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U.S., Canada rail freight loads add to gains Total U.S. and Canadian freight rail traffic, along with Mexico intermodal volume, continued to gain ground during the week ending Sept. 6, 2014, the Association of American Railroads reported Thursday, Sept. 11. Only Mexican freight carload traffic declined.

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The freight transportation outlook from Cowen & Co.’s 7th Annual Transportation Conference is positive, with railroads benefitting from growth in a broad range of markets, according to Managing Director and Railway Age Wall Street Contributing Editor Jason Seidl. In general, “freight...
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The Sept. 4, 2014 opening of the 
$51 million Mufford Crescent overpass in Langley, B.C., marks the completion of all nine Roberts Bank Rail
 Corridor (RBRC) infrastructure improvement projects in the Lower Mainland of
 British Columbia, improving trade links, and safety...
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U.S. freight rail traffic for the week ending Aug. 30, 2014 registered increases in line with the entire month of August, the Association of American Railroads said Thursday, Sept. 4. U.S. freight carload traffic rose 1.3% in the last week of...
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CG Railway, Inc.’s Rail Ferry Service between the United States and Mexico reached a milestone on August 29, 2014 with its 1,000th voyage. CG Railway’s service commenced in January 2001 with two Rail Ferry vessels providing a shorter-distance sea alternative to...
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U.S. freight rail traffic continued to gain ground in the latest week ending Aug. 23, 2014, the Association of American Railroads reported Thursday, Aug. 28, even as Canadian and Mexican traffic fared less well. U.S. freight carload traffic advanced 3% measured...

cg-railway-marks-1000th-voyage
CG Railway, Inc.’s Rail Ferry Service between the United States and Mexico reached a milestone on August 29, 2014 with its 1,000th voyage. CG Railway’s service commenced in January 2001 with two Rail Ferry vessels providing a shorter-distance sea alternative to...
us-freight-traffic-stays-strong-in-latest-week
U.S. freight rail traffic continued to gain ground in the latest week ending Aug. 23, 2014, the Association of American Railroads reported Thursday, Aug. 28, even as Canadian and Mexican traffic fared less well. U.S. freight carload traffic advanced 3% measured...
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U.S. rail traffic for the week ending Aug. 16, 2014 kept its winning streak rolling, the Association of American Railroads said Thursday, Aug. 21. U.S. freight carload traffic for the week rose 2.8% measured against the comparable week in 2013, AAR...
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U.S. freight rail traffic continued gaining substantially during the first full week of August, ending Aug. 9, 2014, the Association of American Railroads reported Thursday, Aug. 14. U.S. freight carload traffic rose 4.5% for the week, measured against the comparable week...
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Erik B. Hansen, who has spent more than 25 years in leadership positions at A.P. Moller-Maersk and affiliated companies, has joined Kansas City Southern as Vice President Intermodal. Daniel B. Bozung, who has held positions in marketing, corporate public affairs,...