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The Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported on November 9 that U.S. rail traffic for the week ending November 5, 2016 was 543,377 carloads and intermodal units, up 0.7% compared with the same week last year.

The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) issued this statement on November 9 to congratulate President-elect Donald Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence:

Edward R. Hamberger, president and CEO of the Association of American Railroads (AAR), issued on November 9 the following statement in light of the 2016 federal election results:

08 November 2016

CSX promotes Rutherford

CSX Executive Vice President and Chief Sales & Marketing Officer Fredrik Eliasson announced November 8 the promotion of Michael Rutherford to Vice President-Industrial Products, effective immediately.

Canadian Pacific on November 8 launched a website in response to Canadian Transportation Safety Board (TSB) Chairwoman Kathy Fox’s Oc ...
Patriot Rail Services Company LLC (Patriot Rail) announced November 8 a rail infrastructure investment in its California-based subsidiary, Sa ...
Georgetown Rail Equipment Company (GREX) has been named an R&D 100 Awards winner for its Aurora Xi internal tie inspection technology, and was the only winner from the rail industry. The awards were presented in Maryland at a special black-tie dinn ...
Canadian Pacific announced on Nov. 7 that, despite a weather-delayed harvest, October “was its best-ever month for Western Canadian grain movement to Vancouver and stands ready to work with its supply chain partners through the 2016/17 season to transport a bu ...
The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA), as part of a coalition of organizations, launched a new information campaign to enhance passenger safety and encourage the public to report incidents of sexual harassment. The campaign’s message is that sexual ...

Railcar buyers are frequently of habit. It stands to reason. The costs of operating a railcar for moving a commodity are generally transportation, rent or debt expense (unless the asset is owned outright by the end user) and maintenance expenses.

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