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Friday, April 24, 2015

Intermodal volume was up 8.1 percent annually at 280,016 containers and trailers. This outpaced the week ending April 11 at 270,463 and the week ending April 4 at 271,127. AAR said this tally marks the second highest weekly output it has ever recorded as well as the first time container and trailer traffic was higher than carloads for a one-week period.
Posted on 04/24 at 10:12 AM
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Friday, April 10, 2015

U.S. carloads were down 1.5 percent compared to the same week last year at 277,894, and intermodal volume was up 3.8 percent annually at 271,127 containers and trailers
Posted on 04/10 at 06:06 AM
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Friday, April 03, 2015

Carloads for the month—at 1,117,029—were down 3.4 percent, and intermodal—at 1,084,136 containers and trailers—was up 5.7 percent.
Posted on 04/03 at 10:46 AM
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Friday, March 27, 2015

U.S. carloads were down 2.4 percent annually at 284,618, and intermodal volume was up 6.7 percent compared to the same week as last year at 277,854 trailers and containers.
Posted on 03/27 at 01:41 AM
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Thursday, March 26, 2015

It was a busy day for railroad-related legislation yesterday, with the United States Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee approving two bills with a railroad focus by a voice vote. The respective bills are S. 808, the Surface Transportation Board Reauthorization Act of 2015 and S. 650, the Railroad Safety and Positive Train Control Extension Act.
Posted on 03/26 at 09:47 AM
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Friday, March 20, 2015

U.S. carloads were down 3.5 percent annually at 278,856, and intermodal volume was up 7 percent compared to the same week as last year at 274,175 trailers and containers.
Posted on 03/20 at 07:54 AM
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Friday, March 13, 2015

U.S. Carloads were down 2.1 percent annually at 268,620, and intermodal volume was up 4 percent at 253,762 containers and trailers.
Posted on 03/13 at 08:48 AM
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Friday, March 06, 2015

Largely feeling the effects of the recently resolved West Coast ports labor disruption, railroad and intermodal volumes in February were down annually, according to data released by the Association of American Railroads (AAR) this week.
Posted on 03/06 at 09:58 AM
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Thursday, March 05, 2015

While the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has long stated its goal of having Positive Train Control (PTC) technology installed on 40 percent of its network by December 31, 2015, railroad industry stakeholders have repeatedly stated that reaching that deadline would be a stretch. It now appears that the railroad sector has some members of Congress sharing the same line of thought with legislation rolled out this week that pledges to extend the PTC deadline to 2020.
Posted on 03/05 at 10:42 AM
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Friday, January 23, 2015

U.S. Carloads were up 0.3 percent annually at 290,963, and intermodal at 260,893 containers and trailers dropped 2.4 percent compared to the same week last year.
Posted on 01/23 at 09:43 AM
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