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Wednesday, August 24, 2011

The proposed changes would provide greater flexibility to railroads and the FRA in assessing the need for PTC without adversely affecting the safety of America’s rail lines.
Posted on 08/24 at 02:19 AM
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Friday, August 19, 2011

Carload volume—at 292,266—was down 1.42 percent annually and ahead of the week ending August 6 at 287,329.
Posted on 08/19 at 12:52 PM
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Friday, August 05, 2011

July carloads—at 1,111,682—were down 1 percent annually. Intermodal—at 895,649 trailers and containers—was up 1.3 percent compared to July 2010.
Posted on 08/05 at 01:29 AM
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Thursday, July 28, 2011

Rail traffic was up slightly for the week ending July 23, according to data released by the Association of American Railroads (AAR).
Posted on 07/28 at 12:02 PM
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Friday, July 22, 2011

A new white paper from global real estate firm Jones Lang LaSalle points to the increasing importance of inland ports as a critical link in the global supply chain.

Rail traffic was mixed for the week ending July 16, according to data released by the Association of American Railroads (AAR).
Posted on 07/22 at 07:51 AM
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Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Class I railroad carrier CSX got things rolling on the tracks with record-setting second quarter earnings of $506 million and $0.46 per share for a 28 percent annual gain. This topped Wall Street estimates in the $0.44 per share range.
Posted on 07/20 at 01:39 PM
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Friday, July 15, 2011

Carload volume—at 245,574—was down 3.2 percent year-over-year.
Posted on 07/15 at 10:24 AM
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Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Following flat traffic growth on an annual basis in May, the Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported that both carload and intermodal volumes in June were up compared to the same timeframe last year.

Monday, July 11, 2011

At a time when the freight railroad industry is seeing more than its fair share of regulatory action, rail shippers received some good news last week, when the Surface Transportation Board said it is reducing the fee shippers pay to file a railroad rate or unreasonable practice complaint from $20,000 to $350—while maintaining its $150 filing fee for an expedited small rate case.
Posted on 07/11 at 02:07 PM
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