Intermodal

aar-“demand-for-rail-service-should-continue-to-grow”
In reporting weekly U.S. rail traffic as well as volumes for August 2015 and the first eight months of 2015, the Association of American Railroads said that traffic is beginning to show some signs of growth. “August had essentially the same...
aar-reports-flat-weekly-rail-traffic
For the week ending August 22, 2015, total U.S. rail traffic was 567,943 carloads and intermodal units, up 0.4% compared with the same week in 2014, the Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported on August 26, 2015. Total carloads for the...
itl-adds-staff-expands-services-for-intermodal-growth
Following this summer’s open house of its new operations offices in the Crossroads District of Kansas City, Atlanta, Ga.-based Infinity Transportation Logistics (ITL), LLC, has recently added staff, upgraded software/information technology systems, and has expanded service offerings to keep pace...
inrd-opens-upgraded-white-river-bridge
The Indiana Rail Road on Aug. 21, 2015 officially opened it new White River Bridge, which replaces a structure built 116 years ago incapable of handling modern heavy-haul freight trains. The new steel-girder and pre-stressed concrete bridge, located two miles north...
freight-traffic-dips-slightly-intermodal-makes-modest-gains
For the week ending August 15, 2015, total U.S. weekly rail traffic was 564, 502 carloads and intermodal units, down 1.7% compared with the same week last year, as carload traffic took a dip and intermodal made slight gains, the...

aar-cbr-leveling-off-in-2015
In reporting Class I railroad traffic for the week ending Aug. 8, 2015, the Association of American Railroads (AAR) took note of the fact that CBR (crude by rail) shipments in 2015's second quarter dropped 16%, or 21,189 tank car...
aar-carload-traffic-drops-65-in-july
In reporting weekly U.S. rail traffic, as well as volumes for July 2015 and the first seven months of 2015, the Association of American Railroads (AAR) revealed on August 5, 2015 that U.S. carload traffic in July dropped 6.5%, while...
csx’s-gooden-wins-top-intermodal-industry-award
The Intermodal Association of America (IANA) announced August 3, 2015 that Clarence Gooden, Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer of CSX Corporation, will be honored with the 2015 IANA Silver Kingpin Award at this year’s Intermodal EXPO in Fort...
kcs-opens-new-texas-intermodal-terminal
Kansas City Southern (KCS) on July 30, 2015, celebrated the dedication of its new, state-of-the-art intermodal terminal in Wylie, Tex., with a ribbon-cutting ceremony that included the attendance of local public officials. After 12 months of construction, the more than...
aar-freight-traffic-continues-to-stay-flat
For the week ending July 25, 2015, total U.S. weekly rail traffic was 557,612 carloads and intermodal units, down 2.5% compared with the same week last year, as only one of 10 commodity groups posted an increase, the Association of...