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Friday, July 13, 2012
Carload volume—at 243,156—was down 1 percent annually, and intermodal—203,362 trailers and containers—were up 5.6 percent.
Monday, July 09, 2012
A Bloomberg report states that the four U.S.-based Class I railroads have asked the U.S. Court of Appeals to reverse the ruling, explaining that it could lead to a cumulative $10 billion or more in potential damages.
Posted on 07/09 at 09:13 AM
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Friday, June 29, 2012
In a widely anticipated move, Class I railroad carrier Canadian Pacific Railway formally named Hunter Harrison as its president and chief executive office and a member of its Board of Directors.
Carload volume—at 288,730—was up 1.4 percent annually, and intermodal volume—at 246,128 trailer and containers—were up 4.8 percent.
Tuesday, June 26, 2012
Late last week, a U.S. District judge in the District of Columbia granted class action certification to shipper plaintiffs in a lawsuit which maintains that four United States-based Class I railroads—Burlington Northern Santa Fe, Union Pacific, Norfolk Southern Corp., and CSX—worked together , or colluded, on fuel surcharges assessed to shippers.
Friday, June 22, 2012
Carload volume—at 287,036—was down 2.5 percent annually, and intermodal was up 5.2 percent at 249,975 trailers and containers.
Posted on 06/22 at 09:32 AM
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Friday, June 15, 2012
Carload volume was down 1.7 percent compared to the same week last year and intermodal volumes were up 3.8 percent.
Friday, June 08, 2012
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported that carload and intermodal volumes were mixed in May, continuing an uneven trend of growth on the tracks.
Monday, June 04, 2012
A railroad expert provides guidance on things rail shippers should be in the know on.
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Friday, June 01, 2012
Carload volume at 291,381 was up 1.3 percent compared to the same week last year, and intermodal at 244,726 trailers and containers was up 4.3 percent annually