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Intermodal dip disrupts U.S. freight traffic win streak Total cumulative U.S. weekly rail traffic for the week ending Jan. 17, 2015 slipped 1% measured against the comparable week in 2015, the Association of American Railroads reported Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015.

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Farmington Hills, Mich.-based Federated Railways, Inc. owner Louis Ferris, in a statement released Friday, Jan. 16, 2015 said he has filed a lawsuit against Michael Lerner, the owner of Rail Logistics and Cold Train. The lawsuit by Ferris seeks to recover...
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Based on the generally positive atmosphere at the 2015 Midwest Association of Rail Shippers (MARS) Winter Meeting in Oak Brook, Ill., railroad/customer relationships are improving as capacity and service quality issues are being addressed. Cliffs Natural Resources, a major producer of...
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Cowen and Company’s Fourth Quarter 2014 Rail Shipper Survey “suggests that the potential negative impacts on rail pricing power from the deceleration in crude shipment growth and suboptimal service have been more than offset by pent-up demand for rail service...
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In a pattern uncommon during most of 2014, U.S. freight carload traffic gained ground as 2015 began while U.S. intermodal volume slipped, the Association of American Railroads reported Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015. U.S. freight carload traffic for the week ending Jan....
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CSX has launched a new online portal to help its customers more easily access the resources they need to locate or expand facilities on CSX’s rail network: www.csxindustrialdevelopment.com. “CSX is consistently pursuing opportunities to create and grow long-term, positive customer relationships...

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CSX has launched a new online portal to help its customers more easily access the resources they need to locate or expand facilities on CSX’s rail network: www.csxindustrialdevelopment.com. “CSX is consistently pursuing opportunities to create and grow long-term, positive customer relationships...
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The final full week of 2014 was another winning one for U.S. freight rail traffic, and indeed for rail traffic throughout the three NAFTA nations, the Association of American Railroads reported Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014. AAR said U.S. freight carload traffic...
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Tiger Cool Express LLC, a transporter of produce and food products in temperature-controlled intermodal containers, has added 35 domestic containers to its fleet. The new acquisition marks an increase in the fleet size by 17.5%, to 234 containers. The new containers...
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U.S. freight rail traffic continued gaining over 2013 levels in the week ending Dec. 13, 2014, the Association of American Railroads said Thursday, Dec. 18. U.S. freight carload traffic rose a substantial 12.1% measured against the comparable week in 2013, while...
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Auto Truck Group on Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014 announced a new work truck and commercial van upfitting and manufacturing facility in O'Fallon, Mo., set to open before month's end. The 40,000 square foot facility includes enough space to upfit more than...