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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.
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
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.
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
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
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.
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.
Friday, January 16, 2015
U.S. Carloads were up 7.5 percent at 276,573, and intermodal at 240,947 containers and trailers was up 2.1 percent annually.
Posted on 01/16 at 09:45 AM
Friday, January 09, 2015
In a year in which United States-based railroads saw more than its fair share of issues, due largely to poor weather, congestion and service problems, annual growth was solid, according to data released by the Association of American Railroads (AAR).
Posted on 01/09 at 11:26 AM
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Tuesday, January 06, 2015
U.S. Carloads were up 9.2 percent at 252,100, and intermodal at 181,238 containers and trailers saw a 5.4 percent annual gain.