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Friday, May 04, 2012

April carloads—at 1,113,105—were down 64,335 carloads or 5.5 percent annually. Intermodal—at 946,951 trailers and containers—was up 32,505 units or 3.6 percent compared to April 2011.
Posted on 05/04 at 08:38 AM
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Friday, March 16, 2012

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 on 03/16 at 01:52 AM
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Friday, February 24, 2012

Carload volume—at 281,989—was down 5.2 percent annually and ahead of the week ending February 11 at 279,501.
Posted on 02/24 at 10:50 AM
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Monday, January 30, 2012

The Association of American Railroads (AAR) said today that the seven North America-based Class I freight railroads are on track to invest a record $13 billion in capital expenditures for 2012, with the capital going towards expanding, upgrading, and enhancing the U.S. freight rail network.
Posted on 01/30 at 10:09 AM
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Monday, January 09, 2012

The once tenuous situation regarding a potential railroad strike received more good news last week, when the National Railway Labor Conference said that three more railroad unions have ratified new contracts with the Class Is.
Posted on 01/09 at 11:09 AM
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Friday, January 06, 2012

Following two straight months of declining freight shipments and expenditures, the December 2011 edition of the Cass Freight Index inched closer to positive territory.
Posted on 01/06 at 10:59 AM
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Friday, November 11, 2011

Intermodal volumes at 239,180 trailers and containers were up 3.5 percent annually.
Posted on 11/11 at 09:28 AM
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Monday, November 07, 2011

While the economic recovery has had its fair share of stops and starts, it may be happening again in earnest on the railways. That is the consensus from John Lanigan, executive vice president and chief marketing officer at BNSF Railway.
Posted on 11/07 at 03:16 PM
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Despite recent actions taken by the National Industrial Transportation League (NITL) to address an onerous situation, “captive shippers” will continue to pay a monopoly tax on their rail shipments
Posted on 11/07 at 09:51 AM
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