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Posted 03/30 · 09:34 AM · LM Editorial
Carload volume—at 278,393—was down 7.2 percent annually and slightly below the week ending March 17 at 278,420.
Posted 03/26 · 02:31 PM · LM Editorial
Last week, the Department of Transportation’s Surface Transportation Board (STB) held a public hearing to explore the impact of Berkshire Hathaway’s acquisition of the BNSF Railway Company on “certain costing determinations.”
Posted 03/23 · 09:21 AM · LM Editorial
Carload volume—at 278,420—was down 5.3 percent annually and slightly below the week ending March 10 at 278,728 and also below the week ending March 3 at 283,312.
Posted 03/16 · 01:52 AM · LM Editorial
Carload volume-at 278,728-was down 4.8 percent annually, and intermodal-at 226,039 trailers and containers—was up 4.2 percent annually.
Posted 03/14 · 09:48 AM · LM Editorial
Class I railroad carrier CN said this week it has introduced new import/export container train services between the Port of Prince Rupert, British Columbia and Calgary and Edmonton, effective June 2012.
Posted 03/09 · 10:21 AM · LM Editorial
February carloads—at 1,410,992—were down 1.9 percent annually. And intermodal—at 1,122,458 trailers and containers—was up 2.4 percent compared to February 2011.
Posted 03/02 · 02:36 PM · LM Editorial
Earlier today, Class I railroad carrier Union Pacific reported that Chairman, President and CEO James R. Young is taking a medical leave of absence while being treated for pancreatic cancer.
Posted 03/02 · 09:48 AM · LM Editorial
Carload volume—at 281,644—was down 5 percent annually and slightly behind the week ending February 18 at 281,989.
Posted 02/24 · 10:50 AM · LM Editorial
Carload volume—at 281,989—was down 5.2 percent annually and ahead of the week ending February 11 at 279,501.
Posted 02/22 · 03:44 PM · LM Editorial
Officials said that the contract between the companies is a long-term agreement at competitive market rates, adding that it encompasses the intermodal operations of APL, as well as those of APL Logistics’ auto-related activities in North America.