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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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Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Intermodal loadings in June continued their strong momentum at 1,009,387 trailers and containers, which represent a 1.3 percent—or 13,393 units—increase. The AAR said the weekly intermodal average of 252,347 in June now stands as the single highest weekly intermodal average for any month in history.
Posted on 07/10 at 09:37 AM
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Friday, June 28, 2013

Weekly carload volume—at 288,224—was up 2.7 percent compared to a year ago, and intermodal—at 252,807 trailers and containers—was up 2.7 percent.
Posted on 06/28 at 10:46 AM
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Thursday, June 27, 2013

NS says the new facility is well-positioned to help NS expand its TBT terminal footprint by extending the reach of our network even more effectively to serve additional markets.
Posted on 06/27 at 10:26 AM
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Friday, June 21, 2013

Weekly carload volume—at 288,879—was up 0.5 percent compared to a year ago, and intermodal—at 254,266 trailers and containers—saw a 1.7 percent annual gain.
Posted on 06/21 at 09:13 AM
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Friday, June 14, 2013

Carload volume—at 278,249—was down 2.8 percent annually, and intermodal—at 252,641 trailers and containers—was up 2.5 percent annually.
Posted on 06/14 at 07:49 AM
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