Intermodal

Governor Nathan Deal, the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) and CSX Transportation signed a memorandum of agreement July 28, 2015 establishing the Appalachian Regional Port in Chatsworth, Ga. Its service will…
The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) saw the highest-ever volume of intermodal rail moves in Fiscal Year 2015 with the Port of Savannah having moved 369,347 containers by rail in FY2015,…
Wabtec Corp. on June 23, 2015 reported record results for second-quarter 2015.
For the week ending July 18, 2015, total U.S. weekly rail traffic was 551,181 carloads and intermodal units, down 2.8% compared with the same week last year, as carload traffic…
For the week ending July 11, 2015, total U.S. weekly rail traffic was 534,097 carloads and intermodal units, down 2.4% compared with the same week last year, as carload traffic…
Since March we have been very cautious on the near-term prospects for the railroad stocks, warning investors on multiple occasions about the disappointing volume outlook for the group. These warnings…
For the week ending July 4, 2015 total U.S. weekly rail traffic was 506,284 carloads and intermodal units, up 1.7% compared with the same week last year, as carload traffic…
In reporting weekly U.S. rail traffic, as well as volumes for June 2015 and the first six months of 2015, the Association of American Railroads (AAR) revealed on July 1,…
Addressing the need for increased national freight research, U.S. Representative Dan Lipinski (D-Ill.) introduced on June 29, 2015 legislation aimed at improving freight mobility through transportation research and strategic planning.
U.S. Senators Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.), Cory Booker (N-N.J.), Patty Murray (D-Wash.) and Ed Markey (D-Mass.) introduced on June 25, 2015, a proposal creating a national multimodal freight policy and investment…
North American rail volume on 13 reporting U.S., Canadian and Mexican railroads for the first 24 weeks of 2015 was 16,950,429 carloads and intermodal units, flat compared with the same…
The current trend in 2015 U.S. rail freight traffic—intermodal registering gains over prior-year numbers, carload traffic falling—continued for the week ending June 13, 2015, the Association of American Railroads reported.…
Immediately following the signing of a similar agreement with the Alabama State Port Authority, CN on June 17, 2015 signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Port of New…
The Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program has released the final two installments in its Metro Freight Series, a collection of new research examining the volume of goods flowing through U.S. ports…
CN, the Alabama State Port Authority (ASPA) and APM Terminals Mobile, LLC on June 15, 2015 signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for the Port of Mobile intermodal gateway project,…
For the week ending June 6, 2015, total U.S. weekly rail traffic was 550,037 carloads and intermodal units, down 2.2% compared with the same week last year, as carload traffic…
Jerome Marullo has joined the Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corp. Railway Division as Eastern Regional Advertising Sales Manager, with responsibility for Railway Age, Railway Track & Structures and International Railway Journal. He…
The first annual Rail Insights conference, which kicks off June 17 at the Millenium Knickerbocker Hotel in Chicago, will feature several prominent people in rail industry leadership positions who, with…
Florida East Coast Railway (FECR) is expanding its intermodal rail service into Central Florida to include next-day service to Fort Pierce on weekends. Previously, FECR provided next-day service to Fort…
In reporting weekly U.S. rail traffic, as well as volumes for May 2015 and the first five months of 2015, the Association of American Railroads revealed that U.S. carload traffic…
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