Intermodal

It has been a bit more than a decade and a half since the rail industry, assisted by well-qualified consultants, alerted the public and industry watchers that economic growth would…
Coal is no longer king and will not return to the position it once held as the industry’s largest revenue stream. Crude oil might bounce back, a little. Motor vehicles…
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) on Oct. 26 reported for the week ending Oct. 22, 2016, total U.S. weekly rail traffic was 544,092 carloads and intermodal units, down 1.7%…
Longevity is common in the railway supply business, even though many companies have been through the merger and acquisitions process. Louisville, Ky.-based Road & Rail Services marks 30 years in…
Savage announced Oct. 25 the start of transloading in Daveport, Iowa.
About 800 million gallons of water flow through Maine aquifers for the Poland Spring company each year. Since January 2016, containers full of that water flow south from Maine by…
Any way you slice them, Union Pacific’s third-quarter 2016 financials aren’t good. Based on “an unstable global economy, the relatively strong U.S. dollar, and continued soft demand for consumer goods,”…
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported on Oct. 19 that for the week ending October 15, 2016, total U.S. weekly rail traffic was 531,936 carloads and intermodal units, down…
Kansas City Southern (KCS) reported third-quarter 2016 revenues of $605 million, a decrease of 4% from third-quarter 2015, in what management is describing as a very challenging period.
According to Cowen and Company’s Third-Quarter 2016 Rail Shipper Survey, shippers “are anticipating the lowest rate of price increases over the next 6-12 months that we’ve seen in our survey…
Citing “macroeconomic and energy headwinds impacting most markets,” CSX posted third-quarter 2016 net earnings of $455 million, or $0.48 per share, down from $507 million, or $0.52 per share, in…
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) on Oct. 12 reported for the week ending Oct. 8, 2016, total U.S. weekly rail traffic was 521,789 carloads and intermodal units, down 6.1%…
Chicago Rail Link, LLC (CRL), a managed affiliate of OmniTRAX, Inc., is presenting a new and innovative grade crossing pilot project. It is the first such test of this technology…
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported total U.S weekly rail traffic for the week ending October 1, 2016 was 549,171 carloads and intermodal units, down 4% compared with the…
Obtaining an accurate read on the current freight car market is like trying to fine-tune a multiple-carburetor setup on a classic performance car. Adjust one setting, and another setting may…
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) today for the week ending September 24, 2016, total U.S. weekly rail traffic was 539,609 carloads and intermodal units, down 4.8% compared with the…
Cowen and Company Managing Director and Railway Age Wall Street Contributing Editor Jason Seidl attended the North East Association of Rail Shippers (NEARS) Fall Conference and offers the following generally…
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported total weekly U.S. rail traffic for the week ending September 17, 2016 was 537,904 carloads and intermodal units, down 5.1% compared with the…
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported for the week ending September 10, 2016, total U.S. weekly rail traffic was 482,894 carloads and intermodal units, down 5.4% compared with the…
CSX Corporation Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Frank Lonegro updated investors and analysts on Sept. 7, 2016 at the Cowen and Company 9th Annual Global Transportation Conference in…
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