Company Union Pacific railroad safety violation 2007 FRA $67,500
Union Pacific Railroad Company Union Pacific railroad safety violation 2003 FRA $67,025
Union Pacific Railroad Company Union Pacific railroad safety violation 2017 FRA $66,420
Union Pacific Railroad Company Union Pacific railroad safety violation 2003 FRA $66,000
Union Pacific Railroad Company Union Pacific railroad safety violation 2000 FRA $65,750
The Kansas City Southern Railway Company Kansas City Southern railroad safety violation 2009 FRA $64,000
MAINE CENTRAL RAILROAD (PAN AM RAILWAYS) Pan Am Railways environmental violation 2015 EPA (*) $62,000
Union Pacific Railroad Company Union Pacific railroad safety violation 2017 FRA $61,500
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