By LM Staff · March 23, 2018
Rail carloads headed up 7.5% annually at 263,352, and intermodal trailers and containers increased 12.7% annually to 273,986 units.
By LM Staff · March 16, 2018
Carloads were up 1.6% at 256,075, and intermodal containers and trailers saw a 10.8% annual gain to 278,207.
By LM Staff · March 9, 2018
Rail carloads, at 1,028,141, were down 0.3%, or 2,753 carloads, compared to February 2017. Intermodal containers and trailers saw a 3.3%, or 68,217 unit gain, to 2,132,142 in February.
By Jeff Berman · March 2, 2018
Carloads decreased 1.3% to 251,970, and intermodal containers and trailers posted a 6.7% annual gain at 276,470.
By LM Staff · February 16, 2018
Carloads slipped 0.5% annually to 251,058, and intermodal containers and trailers, at 268,487, saw a 3.7% annual gain.
By Jeff Berman · January 26, 2018
Carloads fell 7.6% annually to 241,258, and intermodal containers and trailers saw a 1.8% annual gain to 266,981.
By LM Staff · January 19, 2018
Freight volumes, Intermodal containers and trailers headed up 5% to 270,586, ahead of the 207,216 recorded for the week ending January 6.
By LM Staff · January 12, 2018
Carloads dropped 5.2% to 208,646. Intermodal containers and trailers fell 3.9% annually to 207,216.
By Jeff Berman · January 8, 2018
United States Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao penned a letter to Class I railroads, as well as passenger railroads and state and local transportation agencies, regarding the federally-mandated Positive Train Control (PTC) mandate, which is slated to be fully implemented by December 31, 2018.
By Jeff Berman · January 4, 2018
2017 U.S. carloads increased 2.9%, or 381,266 carloads, annually to 13,478,126, compared to 2016’s 13,096,860. Intermodal containers and trailers headed up 3.9%, or 521,121 units, annually to 14,011,834 for the highest annual tally ever recorded for the segment. Intermodal trucking rates
By LM Staff · December 15, 2017
Carloads, at 267,963, were up 3.4% annually, and intermodal containers and trailers rose 4.6% annually to 292,793 units.
By Jeff Berman · December 8, 2017
Carloads were essentially flat, falling 0.9%, or 11,442 carloads, annually to 1,307,521, and intermodal containers and trailers headed up 3.8% annually, or 50,029 units, to 1,369,160, with the AAR noting that intermodal volume is still on track to set a new annual record this year.
By LM Staff · November 29, 2017
Rail carloads headed up 0.2% to 230,326, and intermodal containers and trailers increased 4.7% to 233,276.
By LM Staff · November 27, 2017
Rail carloads were off 1.6% annually at 266,927, and intermodal containers and trailers headed up 3.9% to 287,139.

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