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CSX opens Montreal intermodal terminal CSX has opened its new Valleyfield Intermodal Terminal in Salaberry-de-Valleyfield near Montreal, Quebec, expanding the railroad’s intermodal network capacity and offering Canadian customers domestic and international service that connects with the its 21,000 mile U.S. network.

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North American freight rail traffic notched gains over comparable 2013 levels as the month of December began, the Association of American Railroads said Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014. AAR, reporting on activity for the week ending Dec. 6, 2014, said U.S. freight...
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U.S. freight traffic continued gaining ground during the week ending Nov. 29, 2014, with U.S. freight carload traffic returning to the win category after a one-week hiatus, the Association of American Railroads said Thursday, Dec. 4. The gains bolstered increased...
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U.S. freight carload traffic declined during the week ending Nov. 22, 2014, ending a long winning streak, the Association of American Railroads reported, though intermodal volume and overall U.S. rail traffic still scored gains. Total combined U.S. weekly rail traffic edged...
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U.S. rail traffic for the week ending Nov. 15, 2014 continued to show strength, the Association of American Railroads reported Thursday, Nov. 20. U.S. freight carload traffic gained a relatively modest 0.3% for the week measured against the comparable period in...
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“Rail Shipping 2015: Meeting the Challenges of High Demand” will be the theme for the 244th meeting of the Midwest Association of Rail Shippers (MARS), Jan. 14–15, 2015 in Oak Brook, Ill. Among the key presenters are CSX Transportation Chief Commercial...

take-a-trip-to-mars-this-january
“Rail Shipping 2015: Meeting the Challenges of High Demand” will be the theme for the 244th meeting of the Midwest Association of Rail Shippers (MARS), Jan. 14–15, 2015 in Oak Brook, Ill. Among the key presenters are CSX Transportation Chief Commercial...
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U.S. freight rail traffic during the week ending Nov. 8, 2014 maintained upward momentum, measured against the comparable week in 2013, the Association of American Railroads reported Thursday, Nov. 13. U.S. freight carload traffic moved up a modest 0.2% compared with...
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A suit filed in federal court seeks to block CSX from improving and expanding its Virginia Avenue Tunnel in Washington, D.C. Last June the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) D.C. District Department of Transportation (DDOT) released a Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS)...
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Railroads are searching for ways to keep intermodal moving, and growing, on a capacity-constrained network. Intermodal is the fastest-growing freight sector for railroad industry traffic and revenue growth. In 2013, the U.S. Class I roads originated 12.8 million units worth $16.5...
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U.S. domestic container volume rose 5.1% in the third quarter, outdoing a 4.7% advance by international container volume during the period, the Intermodal Association of North America (IANA) said Monday, Nov. 10, 2014. IANA, issuing its Intermodal Market Trends & Statistics...