Intermodal

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Different mix for U.S. freight in latest week 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.

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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...
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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...
suit-filed-to-block-csx-dc-tunnel-plan
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)...
big-box-bonanza
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...

big-box-bonanza
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...
iana-domestic-containers-drive-3q-growth
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...
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Infinity Transportation on Monday, Nov. 10, 2014 announced "a new expedited refrigerated domestic intermodal container service operating from the Pacific Northwest to the Midwest and East Coast." The company's new intermodal operating platform, Infinity Transportation Logistics, LLC. ("ITL"), is headquartered in...
aar-“an-enormous-amount-of-freight”
The Association of American Railroads on Nov. 6, 2014 reported increased U.S. rail traffic for the week ending Nov. 1, 2014, for the month of October 2014, and for the 2014’s first 10 months, with both carload and intermodal volume...
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BNSF says it will go into the 2014-2015 winter season “better prepared than ever before, especially if the U.S. experiences a return of the polar vortex. The 2013-2014 winter was one of the most severe winters the U.S. has experienced...