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Friday, September 30, 2011
The Western Coal Traffic League filed a petition with the Department of Transportation’s Surface Transportation Board (STB) requesting that the STB issue an order that would adjust the Uniform Railroad Costing System of Class I railroad carrier BNSF Railway Company.
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.
Friday, 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.
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Friday, 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.
Thursday, September 08, 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.
Friday, September 02, 2011
Carload volume—299,943—was down 0.8 percent annually and was down compared to 300,521 during the week of August 20.
Tuesday, August 30, 2011
Class I rail carrier CSX recently announced it has invested $59 million in an intermodal terminal expansion in Columbus, Ohio, which is part of the company’s National Gateway initiative.
Friday, August 26, 2011
Carload volume—at 300,521—was up 1.1 percent annually, and it was ahead of the week ending August 13, which hit 292,266 and the week ending August 6 at 287,329.
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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.