Railroad

By Jeff Berman · August 17, 2010
The positive momentum for intermodal transportation, which gained momentum during the first quarter of the year, continued on a steady track in the second quarter, according to the most recent Market Trends report from the Intermodal Association of North America (IANA).
By Patrick Burnson · August 16, 2010
The ocean cargo gateway is set to build the first new terminal on the U.S. East Coast
By Jeff Berman · August 12, 2010
Following a week in which carload and intermodal volumes hit high marks for the year, volumes for the week ending August 7 were somewhat tempered, according to data from the Association of American Railroads (AAR).
By Patrick Burnson · August 12, 2010
The South Carolina State Ports Authority and the South Carolina Coastal Conservation League concluded several months of mediation and reached a settlement
By Jeff Berman · August 5, 2010
In the last few days trains have begun rolling in and out of Class I railroad carrier Union Pacific’s 785-acre Joliet, Illinois Intermodal Terminal.
By Jeff Berman · August 3, 2010
Canadian National Railway and TSI Terminal Systems recently announced they have taken the next step and signed a Service Level Agreement, following a Memorandum of Understanding inked in June in an effort to draw greater volumes and enhanced service levels for shippers at Port Metro Vancouver.
By Patrick Burnson · July 30, 2010
Five local maritime and cargo companies that have taken extraordinary steps to improve air quality collected honors at the third annual San Pedro Bay Ports Clean Air Action Plan Air Quality Awards presented by the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles.
By Patrick Burnson · July 28, 2010
The U.S. House of Representa­tives unan­imously voted yesterday to support a resolution honoring America’s freight railroad industry and its employees.
By Patrick Burnson · July 28, 2010
More good news surfaced in the domestic rail sector yesterday as Norfolk Southern Corporation reported second-quarter 2010 net income earnings.
By Patrick Burnson · July 26, 2010
Shippers comprising the Waterfront Coalition are among those stakeholders now urging a quick conclusion of negotiations on a contract for the Office and Clerical Unit in southern California.
By Jeff Berman · July 23, 2010
Weekly carload volumes—at 282,199—were up 3.5 percent compared to 2009 and down 13.8 percent compared to 2008.
<p>The Association of American Railroads (AAR) today reported that monthly rail carloads for June 2010 were up 10.6 percent compared with last year, but still down 10.2 percent compared with June 2008.</p> By Jeff Berman · July 16, 2010
Railroad volumes for the week ending July 10 were down year-over-year and compared to 2008, according to the Association of American Railroads (AAR).
By LM Staff · July 14, 2010
The Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today that its Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI) fell 0.4 percent in May, following two months of sequential increases.
By Jeff Berman · July 14, 2010
Rail traffic is up year-over-year in June but remains below 2008 levels.
By Jeff Berman · July 13, 2010
The rebound in market conditions for the freight railroad industry—due to an improving economy—is evident based on second quarter earnings results for Class I railroad carrier CSX.

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