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Thursday, October 10, 2013

Looking at the current state of the United States railroad carload market, the overall take from FTR Associates Senior Consultant Larry Gross is that things have been relatively quiet in terms of year-over-year performance, with signs of improvement going forward.
Posted on 10/10 at 12:22 PM
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Friday, October 04, 2013

The AAR reported that September carloads—at 1,159,784—were up 0.7 percent over September 2012, and intermodal containers and trailers were up 4.4 percent annually with 1,027,522 containers and trailers.
Posted on 10/04 at 09:05 AM
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Monday, September 30, 2013

The Department of Transportation’s Surface Transportation Board (STB) recently introduced its adoption of final rules establishing disclosure requirements for transactions involving interchange agreements.
Posted on 09/30 at 11:31 AM
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Friday, September 20, 2013

Carload volume—at 296,221—was up 1.5 percent annually, and intermodal was up 4.9 percent annually at 296,221 trailers and containers.
Posted on 09/20 at 09:45 AM
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Friday, August 16, 2013

Carload and intermodal volumes were mixed for the week ending August 10, according to data released by the Association of American Railroads (AAR).
Posted on 08/16 at 08:35 AM
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Monday, August 12, 2013

The four United States-based Class I railroads received good news late last week, when the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit dismissed a June 2012 decision by a U.S. District judge in the District of Columbia that maintained Burlington Northern Santa Fe, Union Pacific, Norfolk Southern, and CSX worked together—or colluded—on fuel surcharges assessed to shippers.
Posted on 08/12 at 12:57 PM
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Monday, August 05, 2013

Following the tragic event on July 6 in Lac-Megantic, Quebec, when a Montreal, Maine & Atlantic Railway train carrying crude oil derailed, resulting in a massive explosion and 47 casualties, Transport Canada, the Canadian equivalent of the United States Department of Transportation, issued an emergency directive designed to increase rail safety.
Posted on 08/05 at 08:42 AM
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Friday, July 26, 2013

Carload volume—at 277,933—was down 3 percent annually, and intermodal was up 2.8 percent annually at 253,424 trailers and containers.
Posted on 07/26 at 07:02 AM
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Wednesday, July 24, 2013

The Department of Transportation’s Surface Transportation Board (STB) last week came out with a unanimous decision regarding Rate Regulation Reforms, Ex Parte 715, which it said adopts revised rules to its railroad rate-reasonableness procedures as part of an ongoing effort to augment its rate regulation processes, specifically the ones focused on resolving smaller rail rate disputes.
Posted on 07/24 at 10:33 AM
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Friday, July 12, 2013

Carload volume—at 247,896—was up 2 percent annually, and intermodal—at 205,597 trailers and containers—was up 1.1 percent.
Posted on 07/12 at 08:49 AM
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