Intermodal

Canadian railroads posted historic volume while U.S. railroads saw carloads reverse mostly year-long gains, as the Association of American Railroads said U.S. rail traffic for the week ending September 16 totaled…
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TRAC Intermodal, one of the nation’s largest intermodal chassis pool managers and equipment suppliers, has lauched two new mobile applications “that improve and simplify customer access to emergency road service…
Traffic on U.S. railroads totaled 486,474 carloads and intermodal units, up 0.8% compared with the same week in 2016.
Pan Am Railways is partnering with port operator DP World and Canada’s Port Saint John on direct intermodal rail service to the U.S. Northeast.
Railroads restarted some services in Florida following Hurricane Irma, and began to assess damage throughout the southeast region.
Transportation management provider Hub Group has launched Hub Group Connect, a multimodal tracking tool designed to provide customers with shipment visibility and online tracking from any device, including desktop, laptop,…
The Indiana Rail Road Co. (INRD) and CN on Sept. 8 announced two key developments affecting their international intermodal service partnership.
CSX has begun operations at its new Pittsburgh intermodal rail terminal in McKees Rocks, Pa. The facility “provides shippers a new transportation option to move freight to and from western…
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) has approved freight car castings from TVSZ (Tikhvin Freight Car Building Plant, Russia, a subsidiary of United Wagon Co.) for unrestricted interchange service on…
As railroads in the Southeast brace for Hurricane Irma’s projected landfall Sept. 11 on the east coast of Florida, BNSF Railway reports that its operations in southeastern Texas are back…
Railroads serving Florida and the Southeast coastal region are making preparations ahead of Hurricane Irma, which is forecast to make landfall along South Florida and move up the East Coast.
Is CSX emerging from what many observers, including customers, say is an operational and service meltdown created by a “too much, too soon” rush to implement Precision Scheduled Railroading on…
Total U.S. rail traffic was 534,140 carloads and intermodal units for the week ending Sept. 2, down 0.9% from the same week a year ago.
East Coast ports opened a new era in shipping as the Ultra Large Container Vessel CMA CGM Theodore Roosevelt recently called the ports of Virginia, Savannah and Charleston for the…
Short line operator Patriot Rail Company LLC has merged with Diversified Port Holdings LLC, part of a plan to offer bundled rail/sea services to shippers.
Citing improving conditions and strong efforts by m/w crews, rail service impacted by Hurricane Harvey on most BNSF subdivisions in the Houston area and throughout southeastern Texas has been restored.…
Cowen and Company is “not as concerned as many investors are about slowing volume growth,” says Managing Director and Railway Age Wall Street Contributing Editor Jason Seidl. Though North American…
Intermodal traffic again outpaced overall rail freight for the week ending August 26 as imports flowed in for the retail holiday season, according to the Association of American Railroads.
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