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CN slates new Milton intermodal and logistics hub CN announced March 17, 2015 a plan to build a C$250 million intermodal and logistics hub adjacent to its main line in Milton, Ont., located approximately 30 miles west of Toronto.

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Carolina Worrell has joined Railway Age as Managing Editor, based at Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corp.’s headquarters in New York City. A graduate of City University of New York-Hunter College, Worrell honed her skills at Dodge Data & Analytics (formerly McGraw Hill Construction),...
shippers-sound-off-at-nears-meeting
Shippers are upbeat on the economy, feel rail pricing is definitely going higher, and vehemently oppose any Class I consolidation, according to responses to questions posed by Cowen and Company Managing Director and Railway Age Contributing Editor Jason Seidl at...
intermodal-traffic-at-record-high
According to figures reported by the Association of American Railroads (AAR) for the week ending April 18, 2015, this is the second highest week on record for intermodal volume, up 8.1% compared to 2014. Total U.S. weekly rail traffic was 556,432...
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Two Class I railroad presidents, BNSF’s Carl Ice and Norfolk Southern’s James Squires, will keynote the May 27 and May 28 sessions, respectively, of the North American Rail Shippers (NARS) 2015 annual meeting at the Drake Hotel, Chicago. “Discover the Possibilities”...
freight-traffic-stays-relatively-flat
According to figures reported by the Association of American Railroads for the week ending April 11, 2015, freight rail traffic remained relatively flat. Total U.S. weekly rail traffic was 557,812 carloads and intermodal units, down 0.3% compared with the same week...

freight-traffic-stays-relatively-flat
According to figures reported by the Association of American Railroads for the week ending April 11, 2015, freight rail traffic remained relatively flat. Total U.S. weekly rail traffic was 557,812 carloads and intermodal units, down 0.3% compared with the same week...
ns-to-wall-street-expect-lower-1q-2015-earnings
While stating that it “does not forecast earnings, and this announcement is not intended to change that policy,” Norfolk Southern said, in a press release issued immediately after the New York Stock Exchange closing bell on April 13, 2015, that...
first-quarter-shipper-survey-notes-“mild-negative”-for-rail
The results of a rail shipper survey conducted by Cowen & Company in 2015’s first quarter indicate a “mild negative for the rail sector,” according to Managing Director and Railway Age Wall Street Contributing Editor Jason Seidl. “Pricing, employment outlook, confidence, recent...
intermodal-uptick-once-again-offsets-carload-dip
According to the most recent figures from the Association of American Railroads (AAR), yet another increase in intermodal traffic helped offset carload traffic decreases especially in coal, metallic ores and metals, and nonmetallic minerals. The AAR on April 8, 2015 reported,...
cold-train-files--million-lawsuit-against-bnsf-railway
Steven Lawson, former President and CEO of Cold Train and Mike Lerner, former Managing Member have filed a $41 million lawsuit against Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) Railway in the US District Court in Spokane, Washington, as a result of...