Railroad Shipping

By LM Staff · July 21, 2017
Carloads headed up 0.3 percent to 262,869, and intermodal units saw a 7.4 percent annual gain to 277,136.
By Jeff Berman · July 7, 2017
United States rail carload and intermodal volumes reached the halfway point of 2017 in decent shape on the volume front, according to data issued this week by the Association of American Railroads (AAR).
By LM Staff · June 30, 2017
Rail carloads rose 2.3 percent compared to the same week a year ago at 263,504, and intermodal container and trailer volume increased 4.9% to 281,190.
By Jeff Berman · June 8, 2017
Entitled the “Rail Shipper Fairness Act,” the legislation is geared towards challenges rail shippers face along the lines of a need to reduce costs and improving rail service.
By LM Staff · June 2, 2017
Rail carloads increased 8% at 266,564, and intermodal container and trailer volume increased 5.4% to 281,359.
By LM Staff · May 26, 2017
Rail carloads rose 6.4%to 260,115, and intermodal container and trailer volume increased 4.6% annually to 274,807.
By LM Staff · May 5, 2017
Carloads saw an 8.4 percent, or 78,949 carloads, annual gain to 1,023,300, and intermodal containers and trailers rose 2.3 percent, or 23,448 units, compared to April 2016.
By Jeff Berman · April 5, 2017
These proposed rules, said the STB, implement Section 11 of the Surface Transportation Board Reauthorization Act of 2015, which required the STB to consider how procedures for expediting court litigation might be applied to rate cases.
By Jeff Berman · March 28, 2017
The Florida East Coast Railway (FEC) and GMéxico Transportes S.A. de C.V.(GMXT), the transportation unit of Mexico City, Mexico-based miner Grupo Mexico, announced that they have entered into an agreement in which GMXT will acquire FEC in an all-cash transaction, which is expected to close subject to satisfaction of closing conditions.
By Jeff Berman · March 6, 2017
Carloads were up 6.7 percent, or 65,141, to 1,044,040, and intermodal containers and trailers in February at 1,068,439, rose 1.8 percent, or 19,350 units, compared to February 2016.
By LM Staff · February 24, 2017
Carloads increased 7.6 percent annually to 263,620, and intermodal containers and trailers saw a 6 percent annual increase to 267,503.
By Jeff Berman · January 30, 2017
The rule, entitled “United States Rail Service Issues–Data Collection,” was issued late last year and requires all Class I railroads, as well as the Chicago Transportation Coordination Office, through its Class I members, to report certain service performance metrics to the STB on a weekly, semiannual, and occasional basis.
By Jeff Berman · January 19, 2017
Executive retires from position at Canadian Pacific, partners up with hedge fund investor to try and line up a senior management spot with CSX.
By Jeff Berman · December 19, 2016
While shipments were down, the report noted that it does not create a major cause for concern, with some degree of normal seasonality at work, coupled with Donald Broughton, the report’s author and transportation analyst at Avondale Partners, noting that on an industry and anecdotal basis market sentiment indicates there are daily reports of stronger shipment volume in almost all modes of freight transportation.

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