Intermodal

For the week ending July 23, 2016, total U.S. weekly rail traffic was 528,070 carloads and intermodal units, down 5.3% compared with the same week last year, according the Association…
Wabtec Corp. on July 25, 2016 reported second-quarter results affected by lower freight sector-related revenues.
The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) announced the establishment of the Build America Bureau, "which will drive transportation infrastructure development projects in the United States by streamlining credit and grant…
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported U.S. rail traffic for the week ending Jul. 16, 2016:
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton issued an executive order, establishing the Governor’s Council on Freight Rail, which will bring together state officials and railroads in a public-private working group to improve…
Shippers expect a 2.9% price increase from the railroads over the next 6-12 months, according Cowen and Company’s Second-Quarter 2016 Rail Shipper Survey (downloadable from the link below).
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics’ (BTS) released numbers on July 13 showing the Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI), which is based on the amount of freight…
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported on July 13th U.S. rail traffic for the week ending July 9, 2016. For this week, total U.S. weekly rail traffic was 442,113…
The panamax era has begun in Miami, and Florida East Coast Railway (FECR) stands ready to handle intermodal containers from the Pacific Rim arriving on the gargantuan ships via the…
The Greenbrier Companies, Inc., reported financial results for its third fiscal quarter ended May 31, 2016 that indicate continued strong performance, despite a railcar market that has softened in recent…
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