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Friday, July 20, 2012

Rail carload and intermodal volumes were both up for the week ending July 14, according to data from the Association of American Railroads (AAR).
Posted on 07/20 at 01:14 AM
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Wednesday, July 18, 2012

A report by the USPS Office of Inspector General (OIG), entitled “Strategic Advantages of Moving Mail by Rail,” highlights the fact that moving USPS services and products on rail could be highly advantageous and beneficial for the USPS, with multiple benefits.
Posted on 07/18 at 01:26 PM
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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.
Posted on 07/13 at 08:38 AM
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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.
Posted on 06/29 at 09:27 AM
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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.
Posted on 06/26 at 09:32 AM
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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.
Posted on 06/15 at 09:33 AM
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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.
Posted on 06/08 at 11:35 AM
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