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By Jeff Berman · December 2, 2011
While the prospects of a national railroad strike were fairly high earlier in the week, the situation appears to be far less dire, with tentative agreements in place between major freight railroads and two of the three railroad labor unions that the railroads had yet to reach an agreement.
By Jeff Berman · December 2, 2011
Rail traffic continues to positively trend upward, with gains on both the carload and intermodal side for the week ending November 26 according to data released by the Association of American Railroads (AAR).
By Jeff Berman · November 29, 2011
With the clock winding down, the ongoing dispute between railroad management and labor over contractual issues largely focused on health care and economic issues remains in flux.
By Jeff Berman · November 18, 2011
Carload volume—at 299,591—was up 0.5 percent annually and slightly ahead of the week ending November 5 at 298,465.
By Jeff Berman · November 11, 2011
Intermodal volumes at 239,180 trailers and containers were up 3.5 percent annually.
By Jeff Berman · November 7, 2011
October carloads—at 1,215,627—were up 1.7 percent annually. And intermodal—at 975,566 trailers and containers—was up 3.6 percent compared to October 2010.
By LM Staff · October 28, 2011
Carload volume—at 301,864—was down 0.5 percent year-over-year and behind the week ending October 15, which hit 303,363.
By LM Staff · October 21, 2011
Carload volume—at 303,363—was flat on an annual basis.
By LM Staff · October 14, 2011
Carload volume—at 302,500—was up 2.1 percent annually and was behind the week ending October 1, which hit 312,170 carloads, and is the highest weekly carload mark for 2011, according to AAR data.
By LM Staff · October 7, 2011
Intermodal sets 2011 weekly record for second straight week.
By LM Staff · September 30, 2011
Carload volume—at 305,133—was up 1.1 percent annually and approached the week ending April 2, which hit 305,905 carloads, marking the highest weekly carload tally since the end of 2008.
By LM Staff · September 23, 2011
Carload volume—at 299,914—was down 1.4 percent year-over-year and was up compared to last week’s 278,382.
By LM Staff · September 16, 2011
Carload volume—at 278,382—was up 0.1 percent year-over-year and was down compared to the previous three weeks.
By LM Staff · September 8, 2011
August carloads—at 1,482,570—were down 0.3 percent annually. Intermodal—at 1,179,838 trailers and containers—was up 0.4 percent compared to August 2010.
By LM Staff · September 2, 2011
Carload volume—299,943—was down 0.8 percent annually and was down compared to 300,521 during the week of August 20.

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