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Gains again for U.S. freight traffic 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.

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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,...
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Earlier this year, congestion and trackwork on its Northern Corridor forced BNSF to increase transit times for intermodal shipments between the Pacific Northwest and Chicago, a move which has driven some customers to ship via Union Pacific. Now, a segment...
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U.S. rail traffic gained ground in the week ending Aug. 2, 2014, effectively wrapping up a solid month of gains, the Association of American Railroads reported Thursday, Aug. 7. U.S. freight carload volume for the latest week rose 5.6% measured against...
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North American intermodal rail volume continues to notch gains across the board, the Intermodal Association of North America (IANA) reported in its Intermodal Market Trends & Statistics report. IANA's report, issued Monday, Aug. 4, 2014, notes "intermodal posted gains across all...

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North American intermodal rail volume continues to notch gains across the board, the Intermodal Association of North America (IANA) reported in its Intermodal Market Trends & Statistics report. IANA's report, issued Monday, Aug. 4, 2014, notes "intermodal posted gains across all...
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The Association of American Railroads reported continued growth in U.S. rail traffic for the week ending July 26, 2014, with 306,988 total carloads, up 4.3% compared with the same week last year. Total U.S. weekly intermodal volume was 264,809 units,...
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U.S. freight rail traffic for the week ending July 19, 2014 advanced yet again, the Association of American Railroads reported Thursday, July 24, with Canadian rail traffic and Mexican carload traffic also increasing, and only Mexican intermodal failing to gain...
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The Coalition for America’s Gateways and Trade Corridors (CAGTC), a freight transportation advocacy group, has endorsed the Obama Administration’s Build America Investment Initiative, which consists of plans to move infrastructure projects and the economy forward through a new Executive Action. The...
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Railroads in all three major North American nations scored solid gains in freight rail traffic during the week ending July 12, 2014, the Association of American Railroads reported Thursday, July 17. U.S. freight carload traffic rose 4.8% for the week ending...