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Thursday, February 24, 2011

Earlier today, the Surface Transportation Board (STB) held a hearing, entitled “Review of Commodity, Boxcar, and TOFC/COFC Exemptions.” The STB said the objective of the hearing is to review regulatory exemptions for certain types of rail traffic to determine their effectiveness in the marketplace, see whether the rationale behind these exemptions should be revisited, and also if these exemptions should be subject to periodic review.
Posted on 02/24 at 01:16 PM
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Friday, January 07, 2011

Carload volume at 240,073 was up 5.6 percent year-over-year, and intermodal at 166,894 trailers and containers was up 11.9 percent over 2009,
Posted on 01/07 at 09:06 AM
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Friday, December 17, 2010

The Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported that railroad volumes for the week ending December 11 were up compared to the same timeframe a year ago.
Posted on 12/17 at 10:15 AM
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Wednesday, December 15, 2010

The case for heavier trucks received good news in Washington, D.C. this week, with Senator Susan Collins (R-Maine) stating that the Senate Appropriations Committee, on which she serves as a member, support a one-year extension of a pilot program that exempts Maine’s federal highways from the 80,000 pound federal truck weight limit.
Posted on 12/15 at 11:18 AM
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Friday, December 10, 2010

The Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported that railroad volumes for the week ending December 4 were up on an annual basis. Carload volume at 303,570 was up 6.8 percent compared to the same period in 2009 and were up significantly compared to the 254,121 recorded during Thanksgiving week.
Posted on 12/10 at 09:01 AM
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Tuesday, December 07, 2010

November rail volumes were up compared to the same period in 2009, according to data released by the Association of American Railroads (AAR). The AAR reported that monthly rail carloads for November—at 1,137,626—were up 4.5 percent year-over-year.
Posted on 12/07 at 08:20 AM
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Friday, December 03, 2010

Railroad volumes for the week of Thanksgiving ending November 27 showed steady year-over-year improvements, according to data released by the Association of American Railroads (AAR).
Posted on 12/03 at 08:54 AM
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Friday, November 19, 2010

Railroad volumes for the week ending November 13 were up year-over-year, according to data released by the Association of American Railroads (AAR). Carload volume at 297,269 was up 5.8 percent compared to the same week last year
Posted on 11/19 at 08:08 AM
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Friday, November 12, 2010

Railroad volumes for the week ending November were up year-over-year, according to data released by the Association of American Railroads (AAR). Carload volume at 288,056 was up 4.9 percent compared to the same week last year but down compared to the three previous weeks at 292,884, 302,855, and 303,664, respectively.
Posted on 11/12 at 09:01 AM
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Tuesday, November 09, 2010

Like preceding months, October rail volumes were up and down when compared to the last two years, according to data released by the Association of American Railroads (AAR). The AAR reported that monthly rail carloads for October—at 1,196, 432—were up 8.7 percent from October 2009 and down 7.9 percent from October 2008. And the weekly October average of 299,108 carloads was the highest since October 2008, topping September’s 297, 502 weekly carload average.
Posted on 11/09 at 03:39 PM
NewsContainerAARCarloadAssociation of American RailroadsTrailersAnthony B. HatchPermalink



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