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Friday, April 27, 2012

Carload volume—at 282,262—was down 3.6 percent annually and ahead of the week ending April 14 at 276,789 and the week ending April 7 at 270,974.
Posted on 04/27 at 08:09 AM
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Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Class I railroad carrier CSX last night reported record first quarter earnings of $449 million and $0.43 per share. The earnings per share performance exceeded Wall Street expectations of $0.38 per share and was up 23 percent annually.
Posted on 04/18 at 10:55 AM
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Monday, March 26, 2012

Last week, the Department of Transportation’s Surface Transportation Board (STB) held a public hearing to explore the impact of Berkshire Hathaway’s acquisition of the BNSF Railway Company on “certain costing determinations.”
Posted on 03/26 at 02:31 PM
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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, March 02, 2012

Earlier today, Class I railroad carrier Union Pacific reported that Chairman, President and CEO James R. Young is taking a medical leave of absence while being treated for pancreatic cancer.
Posted on 03/02 at 02:36 PM
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Friday, January 20, 2012

Following a sluggish first week of 2012, rail volumes for the week ending January 14 showed solid growth, according to data from the Association of American Railroads (AAR).
Posted on 01/20 at 09:51 AM
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Monday, January 09, 2012

Railroad and intermodal volumes continued to move in the right direction in 2011, according to data released by the Association of American Railroads (AAR).
Posted on 01/09 at 01:05 PM
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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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Tuesday, November 29, 2011

As freight transportation volumes are primarily showing flat or modest growth levels, intermodal still is showing very strong growth prospects, with the very likely possibility that the drivers for future intermodal gains are very promising.
Posted on 11/29 at 12:07 PM
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Thursday, November 03, 2011

With a December 31 deadline looming for a short line railroad track maintenance credit looming, the top executive of the American Short Line & Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA) pulled no punches in explaining why it needs to be extended.
Posted on 11/03 at 09:14 AM
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